Gregory Smith III

  • Pos S
  • Height 6-3.25
  • Weight 209

Prospect Info

  • High School Sumner
  • City Riverview, FL
  • Exp 2024 - ...

Florida Gators

  • Jersey #30
  • Class FR

As a Prospect


  • Class 2024
  • Committed 12/20/2023
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 11/24/2023

Andrew Ivins
Andrew Ivins Director of Scouting

Big-framed athlete with huge developmental upside as a back-seven defender after playing mostly quarterback his first three years of high school. Measured roughly 6-foot-3.5, 190 pounds with a near 6-foot-9 wingspan spring before senior season. Is still learning how to be a defensive back, but has true sideline to sideline range with his straight-line speed and has shown plenty of physicality on tape. Looks to be most comfortable when he’s working over the top as he hustles to the catch point or to the ball carrier. Must keep improving technique and cut down on the miscues, but could be well worth the wait for someone given how he moves and accelerates for someone his size. Projects as a safety at the next level, but could settle in as more of a box player depending how the body matures over the next few years. Likely will need a redshirt year or two before he’s ready to go, but rare athletic profile (reported a track and field offer from Army) could eventually have him playing on Sundays.

H.S. Athletic Background

Multi-sport athlete that also competes in track and field events and plays basketball.
State qualifier in both the triple jump and the long jump as an 11th grader, placing 7th in the TJ and 10th in the LJ at Florida's 4A meet.
Owns a 47-11.25 effort in the TJ and a 22-6.25 effort in the LJ.
Reports a track and field offer from Army.
2023: Two-way player that started at QB and got some extended run at DB for the first time. Racked up 2,042 yards of offense (1,633 passing, 409 rushing) and accounted for 39 TD on that side of the ball. Defensively, credited with 29 tackles, 4 PBU, an INT, a FF and a FR. Helped power Sumner to an 11-2 record and the regional finals of Florida’s 4M playoffs.
2022: Starting QB. Completed 84 of 138 pass attempts (60.9%) for 1,423 yards with 14 TD and 8 INT. Also carried the ball 121 times for 787 yards (6.5 YPC) and 11 TD.
-Andrew Ivins

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