June 28, 2006
Greg Smith's move to Auburn a no-go?
It was supposed to be just one class.
Auburn signee Greg Smith transferred to Chattanooga, Tenn., State Junior College this summer with plans to complete one math course in order to earn his associates degree. The 6-foot-1, 320-pound defensive tackle made a 'B' in the pre-calculus class and was packing his bags for the Plains.
But when it came time to submit his paperwork for graduation, Smith hit a snag. He found the hours he previously passed at Northeast Mississippi Community College were not enough to complete degree requirements at Chattanooga State.
He was seven hours short.
"I don't know what happened," said Smith. "They told me I didn't have enough hours to graduate. I was a little mad but it lets me know I really have to work for what I want."
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