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Boston College Football: Get To Know The Dudes - #85, WR Thadd Smith

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A receiver that's looking to make a difference immediately

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Name: Thadd Smith

Position: Wide Receiver

Number: #85

Year: Freshman

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 167 lbs.

Hometown: Yeadon, PA

High School: Cardinal O'Hara

2013 Stats (HS): Earned first-team all-state honors in 2013 ... earned Daily News All-Catholic League accolades ... scored 14 touchdowns as senior to go along with 622 receiving yards on 32 receptions ... notched 426 yards on 33 receptions with eight touchdowns as a junior. (via bceagles.com)

2014 Projections: It appears that out of the gate that Gabe McClary appears to winning the battle for the go to slot receiver on the team. However depth is always good and Smith is the perfect fit for a slot receiver or returner. If he doesn't get on the field though, I would expect him to be redshirted.

How'd He Get Here: A three star wide receiver from Pennsylvania, Thadd chose Boston College over James Madison, Rutgers, Temple and Toledo. His primary recruiter was Ryan Day.

Twitter Feed: You can follow Thadd at @thadd_4nation

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Uniform History: The number ocho cinco goes all the way back to Donald Tosi an end from Mansfield. All East Selection Byron Hemingway wore it in 1977. Peter Casparriello a tight end who started during the Doug Flutie years, and captain of the 1987 squad wore it. Antonio Garay, a star defensive end who had a tremendous career with the San Diego Chargers wore it. Ryan Thompson a tight end from 2005-07 wore it, and most recently Groza snub Nate Freese wore it.

Linkage:

National Signing Day: WR Thaddius Smith Commits To Boston College (BC Interruption)

Boston College 2014 Football: WR Thadd Smith (Soaring To Glory)

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