Tyron Smith was regarded as one of the best prospects coming out of high school. Smith was listed as the No. 6 offensive tackle prospect and had a rating of five stars from Rivals.com.
As a stand-out student-athlete, he also did well in added track and field aside from being a great football player. Smith had the best throw in the shot put, which was 14.23 meters (46 feet, 7 inches), and the best throw in the discus, which was 46.62 meters (152 feet, 10 inches).
He received numerous awards in high school including; All-American honors by Parade, SuperPrep, PrepStar, Scout.com, and EA Sports. Smith was a participant in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in 2008.
Smith was regarded as one of the top offensive tackle prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft. He was the first offensive lineman to be taken in the first round by the Dallas Cowboys since Jerry Jones acquired the organization in 1989, and the highest offensive lineman drafted in franchise history since John Niland went fifth overall in 1966.
How Tall Is Tyron Smith?
Tyron Smith is a veteran left tackle for the Dallas Cowboys. He is listed at a height of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) and a weight of 307 lb (139 kg).