|For Smith, Swinney made the difference12/09/2004 TigerIllustrated.com|
Chalkville, Ala. athlete Terrell Smith (6-2, 205, 4.5) is one of Clemson's top verbal commitments. Rated as the nation's No. 17 safety, and one of the top 10 prospects in the state of Alabama, the two-way star had more than a dozen scholarship offers before picking Clemson. Wide receivers coach Dabo Swinney was a big reason why Smith came aboard. In fact Smith talks at length in this interview about why Swinney made the difference.