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Late-Blooming Wide Receiver Commits to BYU

Late-Blooming Wide Receiver Commits to BYU

Jordan Smith stands out among his fellow receivers, literally. At 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, they do not come much bigger. Throw in a speedy forty time and a sky-high vertical jump and you have the type of wide out that a team cannot pass up. You also have BYU's 18th verbal commitment.

Speed is Key As a 6-foot-4 junior, Jordan Smith had the size many wide receivers envy. He towered over most cornerbacks, but he could not outrun them with his 4.68 speed. At the conclusion of the 2005 season, Smith knew that although he was fast enough to earn all-region honors, he would have to add another gear if he wanted to get serious looks from D-I programs. "All I've focused on since last...

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