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Fred Smith
Fred Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Southeastern

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 236

Position:
FB

Experience:
2L


Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2008 | 2010


Fourth-year player adds depth at fullback.

2010 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Earned his second letter after appearing in eight games, primarily on special teams . . . made the transition from wide receiver to fullback during spring practice.

2009 SEASON: Redshirted.

2008 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Appeared in nine games as a true freshman, playing both on offense and special teams . . . worked behind Blair White and Mark Dell at split end in 2008 . . . his only reception came at Northwestern, a 7-yard grab from Brian Hoyer in the third quarter that set up Brett Swenson's second field goal.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report, SuperPrep and PrepStar All-American . . . rated among the nation's top 75 prospects by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report (No. 74) . . . ranked among the country's top wide receivers by Rivals.com (No. 24), Scouts, Inc. (No. 34), Scout.com (No. 34) and SuperPrep (No. 47) . . . listed among the Midwest's top prospects by the Detroit Free Press (No. 10), Scouts, Inc. (No. 21) and SuperPrep (No. 29) . . . ranked among the state's top seniors by The Detroit News (No. 2), Scouts, Inc. (No. 4), Scout.com (No. 4), Lansing State Journal (No. 5), Rivals.com (No. 5) and Detroit Free Press (No. 7) . . . represented the East in the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association All-Star Game in Spartan Stadium . . . named to The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press Dream Teams . . . earned all-state (Division 1- 2) and All-Detroit honors from The Detroit News . . . three-year starter for Coach Donshell English at Southeastern High School in Detroit, Mich. . . . had 43 receptions for 665 yards (15.5 avg.) and seven touchdowns as a senior despite being slowed by a sprained ankle during the first half of the season . . . recorded two 100-yard receiving games in 2007 . . . caught seven passes for a career-best 185 yards and five TDs vs. Central . . . had a career-high eight catches for 125 yards vs. Catholic Central . . . caught 37 passes for 595 yards (16.1 avg.) and six scores as a junior . . . also led Southeastern in all-purpose yards (840) and interceptions (6 for 135 yards) in 2006 . . . had five receptions for 85 yards vs. Crockett Tech and returned a kickoff 90 yards for a TD . . . had five catches for 65 yards vs. Southwestern to go along with two interceptions . . . caught five passes each vs. Northwestern (87 yards) and Ford (75) . . . had four receptions for 77 yards and a score vs. Chadsey . . . had three catches for 76 yards and three TDs vs. Western International . . . high school teammate of current Spartan safety Charles Burrell . . . listed among the state's top senior basketball wing players (No. 8), according to MLive.com's midseason rankings . . . averaged 17.4 points in 2007-08 . . . averaged 23 points per game as a junior . . . also competed in track as a sprinter . . . son of Teresa Smith . . . born June 29, 1990 . . . sociology major.

SMITH'S CAREER STATISTICS

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2008................ 9 1 7 0 7 0.1 7.0 0.8 2010................ 8 1 2 0 2 0.1 2.0 0.2 TOTAL............... 17 2 9 0 7 0.1 4.5 0.5

ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2008................ 9 0 7 0 0 0 7 0.8 2010................ 8 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.2 TOTAL............... 17 0 9 0 0 0 9 0.5

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