Draft Profile: BioKavosiey Smoke from Wetumpka High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Smoke joined Kentucky.
In 2018 as a freshman Smoke saw action in just one game for the Wildcats as he ran for only 45 yards on 4 attempts for an elite 11.3 yards per carry, with one TD, with no fumbles. As a receiver he made no receptions for no yards.
As a sophomore in 2019 he played 13 games. and rushed for a decent 615 yards on 101 carries for an elite 6.1 ypc, with 6 TDs, with no fumbles. In the passing game he pulled in only 2 receptions for 26 yards.
In 2020 as a junior Smoke saw action in 7 games for the Wildcats. He ran for a decent 229 yards on 47 attempts for a decent 4.9 ypc, with one TD, with no fumbles. As a receiver he made only 5 receptions for 25 yards.
As a senior in 2021 he played in 12 games and ran for a decent 414 yards on 81 carries for an impressive average of 5.1 ypc, with 4 TDs, with one fumble. In the passing game he had one reception for a decent 12 yards.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- An excellent blocker on the outside, Smoke also adds value in the running game.
- Smoke aggressively finishes runs and consistently falls forward in a crowd. His low pad level and a bit of wiggle keep him from absorbing big hits.
- A smooth, loose athlete with very good speed,he is a weapon in space.
- His vision is outstanding, and he has an innate understanding of when to go and when to sit back and wait for blocks to develop. He thrives as a one-cut back
- He’s patient, letting blocks develop then accelerating. He runs with a good forward lean and consistently falls forward.
- Quick feet with good vision to pick through defenses. Smoke has solid hands and body control and is a reliable receiver.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Smoke doesn’t offer a ton of wiggle, and in college, Smoke often sought out contact rather than avoiding it.
- He doesn’t have the ability as a run blocker or the violent run-after-catch ability.
- He’s not physically imposing. Smoke is small-framed and won’t be able to carry much more weight.
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