Donovan Smith

Texas Tech football: The case for Donovan Smith as QB1

Fall camp is nearly here for the Texas Tech football program and when the players report in early August, the biggest task that head coach Joey McGuire and offensive coordinator Zach Kittley much accomplish is to find a starting QB. Fortunately, the QB room provides plenty of quality options. Recently,...
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Donovan Smith ready to prove doubters wrong for Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers left tackle is ready to silence all of his doubters, and that should be music to Buccaneers fans ears. Throughout his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Donovan Smith has been seen as the weak link on a very strong offense of line, whether that be fair or foul. That is a no way throwing shade to the former Penn State Nittany Lion, because Smith is a good player. The thing is, he’s just been perceived as the “least good” player on the line, and that is ok.
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Critical 20: #7, Donovan Smith

Like any football team, Texas Tech has several players whose performance will be particularly critical to the squad’s success. These players, whether by virtue of experience, leadership, importance of the position played, depth concerns, or sheer talent, are especially crucial. They may or not be the best players on the club, but they would be very conspicuous were they to be absent for any reason. In fact, that may be the best way to conceive of the critical players—they are the performers the team could least afford to lose.
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Donovan Smith residents plea for annexation at Lewes hearing

Emotions ran high April 4, when Lewes Mayor and City Council held a public hearing on annexation of the Donovan-Smith Manufactured Home Park. Residents of the park, suffering for years with water and sewage issues, filled the room. For residents of Donovan-Smith, this was their chance to have their stories told and problems heard by an elected body governing a city that wraps around their embattled community.
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Lewes must annex Donovan-Smith

For years, residents of the Donovan-Smith manufactured home park off Donovans Road just outside Lewes have complained about the poor condition of the park. Confirming those complaints, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control issued a violation last July after on-site septic systems failed, resulting in untreated wastewater surfacing in the community. The owner was hit with another violation in September, citing similar issues.

Donovan Smith Expected to Start Liberty Bowl for Texas Tech

When Tyler Shough transferred from Oregon to Texas Tech, it was supposed to be the piece that brought Tech all the way back to competing for a spot in the upper echelon of the Big 12. Unfortunately, after a 3-0 start, Shough was injured against Texas and the season came...
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Agreement signed to connect Donovan Smith to water, sewer

Delaware state agencies have officially moved to connect the Donovan Smith community in Lewes to municipal water and sewer, which is the pilot project of the Clean Water Initiative for Underserved Communities established by Gov. John Carney. A memorandum of understanding was signed Dec. 17 by the secretaries of the...

We Are The Change: Creating Healthy Habits with Donovan Smith

Tackle Donovan Smith joins teammates and students of the Youth Leadership Program to discuss the importance of creating healthy habits and being the best you. A joint effort between Bucs players and staff to mentor students at Young Middle Magnet School in East Tampa, the Youth Leadership Program is a key component of the Buccaneers Social Justice Initiative.

Donovan Smith shows out in regular season finale despite coming up short

Week in and week out Donovan Smith has shown that maybe he should’ve been the guy to take over for Tyler Shough much earlier than he was. This past week against the now ninth ranked Baylor Bears he threw for 262 yards and two touchdowns. He didn’t have his normal impact on the ground but he managed to be consistent through the air.