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Fred Smith

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Destrehan, La.

High School:
Destrehan

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 198

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
12/10/1983

Experience:
3L

Major:
Media Arts

Fred Smith

TULANE: A three-year letterwinner, who plays wide receiver and returns both kickoffs and punts... ranks fifth all-time at Tulane in kickoff returns (80) and fifth in kickoff return yards (1,674)... also ranks sixth in punt return average (10.2), sixth in punt return yardage (563) and seventh for total returns (55).

2006: Played in all 12 games... recorded two receptions for 13 yards... caught a season-high nine-yard pass against Army... registered 22 punt returns for 191 yards and notched 25 kickoff returns for 487 yards (19.5)... his best return day came against SMU when he produced season-bests on a 36-yard punt return and a 35-yard kickoff return versus the Mustangs, and finished the game with 103 return yards on six attempts.

2005: Did not play due to injury; received a medical red-shirt.

2004: Earned all-Conference USA third team and second team All-Louisiana honors as a return man... ranked second in C-USA and 31st in the country in punt returns with 267 yards on 23 returns (11.6 ypr)... also caught 10 passes for 42 yards on the season... scored on a season-long 75-yard punt return against UAB (10/23)... his punt return yardage total ranks seventh on the Tulane single-season list... averaged 21 yards per kickoff return with 357 yards on 17 returns... his season-long 54-yard kickoff return came versus Florida A&M (9/11) and added a 49-yard return in the Army victory (11/13)... returned five punts for 67 yards versus East Carolina (10/9), including a 30-yard return... totalled four punt returns for 47 yards versus Southern Miss (9/25)... had a career-long 18-yard reception against Florida A&M and logged his career-high with three catches against Misssissippi State (9/4)... rushed for seven yards on his lone attempt against Navy (11/6).

2003: Tulane's top return man on both kickoffs and punts as a true freshman... recorded 38 kickoff returns for 830 yards for an average of 21.8 yards per return, second in Conference USA... his 38 returns and 830 yards rank second on the Tulane single-season charts... returned his first collegiate kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown in front of an ESPN national television audience versus TCU (9/1) and tied the school and Superdome record... on 10 punt returns, averaged 10.5 yards per return with a long of 45 yards... compiled 1,004 all-purpose yards to rank third on the team with 34 rushing (four carries) and 35 receiving yards (three catches) to go with the returns... registered a career-best 144 all-purpose yards against UAB (11/8), including a 21-yard rush and a season-long 45-yard punt return... his first career touchdown reception came on a season-long 16-yard catch against Houston (10/11).

HIGH SCHOOL: Member of the Times-Picayune Top 25 Blue Chip list... named the St. Charles Parish offensive MVP by the St. Charles Herald-Guide... selected as the all-Metro Offensive Player of the Year his senior year... caught 64 passes for 1,202 yards to average 18.8 yards per catch in 2002... grabbed 15 touchdown passes... during his junior season, he was named the district co-MVP after catching 34 passes for 806 yards and 11 touchdowns... also received an honorable mention spot on the all-state team his junior season.

PERSONAL: A media arts major... born Frederick Smith, Jr., on December 10, 1983... one of three children and the only son of Lisa and Frederick Smith, Sr.

Smith's Career Receiving Stats

Year G-GS No. Yds. Avg. TD Long/Opp.
2003 12-0 3 35 11.7 1 16/Houston
2004 11-0 10 42 4.2 0 18/FAMU
Career 23-0 13 77 5.9 1 18/FAMU

Smith's Career Return Stats

Year G-GS PR-Yds Avg. TD Long KOR-Yds Avg. TD Long
2003 12-0 10-105 10.5 0 45 38-830 21.8 1 100
2004 11-0 23-267 11.6 1 75 17-357 21.0 0 54
Career 23-0 33-372 11.3 1 75 55-1187 21.6 1 100

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