J'Mar Smith
J'Mar  Smith

RS Junior

Meridian, Miss.

High School:
Meridian HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230




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144 Tech athletes earn a spot on the academic list


AD's Honor Roll Announced for Winter Quarter

165 Bulldog and Lady Techster student-athletes recognized


BOWL COVERAGE: Have Bulldogs Saved Their Best for Last?

Teddy Allen's keys to tonight's matchup against SMU


FRISCO BOWL CHAMPS: Bulldogs Tame Mustangs, 51-10

Louisiana Tech's senior class goes out with four straight bowl wins


BOWL COVERAGE: Bulldogs beat ‘the odds’ and earn a bid

Was that a freaky football fall or what? Despite the curious route, Louisiana Tech still earned a free game for the fourth time in as many Decembers.


LA Tech FB Spring Practice #12

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LA Tech FB Spring Practice #3

LA Tech Football Spring Practice #3 Monday, March 12, 2018 Ruston, La.


Bulldogs Undergo First Practice in Frisco

With the DXL Frisco Bowl a mere three days away, Louisiana practice had their first full day of practice in Texas.


Louisiana Tech at UTEP

Louisiana Tech at UTEP Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 Sun Bowl Stadium El Paso, Texas


Louisiana Tech vs. Florida Atlantic

LA Tech vs. Florida Atlantic Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 Joe Aillet Stadium Ruston, La.

2016: Played in seven games, making his first career start in the season opener at Arkansas ... Was 19-for-31 for 212 passing yards, a rushing touchdown and an interception in a close loss to Arkansas in his first career start to open the 2016 season ... Was 4-for-4 passing with 51 yards and his first career touchdown pass in LA Tech's home opener versus South Carolina State (9/10) ... Was a perfect 6-for-6 for 142 passing yards, including an 89-yard touchdown pass in LA Tech's win over Rice (10/29).

2015: Redshirted 2015 season.

High School:
A unanimous three-star rated recruit that ranked 34th in Mississippi among all players in the 2015 class by Scout while Rivals ranked him 24th in the same category… Ranked third in Mississippi among quarterbacks along with being ranked 79th nationally among quarterbacks … Graduated from Meridian High School in 2015 … Lettered in football and baseball … Named second team all-state and was selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game … Threw for over 2,600 yards and 26 touchdown passes, averaging 214 passing yards per game with 800 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns … Coached by Larry Weems.

Personal: Jamarius Contrell Smith … Goes by J’Mar … Son of Kenny Smith and Vashonda Davis … Born on Sept. 24, 1996 in Meridian, Mississippi … Has three younger siblings: Jaluja, Kyah and Gia Bella … Father, Kenny, Was a defensive lineman at Alabama in 1997 when LA Tech beat the Crimson Tide 26-20 and went on to play for the Saints, Patriots and Chiefs … Chose Louisiana Tech over Memphis and Mississippi State … Recruited by Tim Rattay.


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