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Jelani Smith commits to La. Tech

Louisiana Tech's Derek Dooley may be a rookie head coach but he is no rookie to the recruiting process after serving as recruiting coordinator at SMU and LSU.

Dooley knows that the key to turning around the Bulldog program starts with recruiting and he added a big commitment from one of Louisiana's top linebackers in Abbeville's Jelani Smith.   Smith, a 6-1, 210-pounder with 4.7 speed, has good instincts and is known for always being around the ball.   As a junior, he recorded 136 total tackles which topped his...

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