#12 Brayden DeVault-Smith

LB

Class Redshirt Sophomore
Height 6'3"
Weight 230
Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
High School Pearl-Cohn

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2019)
• 11 games played
• Earned starting assignment at inside linebacker against Georgia
• 14 tackles (3 solo) on the season
• Matched career high with five tackles against Georgiavs. Georgia
• Multiple stops in five games including three vs. UNLV
• Two solo tackles at Ole Miss and Florida

As a Redshirt Freshman (2018)
• 13 games played
• First collegiate start vs. Nevada
• Eight tackles (four solo)
• Career-high four tackles vs. Nevada
• Two tackles in season-opening win vs. Middle Tennessee

As a Freshman (2017)
• Did not see action

The DeVault-Smith File
• Member of Pearl-Cohn (Tenn.) varsity team
• Attended Nashville’s Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet School
• 2016 Hume Award finalist (Metro Nashville’s top student-athlete)
• Senior captain
• 155 tackles (26 for loss) three forced fumbles as senior
• Led team to 12-2 record and 4A state finals appearance as a senior
• 2016 region defensive MVP
• 2016 all-state
• 2016 all-midstate
• 2016 Tennessee East-West All-Star Classic
• Full name is Brayden Edward Wright DeVault-Smith
• Born in Nashville
• Son of Mary DeVault and the late Derrick Smith
• Mother works as infection prevention nurse at Vanderbilt Medical Center
• Younger sister, Amani
• Pianist
• Majoring in sociology

Career Highs:
Total Tackles: 5, (2x) most recently at Tennessee, 11/30/2019
Solo Tackles: 2, (4x), most recently at Tennessee, 11/30/2019