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Three more years! Three more years!

Happy belated birthday to D.J. Smith, who turned 19 years old yesterday.

NUMBER: 9.

JOB: Breaking into the starting linebacker slot as a freshman, and keeping SoCon QBs awake at night for the next three years.

KEY STATS: Became a starter seven games into his college career and notched a team season-high 16 tackles against The Citadel. He also stole a Bulldog pass and took it back 23 yards to six-land. He was the SoCon Defensive Player of the Month after a 14-tackle job against UTC.

REASON TO LOVE HIM: He’s a habitual champion, finishing five consecutive football seasons with a title. Prior to Histor3, he helped Charlotte Independence to four straight state championships.

BIRTHDAY WISH: Surpassing the Dexter Coakley legacy.

SUGGESTED GIFT: A LSU embroidered tackling dummy.

One Comment

  1. tim

    February 27, 2008 at 4:37 am

    Got a copy of SI signed by DJ. This guy is a stud and I expect to see some great things from this kid a la Dexter Coakley. Happy b-day DJ!!! Now go get ready to eat some cajun tiger QB's!

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