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Tyreke Smith

DE

Player profile

  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 267
  • Hometown Cleveland, Ohio
  • Last School Cleveland Heights
  • Year Sophomore

High School Overview: Tyreke Smith was one of the top prospects in his class, a Top 50 overall performer with 247Sports and Rivals each ranking him No. 34 nationally … a member of the ESPN300 … the No. 3-ranked strong side defensive end by Rivals with 247Sports ranking him as the No. 4 end … a consensus four-star player and one of the top players from the state of Ohio … the No. 41 prospect on the Prepstar Dream Team … announced his commitment to Ohio State during the Under Armour All-America Game in January … as a senior at Cleveland Heights for head coach Mac Stephens, Smith accounted for 70 tackles, 23 tackles-for-loss and 11 quarterback sacks, while also hauling in eight receptions for 192 yards and four touchdowns at tight end … 2017 Cleveland.com defensive player of the year and all-Ohio Division I co-defensive player of the year … was also the leading scorer and rebounder for the Cleveland Heights basketball team … is the second Cleveland Heights student-athlete to choose the Buckeyes in as many years, joining WR Jaylen Harris, a member of the 2017 recruiting class … is the son of Michelle and Randy Smith … has two brothers, Dominique and Malik, and a sister, Kayla … Malik is a sophomore basketball player for Bryant University.