by Clint Davenport

JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Sharks continue to bolster the wide receiver group with the signing of rookie receiver Brian Smith Jr. 

Brian Smith Jr (6'4, 220) comes to Jacksonville for his rookie season from Missouri Valley College where he competed in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). In his lone season with the Vikings, Smith had 379 yards and four touchdowns in only five games. 

Before Missouri Valley, Smith spent two years at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he saw action in ten games. He joined the Ragin' Cajuns after spending two seasons at Glendale Community College where he had 828 yards and seven touchdowns over two seasons.

Smith attended Barbe High School, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where he was First Team All-State in both football and baseball.

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