Saturday, August 31, 2013

West Meck's Van Smith commits to Clemson

West Mecklenburg defensive back Van Smith, a 6-foot, 187-pound junior, has committed to Clemson, Hawks coach Jeff Caldwell said.

Smith has helped West Meck to a 2-0 start and a ranking in the Observer's Sweet 16 football poll.

Smith was all-conference and All-Mecklenburg County as a sophomore when he ran 160 times for 1,114 yards and 12 touchdowns. On defense, he had 39 tackles and five interceptions.