| Quinton Smith
Rice -- 2004: Played in eight games, making five starts for the Rice football team... Averaged 6.0 yards per carry on 50 rushes... Had a season high 166 yards rushing against Fresno State, including an 80-yard touchdown run... Also recorded a pair of catches against the Bulldogs to finish the game with 186 yards of total offense... Had a kickoff return of 30 yards at Texas. 2003: Played in eight games with two starts (Fresno State and Nevada, but did not letter... Rushed for 207 yards on 26 carries as a redshirt freshman... Top game was a 142-yard effort on only 13 carries at Fresno State, but missed most of the last five games with a leg injury... Had a 33-yard gain at Fresno for his longest run of the year... Caught one pass but for a four-yard loss in the season opener. 2002: Redshirt.
High School -- 2002 graduate of Cedar Park Senior High School near Austin... Second-team Class 4A all-state pick for coach Mark Weaver... Most valuable offensive player in District 17-4A... Led Cedar Park to 8-3 record and spot in the bi-district playoffs in the only the second year of varsity competition for the school... Second-team all-CenTex selection by the Austin American-Statesman... One of the state's top prospects according to Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine... Honorable mention as the Hill Country Sportsman of the Year... Also competed in basketball and track... All-district in baseball and basketball, winning the Timberwolves' MVP award in hoops... Won the district long jump and triple jump titles as a junior... Honor roll student who was named to Who's Who Among High School Students in Texas... A winner of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Legacy Award.
Personal -- Full Name: Quinton Bernard Smith... Born: Jan. 14, 1984, at Tyler... Parents: Quinton and Pamela Smith, Cedar Park (one brother, one sister)... Rice Major: managerial studies/economics... College: Baker.