Brayden DeVault-Smith - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#12 Brayden DeVault-Smith

LB

Class Fifth-Year Senior
Height 6'3"
Weight 227
Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
High School Pearl-Cohn

As a Senior (2020)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Eight games played
• 16 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, one pass breakup and one quarterback pressure
• Three or more tackles against No. 6 Florida and Kentucky
• Two tackles against No. 20 LSU
• First career sack, 1.5 total tackles for loss against Ole Miss
• Career-high six tackles vs. No. 6 Florida, including 1.0 tackle for loss

As a Junior (2019)
• 11 games played with one start, at inside linebacker against Georgia
• 23 tackles (13 solo)
• Season-high five tackles against Georgia
• Multiple stops in six games, including three against UNLV
• Two solo tackles versus Georgia, Northern Illinois, Ole Miss and Florida

As a Sophomore (2018)
• 13 games played
• First collegiate start versus Nevada
• Eight tackles (four solo)
• Season-high four tackles versus Nevada
• Two tackles in season-opening win versus 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