Petey Smith was a powerful presence at middle linebacker as a prep standout at Armwood High School ... an Under Armour All-American ... ranked as the No. 5 inside linebacker by ESPNU and listed on the ESPNU150 ... Scout.com lists Smith as the No. 19 middle linebacker nationally while Rivals.com ranks Smith at No. 32 at his position ... Rivals.com also lists Smith as the No. 63 player in the state of Florida ... member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 ... on the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... All-American by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... a two-time All-State selection ... earned All-Hillsborough County and All-Suncoast first team honors ... Armwood High Schools' all-time leading tackler ... had 79 tackles as a senior for a defensive unit that pitched six shutouts and was considered one of the best in Florida ... had 72 tackles as a junior ... totaled 135 tackles as a sophomore in 2006 ... brother, Eric, is a freshman at Auburn ... coached by Sean Callahan ... chose Alabama over Tennessee, Illinois, Louisville and North Carolina.