Junior wide receiver Josh Smith has transferred to UCLA and will join the Bruin football team in the next day or two. A transfer from Colorado, Smith will have to redshirt this season and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.
In 2008, he set a Colorado record with 1,987 all-purpose yards and earned honorable mention All-Big 12 acclaim as a kick returner. He also set school records with 50 kickoff returns for 1,276 yards (25.5 average) and averaged 10.4 yards on 28 punt returns.
As a receiver, he averaged 16.1 yards on 52 receptions over two seasons.
Smith prepped at Moorpark (CA) High and did not begin playing organized football until his junior year.