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    Cole Smith
    Cole  Smith

    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Mission Viejo, CA

    High School:
    Mission Viejo

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 280

    Position:
    C

    Birthdate:
    08/19/1996

    Experience:
    SQ

    Major:
    Undeclared

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    In The News

    2016: Smith will look to get into the rotation at center as a redshirt freshman in 2016.

    2015: Smith redshirted as a first-year freshman center in 2015.

    HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2014 Prep Star All-West Region, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Max Preps All-State Division I first team, All-CIF West Valley Division Offensive MVP, Los Angeles Times All-Area first team and Orange County Register All-Orange County first team, All-South Coast League as a senior center at Mission Viejo (Calif.) High. Mission Viejo won the CIF West Valley Division championship.

    As a junior in 2013, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Junior second team, All-CIF Pac 5 Division and Orange County Register All-Orange County first team. He was a 3-year starter.

    He also was on Mission Viejo’s track team (shot put, discus throw).

    PERSONAL: He has a B+ average at USC (3.48 GPA). His father, Doug, played at Bowling Green (1974-77) and then was a 6-time Pro Bowl center for the Los Angeles Rams (1978-91) before serving as a volunteer coach with the Rams (1992) and then an assistant coach at USC (1993-97, the first 2 years handling the defensive line and the last 3 working with the offensive line) and since 2000 as the offensive line coach at Orange Coast Junior College.