Antwan Smith - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 44


  • position Inside Linebacker
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 205
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Atlanta, Ga.
  • High school Westlake

High School
• Rated as a unanimous three-star recruit by On3, ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals
• On3 listed him as the No. 47 linebacker in the nation and the No. 76 player in Georgia
• Played at Westlake High School under head coach Rico Zackery, helping the Lions compile a 43-10 record during his four seasons
• Recorded 21 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks (-10 yards) and two caused fumbles as a senior in 2023
• Helped his team to a 9-3 record and the Class 7A Georgia High School Football Playoffs in 2023
• Named to the Georgia High School Football Daily Defensive First Team in 2023
• Lettered as a junior and senior on the track team
• Chose Kentucky over offers from Duke and NC State

• Born in Atlanta, Georgia
• Son of Tiffani and Dadra Smith
• Has one brother, Deon Jackson
• Comes from a family of athletes as mom, Tiffani, ran track at the University of Miami and earned All-America honors after placing 13th in the long jump at the 1995 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships … Dad, Dadra, played basketball at Utah State from 1995-97 … Brother, Deon, played football at Duke from 2017-2020 and is currently a running back for the New York Giants
• Major is sociology

Antwan Says
• His nickname is “Smitty”
• He chose Kentucky because it felt like home
• Other than play in the NFL, his dream job is to work in real estate
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he loves cars
• Three words to describe him are quiet, chill and funny

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