Happy Birthday Coach Smart!

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On April 2, 2009 VCU introduced a promising young coach to Ram Nation. Exactly two years later, that coach, Shaka Smart, had the Rams playing in their first-ever Final 4 game. Six days after that game he celebrated his 34th birthday.

Coach Smart turns 36 today, so join us in wishing him a happy birthday and great success for many more years!

Happy Birthday coach!



VCU School of the Arts (BFA '07) and Center for Sport Leadership (M.Ed. '10) alumnus, Mat has followed VCU basketball since the Sunbelt days when he'd...