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J'Mar Smith
J'Mar  Smith

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Meridian, Miss.

High School:
Meridian HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
Quarterback

Experience:
1L

11/22/2017

LA Tech Hosts UTSA Saturday on Senior Night in Ruston

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston

11/21/2017

LA Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Nov. 21

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston

11/18/2017

LA Tech Rushes Past Miners, 42-21, in El Paso

The Bulldogs rushed for 343 yards on the ground in the 21-point victory

11/18/2017

Postgame Notes

Notes from Tech's 42-21 win over UTEP.

11/16/2017

LA Tech Travels to Take on UTEP Saturday in El Paso

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. CT/1 p.m. MT Saturday at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso

11/18/2017

Louisiana Tech at UTEP

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

11/11/2017

Louisiana Tech vs. Florida Atlantic

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

11/04/2017

Louisiana Tech vs. North Texas

LA Tech vs. North Texas Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 Joe Aillet Stadium Ruston, La.

10/21/2017

Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss

Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 Joe Aillet Stadium Ruston, La.

10/07/2017

LA Tech vs. UAB

Bulldogs played UAB at Legion Field on Oct. 7, 2017.

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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