COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Linebacker Rahshaun Smith has joined the Maryland football team after earning his undergraduate degree from Clemson.
Smith, nicknamed “Shaq,” will be eligible to play this season for the Terrapins under first-year coach Michael Locksley.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 800 New Cases & 5 Deaths Reported Sunday
The 6-foot-2, 250-pound Smith played in all 15 games last season, finishing with 17 tackles and a sack to help undefeated Clemson win the national championship.READ MORE: First African American To Lead The Maryland National Guard Was Honored After 38-Years Of Service
The Baltimore native was redshirted in 2016 before notching 14 tackles and an interception in 2017.MORE NEWS: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know
Maryland announced the arrival of Smith on Monday.