Missouri City (Texas) Fort Bend Marshall athlete Jeremy Smith stands 6-foot-3, 185-pounds and when he is not playing quarterback he can be found playing wide receiver.
During the summer months he played both positions as he hit the summer camp circuit. He attended camps at Arkansas, Baylor, and Texas, and each camp provided plenty of highlights.
The experience at the Arkansas Camp stood out the most, and the Razorbacks seemed to like what they saw as well.
"They said I was nice and they liked me playing quarterback," Smith said. "They also said they liked me playing receiver. They said to call them anytime."
At Baylor, Smith focused his attention on wide receiver, and he came away with several lessons he can take to the field.
"It was a good experience," Smith said. "They were teaching me new stuff I haven't really learned. They were showing me how to break down and how to beat cornerbacks at certain routes."
Smith's trip to Texas was for the Longhorn's Under the Lights which provided its own unique atmosphere.
"It was nice practicing under the lights," Smith said. "Doing drills, catching balls, it was nice."
Smith has picked up offers from Michigan State, SMU, and Houston, and is receiving significant interest several other top college programs. Right now he does not have any unofficial visit plans for the fall and he is not ready to declare any favorites. Smith does he admith he grew up a fan of Texas and Vince Young.
As a junior in 2014, Smith will man the quarterback position for the Buffalos. The season begins in just a few short days, and Smith feels good about how the team is progressing.
"We're getting everything together as a team," Smith said. "We're coming along very well. We're practicing well. Some days it's off but most of the time everything is fine and flowing like it's supposed to. The coaches are doing their job and we're being coachable and we're learning new stuff."
Of course, Smith has high goals as he takes over as the leader of Marshall's offense. He has put in countless hours in the offseason and worked to sharpen his skills at quarterback. However, it all boils down to one thing, one ultimate goal.
"Myself, I just want to lead my team to the state title and play as one," Smith said.
Smith is currently ranked No. 34 among the prospects in the athlete category. He is also ranked No. 34 in the Rivals.com Texas Initial Top 75.