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Glenn Smith
Player Profile:
Glenn Smith 1865082
Position: Running Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Warner Robins, Ga.
High School: Northside

CAREER STATISTICS

ACADEMIC HONORS
• Athletic Director's Honor Roll, Spring 2015

AT GEORGIA STATE: Versatile athlete who played both running back and slot receiver and has been used as a kickoff return specialist ... Began his GSU career at receiver, then moved to running back midway through the 2015 season and ended the season as the Panthers' top rusher ... Entered 2016 as the starting running back but had to return to receiver due to injuries ... Former high school quarterback.

Career total of 2,033 all-purpose yards in three seasons, including 509 yards rushing, 745 yards receiving on 64 catches and 779 yards on 36 kickoff returns ... Ranks fourth in GSU history in career all-purpose yards, eighth in receiving yards, ninth in receptions and second in kickoff return yards ... The first GSU player to have 500 yards both rushing and receiving.

2016: Playing both running back and slot receiver, he was the team's second-leading receiver with 40 catches for 547 yards and third-leading rusher with 150 yards ... Averaged a team-leading 90.3 all-purpose yards per game and scored five touchdowns ... Had five receptions for a career-high 131 yards at No. 9 Wisconsin, including had four catches covering 128 yards in second half. Set up one score with catches of 40 and 20 yards, and then he had a 60-yard catch and run down to the 9-yard line to set up touchdown that gave GSU 17-13 lead with 11 minutes to play ... Had an 88-yard kickoff return to set up a touchdown at Air Force. Bounced off the pile around the 20-yard line and cut around the left side and down the sideline until brought down at the 6 ... 159 all-purpose yards vs. Ball State, including 128 yards on five kickoff returns ... Scored on a 32-yard reverse vs. Texas State ... Caught a 7-yard TD pass from Aaron Winchester vs. UT Martin. Also had a 45-yard reception in the game ... One of three 100-yard receivers vs. UL Monroe with four catches for 123 yards. Caught a 31-yard touchdown and a career-long 78-yard reception down to the 13-yard line ... Scored two touchdowns in win vs. Georgia Southern on a 29-yard run and a 15-yard reception. Finished with seven catches for 65 yards and five rushes for 37 yards.

2015: Team's leading rusher with 356 yards on 89 carries and one touchdown, along with 17 receptions for 115 yards ... Moved to running back at midseason following injuries to Taz Bateman and Kyler Neal ... In his first game at running back, he rushed for 82 yards on 16 carries and caught three passes for 28 yards at Arkansas State (Game 7) ... Season-high 87 yards on 19 carries, including a 39-yard touchdown run, in win over Troy. Also had three catches for 17 yards ... Added 83 yards rushing on just 13 carries vs. Georgia Southern, including two 22-yard runs. That gave him 170 yards rushing in the final two regular-season games ... On 3rd-and-13 vs. UL Lafayette, he had a 22-yard reception down to the 8-yard line to set up a touchdown ... Rushed for 48 yards on 14 carries in win over South Alabama, gaining all his yards in the second half ... Averaged 21.6 yards on seven kickoff returns with a season-long 32-yard return at Ball State ... Opened the season with six catches vs. Charlotte.

2014: Averaged 18.5 yards on 13 kickoff returns while catching seven passes for 83 yards with one touchdown ...Had his best game in the season finale vs. Texas State, when he caught three passes for 52 yards, including a 39-yard touchdown from Nick Arbuckle ... Added two catches for 17 yards at Washington ... Had a kickoff return for a touchdown nullified by a penalty against Georgia Southern, settling for a season-long 37-yard return ... 2014 signee who played as true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Player of the Year in Region 2-AAAAA ....Honorable mention all-state selection by both the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia Sports Writers Association ... First-team All-Middle Georgia by the Macon Telegraph ... Rushed for 1,118 yards and 11 touchdowns and caught 33 passes for 402 yards and five touchdowns as a senior at Northside-Warner Robins High School ... Primarily a quarterback as a junior, when he passed for 1,010 yards and 13 touchdowns while completing 58 percent of his passes and was team's third-leading rusher with 905 yards and eight touchdowns ... Team only lost five games in three seasons.

PERSONAL: Full name is Glenn Neal Smith Jr. ... Born Dec. 28, 1995 ... Son of Glenn and Suzette Smith ... Majoring in economics

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