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Rodney Smith

  • Wide Receiver
  • Miami, FL (Archbishop Carroll)
  • Ht: 6-6 | Wt: 219
  • Age: 24 yrs 1 mo
  • 2009 - 2013
  • Florida State Seminoles

  • Year: Senior

As a Recruit: Smith was recruited from Archbishop Carroll (Miami, FL) class of 2009. He committed to Florida State on 7/26/2008. He was recruited by James Coley .


  • Jan 1


    1/1/2013: Rodney Smith had 3 receptions for 41 yards in FSU's 31-10 victory over NIU.

  • Dec 1


    12/1/2012: Rodney Smith had a 12-yard reception in FSU's 21-15 victory over Georgia Tech in the ACC Championship.

  • Nov 24


    11/24/2012: Rodney Smith had 2 receptions for 7 yards in FSU's 37-26 loss to UF. He also had a tackle.

  • Nov 17


    11/17/2012: Rodney Smith had a 6-yard reception in Florida State's 41-14 victory at Maryland.

  • Nov 8


    11/8/2012: Rodney Smith had five receptions for 23 yards in a 28-22 victory at Virginia Tech.

  • Oct 27


    10/27/2012: Rodney Smith had 3 receptions for 112 yards in a 48-7 victory for FSU over Duke.

  • Oct 20


    10/20/2012: Rodney Smith had an 11-yard reception in a 33-20 win for Florida State at Miami.

  • Oct 13


    10/13/2012: Rodney Smith had nine receptions for 108 yards in a 51-7 victory over Boston College.

  • Oct 6


    10/6/2012: Rodney Smith had two receptions for 36 yards in a loss at N.C. State.

  • Sep 29


    9/29/2012: Rodney Smith had 3 receptions for 19 yards in a 30-17 victory over USF.

  • Sep 22


    9/22/2012: Rodney Smith had two receptions for 48 yards and a touchdown in a 49-37 victory over Clemson.

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Year Rec RecYd RecTD
2012 38 524 3
2011 36 561 4
2010 31 448 3
2009 1 7 0
Total 106 1540 10


Came into his own as a sophomore after a one-catch freshman campaign...ranked fourth on the team with 31 receptions, good for 448 yards and three touchdowns...continued to develop over the course of the season, managing just eight receptions through the first six games, but collected 25 over the last eight...appeared to gain confidence after reeling in an 18-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter of the victory at Miami; his lone reception of the game...came back the very next week and posted a career-high six receptions against Boston addition to the 18-yard TD reception against the Hurricanes, Smith hauled in scoring passes of 27 (vs. North Carolina) and 39 (vs. Florida)...had five plays over 25 yards on the season...logged his first 100-yard (4-121) receiving game against Clemson...played in all 14 games with eight starts.

Played in seven games, initially on special teams, before working his way into the receiving rotation late in the year...lone pass reception - from EJ Manuel - went for a 7-yard gain against Wake Forest in FSU's road victory...notched four tackles, including three solo stops, on special teams...a very diligent student who met the academic requirements for the ACC All-Academic team, posting better than a 3.0 GPA his first semester at FSU.

Highly-touted prospect who earned Miami Herald All-Dade honors at receiver...playing in a run-based offense at Archbishop Carroll, 10 of his 35 receptions as a high school senior went for touchdowns...also intercepted four passes from the safety position...had an interception return and two kickoff returns for touchdowns...over final two seasons totaled 65 receptions for 1,330 yards and 17 TDs...a four-star prospect, he ranked among the top 100 players nationally...received more than 30 FBS scholarship offers and chose FSU over Tennessee, Auburn, Ole Miss and Rutgers, among others...born March 11, 1990.


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