Freshman Daz'mond Patterson rushes for a team-best 33 yards
2012: Played in 12 of Ohio's 13 games during the season ... Recorded 14 total tackles (four solo) on the season including 0.5 sacks ... Played in Ohio's 24-14 win at Penn State on Sept. 1 ... Recorded one assisted tackle for loss in Ohio's win over New Mexico State ... Appeared in Ohio's win at Marshall on Sept. 15 ... Registered two tackles (one solo) in Ohio's win over Norfolk State ... Appeared in Ohio's win at UMass ... Played in Ohio's win over Buffalo ... Made two tackles in Ohio's win over Akron ... Recorded one tackle in Ohio's loss at Miami ... Made four tackles in Ohio's win over Eastern Michigan ... Played against Bowling Green ... Made two tackles at Ball State ... Made two tackles at Kent State.
Prior to Ohio: Spent 2011 at Blinn Community College where he helped his team to an undefeated season, while earning his Associates Degree ... Prior to his time at Blinn, Smith played four years at Harker Heights High School, earning All-State Honorable Mention honor ... Played at LSU during the 2010 season.
Personal: Son of Kevin and Deborah Smith... Born July 4, 1992... Has two older brothers - Kendall and Kevin... Older brother Kendall attends West Point Military Academy... Cousin of former NFL All-Pro Neil Smith... Lists Drew Brees as his favorite athlete and the New Orleans Saints as his favorite team.