Chad Smith
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    Chad Smith

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    River Oaks, TX

    High School:
    Castleberry

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 190

    Position:
    TB

    2006 (Junior) - Played in all 12 games as a backup halfback ... had 26 carries for 162 yards on the year ... averaged 6.2 yards per carry ... entered the Tennessee game in the fourth quarter and notched 44 yards on four carries on one drive to set up a touchdown ... recorded his career-long run of 31 yards vs. the Vols ... four carries for 26 yards at San Diego State ... three carries for 36 yards at Army ... enters the season with a 5.8 career rushing average which is tops among returning players.

    2005 (Sophomore) - Played in all 11 games, starting three ... starts came against Colorado State, Army and New Mexico ... fifth on the team in rushing with 190 yards on 34 carries ... averaged 5.6 yards per carry and scored one touchdown ... rushed for a career-best 40 yards on six carries vs. Wyoming ... rushed for 35 yards on two carries at Colorado State and scored the first TD of his career on a 30-yard run ... started for the first time of his career vs. Colorado State ... scored his first-career receiving touchdown on an eight-yard catch vs. Navy.

    2004 (Freshman) - Played in six games as a reserve halfback ... began the year on the junior varsity before moving up to the varsity for the New Mexico game ... played in all six games of the season after that ... rushed for 57 yards on 11 carries ... averaged 5.2 yards per carry ... rushed for 28 yards on four carries vs. Colorado State ... rushed for a career-best 31 yards on six carries with a long run of 11 yards vs. Wyoming.

    High School - Lettered three times in football, twice in baseball and once in basketball ... two-time first-team all-district selection in football ... named second-team all-district twice ... set school records for rushing yards and touchdowns in a season and game ... played quarterback, running back and safety ... first-team all-district in baseball as an outfielder ... high school football coach was Gary Ponder.

    Personal - Born July 7, 1985 ... member of Squadron 9, the Viking Nine ... attended the USAFA Prep School and played football ... son of Dean Smith and Tammy Crutsinger ... siblings include Dean (23) and Tristin Aguirre (14) ... majoring in social sciences ... hobbies include hunting, fishing and watching sports ... completed Operation Air Force at Yokota AB, Japan, this past summer ... was also a counselor at basic training ... is active in his squadron as the services officer ... favorite television show is SportsCenter ... favorite movie is Rudy ... person in history he'd most like to meet is Pat Tillman ... advice to young people is that when there's a WILL, there's a WAY ... greatest moments is sports were when he broke the rushing and touchdown records at his high school ... credits his high school offensive coordinator, Chris Woodall, as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys and favorite NFL player is Cowboy defensive back Roy Williams ... favorite non-traditional sport to watch on TV is UFC ... aspires to become a maintenance officer or fly upon graduation.

    Smith's Career Statistics

    Rushing
    Year	G	#	Yds	Avg	TD	LG
    2006	12	26	162	6.2	0	31 (Tenn)
    2005	11	34	190	5.6	1	30 (CSU)
    2004	6	11	57	5.2	0	11 (Wyo)
    Total	29	71	427	5.8	1
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