Date of Birth: 03/06/1987
Height: 6' 5" Weight: 230 lbs
College Experience: South Alabama
Resides: New Orleans, La.
College: South Alabama
Hometown: New Orleans, La.
Years Pro: 2
AFL Experience: 1
AF2 Experience: N/A
VooDoo Notes: Assigned to the New Orleans VooDoo on April 11, 2012... Enters second season with the VooDoo.
Pro Notes: Signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on July 26 2011, becoming the first Jaguar signed to an NFL roster… Was waived on August 30 following the preseason… Signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on September 29 and remained on the practice squad for the remainder of the 2011 season.
College: Lettered for two seasons for South Alabama after transferring in 2008… Career total at USA were 59 catches for 1,282 yards and 10 touchdowns, leading his team in every category… Became South Alabama's first player to be selected for the Under Armour Senior Bowl following senior season in 2010… As a junior in 2009 he started all seven contests, leading the team in receptions (20), receiving yards (473) and touchdown catches (five)... Was second on the team with 494 all-purpose yards after adding a 21-yard carry, tied for second with five touchdowns and tied for third with 30 points... Recorded eight gains of 20 or more yards, including five scoring plays of 60-plus yards... Led USA in receiving yards in six of seven outings, and in catches every game... Caught a season-high five balls for 104 yards in Jaguar debut against Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy, including scoring the first points in school history on a 60-yard scoring pass with nine seconds remaining in the first quarter... Posted three receptions for a season-best 131 yards in win over Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy, catching touchdown passes of 64 and 60 yards on the Jags’ first two plays from scrimmage... Finished with 94 all-purpose yards in finale against Huntingdon (Ala.) College with four catches for 73 yards and a 21-yard rush... Collected two receptions for 76 yards in Milford (N.Y.) Academy win, with 73-yard scoring pass midway through the opening quarter USA’s longest offensive play of the year... Had 63-yard touchdown catch just over a minute into eventual 56-point victory over Army Prep... Finished with two receptions in that game, as well as in matchups with Georgia Military J.C. and Louisburg (N.C.) J.C. as well… Transferred to Southeastern Louisiana and played in the Lions’ 2007 season opener, catching one pass for eight yards at New Mexico State… Started his collegiate career at UAB, where he played in 11 of 12 contests while earning a start in the final game of the year... Posted six catches for 33 yards ... Had two receptions for 14 yards — both season-high totals — at ninth-ranked Georgia in the third game of the year.
High School: Completed his prep career at Prattville High in Alabama after transferring due to Hurricane Katrina... In his only season at the school, helped lead the Lions to a 13-1 mark and a berth in the quarterfinals of the state 6A playoffs ... Prior to that, was an All-Region, All-District and All-Metro selection at John F. Kennedy HS in New Orleans... Helped the Cougars win a pair of district titles and reach the state playoffs on two occasions... That included guiding the school to a 9-3 finish his junior season... Also earned letters in basketball and track... Part of a team that won the AAU national flag football championship.
Personal: Full name is Courtney A. Smith... Born March 6, 1987, in New Orleans, LA... Son of Gregory Montgomery and Vendetta Smith… Majored in Interdisciplinary Studies.