2006 (Junior) - Played in 12 games as a reserve defensive back ... recorded 16 total tackles, including nine unassisted ... one tackle and a pass breakup vs. New Mexico ... season-best four tackles at TCU ... three tackles, all unassisted, and his first-career interception vs. Army ... his interception led to an Air Force touchdown ... two tackles vs. Notre Dame.
2005 (Sophomore) - Played in all 11 games, starting twice ... starts came against TCU and BYU ... had 20 total tackles and eight unassisted tackles on the year ... recorded one pass breakup ... . recorded three tackles vs. Washington in his first varsity game ... four tackles vs. SDSU ... one tackle vs. Wyoming.
2004 (Freshman) - Played cornerback on the junior varsity team before moving to the varsity midway through the season ... listed second at cornerback on the depth chart following spring ball.
High School - Three-year letterwinner in football and track ... also lettered two years in baseball ... team captain and MVP in football as a senior ... honorable mention all-state selection ... defensive MVP his junior campaign ... team captain and defensive MVP in basketball as a senior ... district champion in the 200- and 800-meters as a senior ... member of the school-record holding 800-meter relay team ... academic all-state performer ... member of the National Honor Society and student council ... sports editor of the Quill & Scroll ... high school football coach was Brian Emerson.
Personal - Born Sept. 16, 1985 ... son of Greg Fuentes (stepfather) and Mary Smith ... has one brother, Michael (15) ... nickname is Nate ... member of Squadron 10 ... majoring in social sciences ... completed Operation Air Force at Yokota AB, Japan, this past summer ... also took a summer academics class in military strategic studies ... would like to become a U.S. Marshall after completing his commitment in the Air Force ... would like to get his MBA following graduation and fly helicopters in the Air Force ... favorite NFL team is the Indianapolis Colts ... favorite NFL players are LaDainian Tomlinson, Champ Bailey and Troy Polamalu ... favorite food is Taco Cabana in Texas ... favorite TV show is Entourage ... enjoys listening to T.I. and Linkin Park ... favorite movie is Remember the Titans ... advice to young people is to listen to your parent's. Believe it or not, most of the time they are right ... greatest sports moment was taking the field at Neyland Stadium at Tennessee ... credits his mother, Mary, as having the biggest influence on his sports career.
Smith's Career Statistics
Year G UT-AT TT TFL Sacks
2006 12 9-7 16 0.0-0 0.0-0
2005 11 8-12 20 0.0-0 0.0-0
Totals 23 17-19 36 0.0-0 0.0-0