Kelly Smith
Wide Receiver 21
185 lbs.
Last School
Beaver High School
Roster Years
1980 | 1982-1985


Born in Cedar City ... parents are Blake and Nancy ... mother was a Cougarette at BYU ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Tampa, Florida ('80-'82) ... recruited by Northern Arizona and Air Force.

Before BYU

Lettered four times in football and basketball and three times in baseball and track at Beaver High ... was state MVP (Tribune and Deseret News) ... had 2,202 yards rushing, scored 36 TDs, made 50 PATs and seven field goals his senior year ... in one game he scored six TDs and made five PATs for all of his team's scoring ... coached by Alfred Marshall.


YEAR   ATT   YDS   AVG   TD   Catches  YDS  TD
1984    50   376   6.94   5     46     598   6
1985    24    61   3.14   0     49     530   2
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1980

Walked on and played wide receiver with the jayvee.

Sophmore Year 1983

Returned 13 kickoffs for a 22.1-yard average ... converted to defensive back.

Junior Year 1984

Converted to running back during spring practice ... Academic All-WAC ... WAC player of the week vs. Colorado State, where he ran for one TD and caught two TD passes ... back of the game vs. CSU, UTEP and San Diego State ... rushed for 88 yards on 13 carries vs. Wyoming ... rushed for 106 yards on four carries vs. UTEP ... was the third-leading receiver on the team with 46 catches for 598 yards and six TDs ... caught 10 passes for 88 yards vs. Michigan in the Holiday Bowl, including the winning TD with 1:23 left in the game ... also scored on a five-yard run.

Senior Year 1985

Scored on a TD reception and was the team's leading rusher at New Mexico where the Lobos employed 25 different blitzes in a 45-23 victory ... also had an 89-yard non-scoring pass in that game when he was tackled on the one-yard line ... injured during the AFA game.

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1982

Medical Redshirt Year 1982