Nittany Lions Host Senior Day on Saturday Versus Badgers
Tyrone Smith joined the Nittany Lions in January 2012 after participating in a pair of tryout sessions. An All-City League player in Pittsburgh, Smith initially was a tight end, but has transitioned to the defensive line. He is a hard worker who has made good progress and will add depth for the defensive line.
Smith lettered in football for Langley High School as a defensive end and tight end. A team captain, he was an All-City League selection as a senior playing for Coach Kenny Wright. He also lettered in baseball and basketball.
Full name is Tyrone Davon Smith. He is the son of Erskine Smith and Kelly Collington and grandson of Yvonne Smith. He has one older brother, Erskine, and two younger sisters, Honesti Dennison and Miracle Collington. He enjoys working out and playing video games. He is a kinesiology major and is interested in pursuing a career as a physical therapist or strength and conditioning coach. Born August 10, 1992 in Pittsburgh, Pa.