Thursday, December 25, 2014

Standout football recruit enjoys Temple official visit

Tevaun Smith, a wideout at Kent School (Conn.), said he enjoyed this past weekend's official visit to Temple.

Standout football recruit enjoys Temple official visit

Tevaun Smith, a wideout at Kent School (Conn.), said he enjoyed this past weekend's official visit to Temple.

The 6-foot-2, 186-pound prep school standout attended practice, hung out with players and spent time with the coaching staff. He is being recruited for the Class of 2012.

"I mostly spent time with the wide receivers coach [Zach Smith]," Smith told Rivals.com.  The coaches "were just interested and explained how they'd use me on the offensive side of the ball and special teams with my athletic ability. They felt I can do well in their offense."

He compiled over 1,000 all-purpose yards to go with 15 touchdowns this season. The Toronto native took an official visit to Connecticut on Nov. 25 and will visit Iowa this weekend.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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