High School: Played his senior season for head coach Rod Sink at Wakefield High School after opening prep career at Wake Forest-Rolesville as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Listed as a three-star recruit and the 47th-best prospect in the state of North Carolina according to ESPN.com ... A key part of a Wolverines' squad that posted an 11-2 overall mark and a 6-1 4A Cap Eight record in 2012 ... Posted 60 stops and netted three interceptions as a senior ... WHS advanced to the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4AA playoffs before falling to Garner Magnet ... Earned Cap Eight First-Team All-Conference honors ... Tallied 45 tackles, seven pass breakups and one blocked kick as a junior at Wake Forest-Rolesville ... Helped the Cougars to an 11-3 record (6-1 in 4A Cap Eight play) in 2011 by contributing to a defense that allowed only 19.6 points per game ... Stood ninth among all Cap Eight tacklers during junior campaign ... Part of a Rolesville program that rolled to a 14-1 mark (6-0 league) in 2009 during freshman year, suffering only loss to Jack Britt in the state semifinals ... Participated in the 2011 Under Armour Combine and the 2010 Schuman's National Underclassmen Combine in Durham and received the DB MVP award ... Rated as the No. 8 athlete at the Nike combine in Charlotte ... Also earned track letters at Rolesville as a 400-meter specialist ... Reportedly was timed at 4.51 in the 40-yard dash during prep testing.
Personal: Full name is Xavier LaMont Smith ... Born November 19, 1994 at Charlotte, N.C.