Corey Smith


Akron, Ohio

High School:
Akron Buchtel

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190


Corey Smith

Overview: Corey Smith is the first junior college prospect to sign with Ohio State since Larry Grant (a member of the San Francisco 49ers' 2013 Super Bowl team) signed out of Community College of San Francisco in 2006 ... Smith, from Akron Buchtel High School, played on an unbeaten (10-0) Grand Rapids (Mich.) C.C. team in 2011 before the college discontinued the program after 80 years ... Smith had 28 receptions for 438 yards and two touchdowns for Grand Rapids ... he then played for Buddy Stephens at East Mississippi C.C., located in Scooba, Miss., in 2012 ... he recorded 51 receptions for 733 yards and nine touchdowns for the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges' north division champion ... caught 11 passes for 113 yards vs. Northwest C.C. and seven passes for 158 yards vs. Southwest C.C. ... his team won first eight games before dropping final two games of the season ... named the No. 9 junior college prospect in the nation by 247Sports and the No. 3 receiver ... Smith will have three seasons to complete two years of athletic eligibility at Ohio State ... he is the son of Erika Smith ... has two siblings: Corrick and Raheem.


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