2 Rod Smith

Rod Smith Ohio State
usa United States
Fort Wayne, IN
High School
Paul Harding
Past Teams
Ohio State
2010, 2011, 2012

Jersey #: 2 (2012), 24 (2010-11)

Major: African-American and African Studies (2012), Humanities (2011), Undeclared (2010)

Weight: 230 (2011-12), 220 (2010)

2012 Media Guide: Rod is in his third year with the Ohio State program … he enrolled in the fall of 2010 and red-shirted the season as a true freshman … last year he experienced his first collegiate action, playing in 10 games and getting carries in three of them … he opened his collegiate career with an 18-carry, 74-yard game against Akron … he scored his first collegiate touchdown that game … also had seven carries for 24 yards vs. Akron and 4 for 18, respectively, vs. Colorado … finished the year with 29 carries for 116 yards and did not lose a single yard from the line of scrimmage … also caught two passes for 15 yards.

2011 Media Guide: Powerful tailback who will have an opportunity to contribute this season to the
Buckeye running attack.

2010: Redshirted the 2010 season … scout team workhorse: Iowa.

High School: Powerful tailback who totaled 1,000 career carries … player of the year as a senior for
Coach Sherwood Haydock, rushing for 1,855 yards, 19 scores … SAC conference career rushing leader with 6,625 yards, 66 career touchdowns (eighth-best in Indiana prep history) … all-conference basketball standout … ran first leg of state runner-up 4×100 relay.

Personal: Son of Sophia and Roger Smith.



SeasonTeamGGSRush AttRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLost
2011Ohio State100291164.012157.50190NANA