UCLA — Antwuan figures to compete for playing time at one of the receiver positions during his first season in the program … He enrolled at UCLA in January of 2003 and gained valuable experience during Spring Practice … He possesses toughness and is a good competitor … Showed improvement during the latter stages of the Spring.
HIGH SCHOOL — Earned three letters in football as a wide receiver, running back and defensive back for coaches Mike Vogt and Jim Moxley at Buchanan High School in Clovis, CA … PrepStar All-American and No. 7 ‘athlete’ in West … Rated No. 39 player in Far West (CA/HI/NV) by SuperPrep … Rated No. 4 wide receiver in West by PacWest Football.com … No. 22 wide receiver and four-star prospect by PacWest Football … Tom Lemming All-West team (No. 45) … Member of Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 … Selected to play in the 2002 North-South Shrine All-Star game … Scored 15 touchdowns as a senior … Made 41 receptions for 543 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for 475 yards and eight touchdowns on 108 carries … Pre-season SuperPrep All-Far West (No. 50 player) … During his junior and senior seasons, he had a combined 111 receptions (13.4 yard per catch average) … As a junior, he made 70 receptions for about 1,000 yards and 12 touchdowns … Also rushed for 600 yards and seven scores … As a junior, he had nine catches for 101 yards and a touchdown in a game against #1 ranked Concord, CA De La Salle … Selected first-team all-state, all-valley and all-league as a junior … As a sophomore, he rushed for 1,486 yards (10.93 average) and scored 19 touchdowns on the ground … On defense, he had four interceptions and 27 tackles … Also lettered in basketball for coach Tony Peterson and track for coach Brian Weaver.
PERSONAL — Full Name: Antwuan Leonard Smith … Born: April 13, 1984 in Berkeley, CA … Parents: stepdad Michael Jackson, mom Jerri Jackson and dad DuWayne Smith … Has three brothers — Marlyn, Aaron and Andre; and two sisters — Justine and Shanae … Lists winning the Valley Championship in his junior year as his biggest thrill in sports … NFL stars Marshall Faulk of the Rams and Jerry Rice of the Raiders are the players he admires most … Hobbies include video games and basketball … Math is his favorite class … Interested in a Business Economics major but is currently undeclared.