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Phil Smith

Phil Smith

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Jesuit

Last College:
Georgia Tech

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 292

Position:
Offensive Line

12/22/2012

Football Finishes 2012 Season as Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl Champs

UCF won its second bowl game in program history.

11/19/2012

UCF Football Game Notes - UAB Nov. 24

Knights close out the regular season with Senior Day at Bright House.

10/29/2012

UCF Game Notes - SMU 11/3

Knights battle the Mustangs during Homecoming on Saturday.

10/27/2012

UCF vs. Marshall Postgame Notes

Postgame notes

09/05/2012

UCF Football Owns the Classroom

Eleven Knights have already earned degrees.

09/08/2012

UCF vs. Ohio State (9/8/12)

UCF vs. Ohio State (9/8/12)

SENIOR SEASON (2012)
-Saw game action in all 14 games, with starts at right tackle vs. Marshall (10/27), SMU (11/3), UTEP (11/10), Tulsa (11/17), UAB (11/24), the C-USA Championship (12/1) and the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl (12/21)

PRIOR TO UCF
-Enrolled at UCF for his final season of college football after spending his prior collegiate career at Georgia Tech
-Was a two-year starter for the Yellow Jackets in 2010 and 2011
-Played in 33-career games prior to 2012, including 20 starts
-As a redshirt junior in 2011, played 10 games (starting eight) while Georgia Tech put together an 8-5 season record
-During that 2011 campaign, Georgia Tech had the No. 18 total offense and the No. 2 rushing offense
-In 2010, also played in 10 games and started eight times at right tackle
-Missed three games with nagging injuries
-Beat out a returning senior starter for the job in 2010
-Enjoyed a solid redshirt freshman season in Tech's ACC championship season of 2009, beginning that year as a top back-up at tackle before starting three games late in the season
-Started four games overall as a freshman
-Helped the Georgia Tech offense lead the nation in rushing offense in 2009
-Suffered a season-ending injury in the ACC Championship Game vs. Clemson and did not play in the FedEx Orange Bowl
-Earned All-ACC Freshman Team honors in 2009
-In 2008, was a true freshman who redshirted

High School
-While at Jesuit, earned all-county honors in 2007 as an offensive lineman
-Selected to the All-Hillsborough County Second Team
-Earned all-state honors by the FSWA as an offensive tackle
-Recorded six sacks on the defensive line as a junior
-Earned two varsity letters in football at defensive end, offensive tackle and tight end
-Rated as the No. 56 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com
-Also earned two letters in basketball as an imposing center
-Served one year as captain of the basketball team
-Recorded a triple-double as a sophomore with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 11 blocked shots against Berkeley Prep
-Selected for the student council as a senior
-Originally chose Georgia Tech over Penn State and several other schools

Personal
-Parents are Mark and Colleen Smith
-Father played football for four years at Nicholls State

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