July 10, 2006

Smith working hard for senior season

North Carolina commitment Jonathan Smith of Durham, N.C., Hillside is expecting big things for his senior season as the Hornets attempt to make noise in the state 4-A rankings this fall.

Smith is currently working hard in preparation for training camp, which starts in approximately three weeks.

"Right now I'm basically getting bigger, faster, and stronger," said Smith. "We're working out as a team, and trying to get our other players ready for the season."

Smith feels comfortable with his talents at linebacker, but he is working on specific skills that will help him potentially make the transition to the defensive backfield at the next level.

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