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Burnell Smith
42   Burnell Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edmond, Okla.

High School:
Memorial HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 201

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
1L


Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . 2004 -- Played in 10 games . . . was credited with seven tackles . . . had season-highs of three tackles against Southwest Missouri State and SMU . . . saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . 2003 -- Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 2003 season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall -- Has good size and speed . . . had a good spring season . . . will compete for a starting spot at safety . . . a good athlete with solid cover skills.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Edmond Memorial High School . . . started all three years at receiver and the last two seasons at strong safety . . . earned honorable mention Big All-City honors his senior season . . . was an honorable mention Daily Oklahoman all-state selection as a defensive back in 2002 . . . earned honorable mention all state honors as a receiver by the Tulsa World . . . was an all-Edmond selection his senior season . . . had 70 career receptions for 1,246 yards and seven touchdowns . . . tallied 160 tackles, 12 pass breakups, six interceptions and five fumble recoveries in his career . . . caught 32 passes for 506 yards and three TDs to rank 19th among the Class 6A state receiving leaders as a senior . . . registered 63 tackles, six stops for lost yardage, six pass breakups, three fumble recoveries and three interceptions his senior season . . . caught 25 passes for 510 yards and three TDs as a junior, while totaling 71 tackles and six pass breakups . . . returned two interceptions for touchdowns in his career . . . also earned three letters in basketball and one in track . . . high school coach was Toby Daugherty.

Personal -- Favorite NFL team is the Philadelphia Eagles . . . lists Tracy McGrady and Michael Jordan as his favorite professional athletes . . . his favorite food is Chinese . . . his favorite NFL player is Terrell Owens . . . the person, dead or alive, he would most like to meet is Martin Luther King Jr. . . . his uncle, Larry, was a longtime NBA player for the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets . . . parents are Burnell and Beverly Smith . . . his father played four years of football at Langston University . . . majoring in management . . . born September 28, 1984.

Smith's Career Statistics
Defense	G	UT	AT	Tot	Loss	Sack	FR	FF	PBU	Int
2003 	Redshirt
2004 (Fr)	10	5	2	7	0/0	0/0	0	0	0	0