Former Baylor quarterback Zach Smith enrolled in classes in January at The University of Tulsa. Smith joins six December signees that begin classes this week.
The 6-3, 225-pound Smith comes to Tulsa after playing in 18 games for the Big 12’s Baylor Bears over the last two seasons, including starting 10 games. He threw for at least 200 yards in his first seven career starts and in eight of his 10 career starts, while his 14 TD passes in his first five starts were the second-best in Baylor history.
In the 2017 season, Smith completed 33-of-50 passes for a career-high 463 yards and four TDs against No. 3 Oklahoma. He completed his sophomore season throwing for 1,471 yards and eight TDs in just nine games. Smith was a top-300 recruit as a senior at Grandview (Texas) High School in 2015. Smith threw for 10,217 yards and 113 touchdowns in his career to rank among the top 10 in Texas high school football history. Nationally, Smith was the No. 10 quarterback by ESPN, No. 11 by Rivals and No. 12 by 247Sports.
Smith will sit out the 2018 season due to NCAA transfer rules.