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#3 Josh Smith
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 209
Year: Senior
Hometown: Moorpark, CA
High School: Moorpark
Experience: 2 Letters
UCLA - Josh expanded his role on the team after earning playing time at receiver and also serving as the team's primary kickoff return man in 2010 ... Redshirted in 2009 after transferring from Colorado ... Possesses outstanding speed.

2011 - Appeared in 14 games with two starts ... Set a school record with 49 kickoff returns in 2011 ... His total of 1,117 kickoff returns was also a school record ... Finished his career with 81 career kickoff returns as a Bruin, which ranks second on the all-time school list ... Led the team this season in all-purpose yardage with 1,401 ... Caught three passes against Illinois for 60 yards, with a long of 34 ... Returned five kickoffs for 85 yards in the Pac-12 Championship game at Oregon ... Had four returns against Arizona State for 146 yards, including a Bruin-best 78-yarder ... Made two catches at Arizona (62), including a 55-yard catch-and-run; added five kick returns for 29.4 average ... Caught two passes against Washington State (20) and returned seven kickoffs (129) ... His nine-yard scoring reception cut the Cougar's fourth quarter lead to 22-20 ... His late fourth quarter 11-yard catch on third down enabled the Bruins to run out the clock after they had taken the lead ... Had a seven-yard touchdown run at Stanford and five kickoff returns (111) ... Caught two passes (76), including one for 62 yards at Oregon State ... Had a long kickoff return of 42 yards against the Beavers ... Had one rush for six yards against Texas and added four kick returns (115).

2010 - Appeared in 10 games off the bench and on special teams ... Ranked eighth in the Pac-10 with his 22.59 kickoff return average and 13th in conference in all-purpose yards (91.90) ... Made Bruin debut at Kansas State and averaged 26.0 yards on two rushes, including a 43-yard reverse on drive that brought team to within one point (17-16) with 6:28 remaining in game ... Averaged 27.5 yards on two kickoff returns ... Made one reception (8) and had 104 kickoff return yards (five att.) against Stanford ... Played against Houston, but had no stats ... Had a 45-yard kickoff return at Texas which helped set up the touchdown drive that made the score 27-6 ... Had a kickoff return (27), run (22), reception (5) against Washington State ... Averaged 30.4 yards on five kickoff returns at Cal, one for 46 yards ... Also made one reception (5) ... Sat out contest at Oregon due to suspension ... Tied for team lead with three receptions (74 yds) against Arizona ... Scored his first Bruin touchdown on a 49-yard pass from Richard Brehaut on a flea-flicker play ... Led the team with 114 all-purpose yards ... Caught three passes (10), carried once (4) and averaged 23.7 yards on three kick returns in win over Oregon State ... Averaged 19.3 yards on four kick returns at Washington ... Made two receptions (25) and finished with 163 yards on eight kickoff returns at Arizona State ... Did not play versus USC due to illness.

2009 - Redshirted after transferring from Colorado.

2008 (COLORADO) - Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors at kick returner ... Recorded second most all-purpose yards in a single-season in CU history with 1,987 and set school records of 50 kickoff returns for 1,276 yards ... Returned kickoff 93 yards for a score against CSU in his first game with those duties ... Ranked fourth on team in receptions(29), second in yards(387) and first with his 13.3-yard average(18 or more) ... Caught at least one pass in all 12 games (highs of 7 catches for 85 yards and a TD against Florida St.) ... Averaged 10.4 yards on 28 punt returns, long of 51.

2007 - Appeared in 11 games, starting four, including the Independence Bowl ... On the year, he made 23 receptions for 451 yards and a team-best 19.6 average per catch (no touchdowns) ... His 19.6 average ranked No. 10 on CU's single-season list (15 or more receptions) ... Caught at least one pass in all but one game ... Had two catches for 103 yards at Baylor, with a long of 65 yards ... Rushed 10 times on the season for 34 yards ... In the bowl game against Alabama, he caught two passes(40) and had three rushes(10).

HIGH SCHOOL - Did not start playing organized football until his junior year ... 2006 honorable mention All-Marmonte League selection and won the team's Iron Man Award for playing on both sides of the ball ... Made 21 receptions for 477 yards and scored 10 touchdowns on offense and recorded 35 tackles and six interceptions at cornerback ... Moorpark finished 12-3 both his junior and senior seasons, losing in the championship game on each occasion ... Also earned three letters in track ... Ran the 4x100 relay and holds the school record for the long jump at 23-0.

PERSONAL - Born December 29, 1987 in Tallahassee, FL ... His hobbies include working out, watching movies and skiing ... Post-college interests include getting into real estate and starting both his own clothing line ("Josh Fly") and shoe line ("PF Fly's") ... Moved to California from Florida for a change in lifestyle and lived with his older sister (Alexis Scott), who was a big part of helping him make it through high school and succeed while coming from a broken household ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll in 2010 Spring Quarter ... History major.

Career Highs
Receptions: 3 multiple times, last vs. Illinois, 2011
Receiving Yards: 74 vs. Arizona, 2010
Touchdown Receptions: 1 multiple times, last vs. Washington State, 2011

Statistics
Receiving

Year

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

2010

11

127

11.5

1

49

2011

11

243

22.1

1

62

Totals

22

370

16.8

2

62

Kick Returns

Year

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

2010

32

723

22.6

0

46

2011

49

1132

23.1

0

78

Totals

81

1855

22.9

0

78

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