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Brad Smith Athlete Profile

#79 Brad Smith

Position: Defensive Tackle Height: 6-6 Weight: 251 Roster Years: 1980-1984 Hometown: Tracy, CA Last School: Tracy High School


Born in Tracy, Calif., ... parents are Robert and Janice ... recruited by Oregon, Oregon State, Washington State, Arizona State and Cal ... majoring in computer science.

Before BYU

Started on offense and defense at Tracy High ... was al-league both ways and was all-district on offense ... was all-area and All-Northern Section ... VFW lineman of the year ... honorable mention Adidas All-America ... led his team to the co-SJAA championship ... coached by Wayne Schneider ... set a school and league record with a 176-6 throw in the discus.

Other College

Played at Ricks College in 1982 and was All-ICAC and second team All-American.


Yr    Solo  Ast   Total   TFL/Yds   Sacks/Yds   Int/Yds   PBU   QBH   FR  FC
1983 25 40 65 2 10 0 0 23 2 0
1984 37 41 78 1 6 0 0 19 2 0

1980 | Freshman Year

Selected the outstanding rookie of the squad ... played with the varsity and started some games ... had 10 tackles vs. UNLV.

1983 | Junior Year

Started at nose guard ... was fifth-leading defensive point getter ... injured in the Holiday Bowl vs. Missouri ... lineman of the week vs. Baylor and Wyoming.

1984 | Senior Year

Played in the Blue-Gray Classic ... had five unassisted tackles, five assisted tackles and a sack vs. Michigan in the Holiday Bowl.