Fresno State: Is an explosive receiver despite his diminutive stature ? has the ability to score any time he has the football in his hands ? touches the ball many different ways ? receiving, running and on returns ? has been one of the most prolific return men in his career ? has caught a pass in 32 of the last 33 games in which he has played ? has over 500 yards receiving each of his three seasons ? has four of the top 50 receiving games in Fresno State history ? ranks fifth on the FS career receptions list with 136, needing three to pass Henry Ellard (1979-82) and 53 for the all-time record held by Brian Roberson (1993-96) ? ranks sixth in career receiving yards with 1,834, needing 41 to pass Malcom Seabron for fifth place and 1,510 for the all-record held by Charlie Jones (1992-95) ? his 3,059 all-purpose yards rank 10th-best in Fresno State history ? his 11.6 yards per punt return average ranks fifth in school history ? became David Carr?s favorite target on the deep ball. "Charlie?s so fast, I can?t overthrow him," Carr said. "If you throw it out there, he?s the only guy with the speed to go and get it." (2000) Second on the team with 36 receptions and 560 yards ? had six touchdowns, tops among receivers ? was instrumental in the win over San Jose State, making six catches for a season-high 113 yards and a touchdown ? also helped key a near upset of No. 15 UCLA, making five catches for 96 yards and two touchdowns ? had three rushes for 40 yards against Hawai?i ? has 10 touchdown receptions in the last 14 games he has played ? had a 75-yard punt return against UCLA ? averaged 52.6 receiving yards per game ? was a preseason first-team All-WAC pick by The Sporting News. (1999) Selected honorable mention All-WAC as a receiver and second-team All-WAC return specialist ? had 56 receptions for 653 yards and seven touchdowns ? tied for the team lead with Rodney Wright in TD receptions ? led the team and ranked 38th in the NCAA in punt returns, 10.3 per return ? had a long return of 47 yards ? caught two touchdowns (25 and 15 yards) vs. San Jose State ? had five receptions for 110 yards and one touchdown vs. Nevada. (1998) A pleasant surprise for the Bulldogs in his first season on the field, leading the team in receptions (42), yards (621) and touchdowns (3) ? was the only freshman among the top 15 in the WAC in receiving ? had three 100+yard games against Texas Tech (5-122), Utah (8-117) and Hawai?i (5-103) ? started seven games, including the last six ? was also the team?s No. 1 kickoff returner, averaging 21.3 yards per return with a long of 61 ? returned nine punts for 98 yards? finished second on the team in all-purpose yardage ? had a career-high 122 yards vs. Nevada. (1997) Redshirted.
High School: Graduate from James Logan (Union City, Calif.) High School in 1997 ... was a three-year letterman on the football team, at both runningback and wide receiver ... first-team all-conference pick ... second-team All-East Bay selection ... was named his team?s offensive MVP as a senior ... had 112 carries for 1,160 yards and 12 TDs that season ... rushed for 190 yards on 13 carries with two scores against Pittsburg High School ... team finished 11-1.
Personal: Born March 26, 1979, in San Jose, Calif. ... son of Hazel and Charles Smith ... has a younger brother ... father played football at Oregon State from 1976-78 ... also considered San Diego State.
STATISTICS Rushing Year G-GS TC Yds Avg TD LG 1997 Redshirted 1998 11-7 3 35 11.7 0 25 1999 13-13 10 72 7.7 0 18 2000 11-10 8 54 6.8 0 23 Totals 35-29 21 161 7.7 0 25