CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 9, vs. Baylor (2011)
Tackles For Loss: 3, vs. Texas (2010)
Sacks: 2, vs. Texas (2010)
Interceptions: 1, vs. Texas (2010)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, at New Mexico (2010)
* Indicates most recent high
2011 BIG 12 RANKINGS: tied for second during league play in forced fumbles (3)... ranked fifth during league play in sacks (5.5)... ranked 10th during league play in tackles for a loss (9.0)... played in 8 games (7 starts) with 37 tackles (31 solo) with 9.0 tackles for a loss (loss of 58 yards), 5.5 sacks (loss of 34 yards), three quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and one pass breakup... posted at least one sack in five of eight games played... notched multiple tackles for a loss in three games played... recorded five or more tackles in four games... posted nine tackles (eight solo) with two tackles for a loss of 33 yards and forced one fumble with one sack against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... led team with 1.5 sacks and collected seven tackles (four solo) at Missouri (11/19)... 1.5 sacks are the most by a Red Raider in a game during the season... posted one tackle, a sack for a loss of 10 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... made three tackles (two solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... collected six tackles (five solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss with one quarterback hurry against Iowa State (10/29)... made two tackles (both solo) and had one quarterback hurry at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... recorded five tackles (all solo) with two tackles for a loss of three yards, one sack, forced one fumble and broke up one pass against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made season debut with four tackles (all solo) with two tackles for a loss of eight yards, tallied one sack and forced one fumble against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8).
2010 Played in four games (1 start) making 14 tackles (10 solo) with three sacks, four tackles for a loss of 30 yards, recovered one fumble, forced two fumbles and intercepted one pass on the season... made five tackles (two solo) at Iowa State (10/2)... had a career game with six tackles (all solo), two sacks, three tackles for a loss of 18 yards, one interception and forced one fumble against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... became the sixth Texas Tech player - and only the second defensive lineman - since 2000 to have an interception and sack in the same game after having two sacks and an INT against Longhorns... the last Red Raider to tally an INT and sack in the same game was Marlon Williams against Rice (9/12/09) last season... the last defensive lineman to do it was Adell Duckett (at Kansas State - 10/30/04)... recorded two tackles (one solo), with one tackle for a loss of 12 yards, forced one fumble, recovered one fumble and had first career sack at New Mexico (9/11)... made career debut in season opener against SMU (9/5).
JUNIOR COLLEGE Butler Community College... Four-star defensive end (Rivals)... top-rated JUCO defensive end nationally and fourth-rated overall player (Rivals)... ranked No. 15 on the SuperPrep JUCO 100... named NJCAA first team All-America (DL)... NJCAA Region VI Defensive Most Valuable Player... NJCAA Region VI first team all-region... KJCCC Defensive Player of the Year... KJCCC first team all-conference... recorded 14 sacks to rank tied for sixth nationally while leading the KJCCC... sacks total is fifth most in school history... led team to No. 10 national ranking... notched 74 tackles, including 50 solo tackles... had 26 tackles for a loss, 11 quarterback pressures, recovered four fumbles and had two pass breakups.
HIGH SCHOOL St. Louis High School in Kailua, Hawaii... No. 31 ranked defensive end nationally and No. 7 overall player in Hawaii (Rivals) ... selected to the All-Far West team by SuperPrep Magazine ... selected first-team all-state at defensive end by the Honolulu Advertiser and the Honolulu Star-Bulletin ... earned league defensive player of the year accolades as a senior ... recorded 14 sacks and had an interception return for a touchdown ... all-conference honoree ... helped lead St. Louis to an 11-1 record (7-0 in league play) in 2006 with the lone loss coming in the state championship game ... also a high school basketball standout for the Crusaders.
PERSONAL Scott Smith... born June 6, 1988, in Kailua, Hawaii... son of George and Brenda Smith... has two sisters, Jamie and Jodi... undecided on major.