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Brad Smith 73
Brad Smith


Columbia, Mo.

High School:
Rock Bridge

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 294




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A late growth spurt has given this walkon a shot at developing into a tackle for the Tigers ... stood just 5-foot-10, 190-lbs. as a high school senior ... bench presses 520 lbs. - best mark by an offensive lineman at MU ... came out of spring as the No. 2 man behind Justin Bland at right tackle

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered twice in football and once in wrestling in the 189-lb. weight class at Rock Bridge.

PERSONAL - Major - agricultural economics ... hobbies are hunting and fishing ... FFA member in high school ... member of Delta Sigma Phi at MU ... grandfather Dr. Elvin Imes ran track at Central Methodist (1931-35) and was inducted into school's Hall of Fame in 1995 ... cousin of former Tiger TE Larry Linthacum (1987-90) and brother-in-law of former Tiger LB Darren MacDonald (1986-89) who once held the school career tackling record ... brother Brian Smith is a golfer at Baker University ... high school coach - John Henage ... parents - Harold Gooding Jr., and Carolyn Imes ... born March 16, 1977, in Springfield, Mo.