Quickly: Had a great spring after playing very well in 1999 as a backup linebacker... Will be listed as the backup to Tony Newson at middle linebacker.
1999: Saw a lot of action as a reserve as well as on special teams... Recorded 50 tackles on the year, missing two games due to a concussion... Had at least eight tackles in four games, including a season-high 12 at Utah... Returned a fumble recovery 49 yards for a touchdown against North Texas.
1998: Played in 10-of-11 games, mostly on special teams... Was credited with four tackles on the season.
Previous College: Spent the 1996 season redshirting at Idaho and then attended Antelope Valley JC in 1997, but did not play football.
High School: Lettered three years in football and track in high school... Was a two-time second-team all-league selection in football while playing tight end and linebacker... His 1995 team won the CIF Division II Championship... Was a four-year scholar-athlete...
Personal: Son of Neil and Kathy Smith... Born Aug. 29, 1978 in Idaho Falls, Idaho... Wants to major in exercise science.