An explosive and talented four-year wideout who was one of the top all-purpose players in the nation his final two seasons ... earned a number of postseason accolades in 2009 and 2010 ... consensus All-ACC selection at both wide receiver and kickoff return as a sophomore and first team all-league wideout as a junior, his final season in College Park ... a 2010 first team All-ACC selection at wide receiver ... ranks first in both school history and on the ACC books in career kickoff return yards (2,983) ... owns the Maryland record and ranks seventh on the ACC charts in career all-purpose yards (5,264) ... career average of 17.72 yards per touch ranks fourth in school history ... ranks third on the Terps career receptions list (152) and second on the receiving yards chart (2,215) ... his 19 career touchdown receptions rank second in school history ... ranks tied for second in Maryland history for career 100-yard receiving games (7) ... owns the Terps record for career kickoff returns for touchdowns with three ... career kickoff return average of 24.25 is sixth in school history ... earned Iron Terp status for the second time in his career in spring testing ... member of the 2010 Terrapin Council, the team's leadership committee ... marked his third straight season on the Terrapin Council ... owns the all-time record in the clean (355) and second-best mark in the squat (550) among wideouts ... gave up his final season of college eligibility to enter the 2011 NFL Draft ... invited to the 2011 NFL Combine.
As a Junior (2010): A first team All-ACC selection at wide receiver by ACSMA ... also a first team choice by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Phil Steele's ... a fourth-team All-America choice by Phil Steele and an honorable mention selection by College Football News ... played in all 13 games with 12 starts at wide receiver ... also served as the No. 1 kickoff returner ... had a team-best 67 receptions (fourth on the Maryland single-season chart) for a team-high 1,055 yards (No. 2 on the Maryland single-season list) ... second in the ACC with 12 TD receptions, which is a Maryland single-season record ... ranked second in the ACC and 28th nationally in receiving yards per game (81.2) ... ranked third in the ACC and tied for 49th nationally in receptions (5.2 pg) ... four 100-yard receiving games ranks tied for second on the Maryland single-season list ... ranked first in the ACC and 37th nationally in all-purpose yards (126.7 pg) ... earned three awards at the end of year banquet - C.P. "Lefty" McIntosh Public Service Award, Most Valuable Offensive Player and team captain ... had three receptions for 41 yards against Morgan State (9/11), including two touchdown catches ... recorded 149 receiving yards on three receptions against West Virginia (9/18) ... had TD receptions of 60 and a career-long 80 yards against the Mountaineers ... became the first Terp to record consecutive games with multiple touchdown receptions since Jermaine Lewis in 1993 ... had another standout performance vs. FIU (9/25), posting eight receptions for 159 receiving yards, including a 68-yard TD catch ... his 308 receiving yards vs WVU and FIU were the most by a Terp over a two-game span since Jermaine Lewis had 394 in 1995 (205 vs. Duke, 9/23; 189 vs. Georgia Tech, 9/28) ... with 193 all-purpose yards (also 34 kickoff return yards) against FIU, he became just the second player in school history to accumulate more than 4,000 all-purpose yards in his career, joining LaMont Jordan (4,960) ... had two receptions for 50 yards, including a 44-yarder that set up a touchdown, while playing on a bad ankle against Duke (10/2) ... made four catches for 55 yards and returned two kickoffs for 37 yards against Clemson (10/16) ... had eight receptions for 34 yards and a touchdown against Boston College (10/23) ... hauled in a game-high five receptions for 66 yards and a touchdown against Wake Forest (10/30), becoming the first player since Guilian Gary in 2000 to record seven TD receptions in a season ... had three receptions for 35 yards vs. Miami (11/6), as well as setting the ACC kickoff return yards record with his first attempt, a 21-yarder ... had seven receptions for 157 receiving yards vs. Virginia (11/13) ... fourth-quarter TD catch sealed the win, but he had a 35-yard catch to set up first score, a 62-yarder to set up second TD and a big 27-yard grab on third-and-14 which set the table for the go-ahead score early in the fourth quarter ... had seven catches for 69 yards vs. FSU (11/20), moving from fifth to fourth on the Maryland career receptions chart ... named ACC Offensive Back of the Week for his performance against NC State (11/27) ... caught a school-record four touchdowns against the Wolfpack, establishing career highs with 14 receptions and 224 yards ... the 224 yards rank third in a single game in school history and the 14 receptions are tied for the second most in school history ... set the Maryland career all-purpose mark with 272 yards against NC State (11/27), becoming the eighth player in ACC history to reach 5,000 career yards ... a consensus preseason All-ACC selection ... a second team all-league choice (at WR) by Lindy's and Phil Steele's Preview ... a first team all-conference selection (at KR) by Phil Steele's Preview.
As a Sophomore (2009): An All-ACC choice after a record-setting season ... played in all 12 games ... ranked sixth in the nation in all-purpose yards (182.7 per game) ... that mark ranks fifth in ACC history ... his 2,192 all-purpose yards set a Maryland single-season record and ranks second in ACC history ... one of only two players in the country (also Donald Buckram, UTEP) to post more than 260 all-purpose yards three times (career-high 287 vs. MTSU, 9/19; 268 vs. NC State, 11/4; 267 vs. Wake Forest, 10/17) ... a first team All-ACC wide receiver by Sporting News and Phil Steele Publications and a second-team choice by ACSMA ... also a second team all-conference pick by ACSMA as a specialist ... earned second team all-league honors as a kick returner by Phil Steele and Rivals.com ... also earned the Ray Krouse Award as the team's most valuable player ... the team's most valuable offensive player as well ... owned three of the top six, and four of the top 10, single-game all-purpose performances in the ACC ... ranked fifth in the ACC and 55th nationally in receiving yards per game (68.7) ... ranked tied for second in the league and tied for 47th nationally in receptions (5.2 pg) ... had 61 receptions (sixth on the Maryland single-season list) and 821 receiving yards (seventh in school history) ... ranked third in the ACC and tied for 32nd in the nation in kickoff return average (26.7) ... averaged a team-best 5.4 yards per rush ... had a season-high 165 receiving yards on five receptions vs. MTSU (9/19) ... also had a season-high two TD receptions, including one which went for a season-long 64 yards ... recorded his second straight 100-yard receiving game when he hauled in four passes for 112 yards against Rutgers (9/26), becoming the first Maryland player to record back-to-back 100-yard receiving games since Vernon Davis in 2005 ... passed Keeta Covington (1,520/1983-86) for the Maryland career kickoff return yards record on his first attempt vs. the Scarlet Knights ... led the team with 64 yards receiving on three receptions vs. Clemson (10/3) ... made a season-high 10 receptions for 70 yards and one TD against Wake Forest (10/10) ... also totaled a then career-high 194 yard kickoff return yards against the Demon Deacons, including a season-long 85-yarder ... voted ACC Specialist of the Week for his performance against Wake Forest ... led the team with 34 yards receiving on three catches against Virginia (10/17) ... went without a kick return for the first time all season against Virginia, as the Cavaliers kicked away from him ... had three returns for 72 yards vs. Duke (10/24) and hauled in two passes for 13 yards ... returned a kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown against NC State (11/7), his second return for a TD on the season and third of his career ... tied the Maryland single-season kickoff return for TDs mark set by Richard Jennings in 1975 ... had a career-high 204 kickoff return yards against the Wolfpack ... broke his own ACC single-season kickoff return yards record (1,089 in 2008) against NC State ... also hauled in eight passes for 64 yards ... voted ACC Specialist of the Week for his performance against the Wolfpack ... set the Maryland single-season all-purpose yardage record vs. Virginia Tech (11/14) ... entered the game needing just 35 all-purpose yards to break Lamont Jordan's single-season mark (1,840 in 1999) ... eclipsed Jordan's record on his second reception of the day ... totaled 115 all-purpose yards vs. the Hokies ... caught seven passes for 71 yards against Florida State (11/21) ... a consensus preseason All-ACC selection ... a first team choice as a kick returner by Athlon and Phil Steele's preview ... a second team all-purpose player by Lindy's ... a third-team choice at wide receiver by Phil Steele.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2008): Played in all 13 games at wide receiver and kick returner ... started the final six games at X receiver ... emerged as one of the top all-around threats in the ACC over the second half of the season ... averaged 141.2 all-purpose yards per game over the last five contests of the season ... averaged a school record 21.3 yards each time he touched the ball (1,425 yards/67 attempts) ... set the the then ACC single-season record with 1,089 kickoff return yards (previous record: 1,065 by Tijan Redmon of Duke, 1995) ... bested the Maryland record (827 by Josh Wilson, 2006) by over 250 yards ... ranked third in the ACC and 22nd in the nation in kickoff returns (25.9 ypr) ... that mark ranks sixth on the Maryland single-season list ... had a team-best 1,425 all-purpose yards, the ninth-highest single-season total in school history and the most ever by a freshman ...109.6 all-purpose yards per game ranked fourth in the ACC and 74th in the country ... ranked fourth on the team in receptions (24) and third in receiving yards (336) ... averaged 14.0 yards per reception, which was second on the team and second in the ACC among freshmen with at least 20 catches (Jarrett Boykin, Va Tech, 14.7) ... earned Iron Terp status in spring testing, posting the 16th-highest (second among receivers) strength index on the team ... set the school record for wideouts in the clean (355) and posted the second-best mark in the squat (550) in spring testing ... member of the Terrapin Council, the team's leadership committee ... made his Maryland debut during the season-opening win over Delaware (8/30) ... returned four kickoffs for 86 yards with a long return of 30 yards vs. MTSU (9/6) ... recorded his first career reception, a 3-yard catch, during the second quarter vs. Cal (9/13) ... enjoyed a breakout game vs. Eastern Michigan (9/20), returning a kickoff 57 yards during the second quarter to set up a touchdown and catching two passes, including a season-long 44-yard reception during the third quarter ... returned four kickoffs for 126 yards against the Eagles and led the Terps with 184 all-purpose yards ... had a team-best 98 all-purpose yards vs. Clemson (9/27), including a 6-yard TD reception, his first career score ... posted 170 all-purpose yards, including a season-best 144 kickoff return yards vs. Virginia (10/4) ... made his first career start vs. NC State (10/25), returning four kickoffs for 85 yards to set the team's single-season freshman kickoff return yardage record (566 By Da'Rel Scott, 2007) ... posted a team-best 163 all-purpose yards, including 62 receiving yards (on four receptions) vs. Virginia Tech (11/6) ... had 119 all-purpose yards vs. FSU (11/22) ... eclipsed the Maryland single-season kickoff return yards record with 106 yards (on five returns) ... had a season-best 245 all-purpose yards vs. Boston College (11/29), which included season-high marks in receptions (8) and receiving yards (115) ... the all-purpose yardage total vs. BC was the fifth-highest single-game total in the ACC on the year ... posted the first kickoff return for a TD in Maryland bowl-game history with a 99-yarder vs. Nevada (12/30) ... with his career-long kickoff return for a touchdown in the first quarter, he became the ACC's all-time single-season leader in kickoff return yardage ... the TD also set a Roady's Humanitarian Bowl record (previous mark: 98 yards by Idaho's Jerome Thomas in 1998) ... it was Maryland's first kickoff return for a score since 2006 (100 yards by Josh Wilson vs. Georgia Tech).
As a Freshman (2007): Redshirted ... named the scout team offensive player of the week leading up to the Florida State game (11/17) ... voted scout team offensive player of the year.
At Stafford High School: One of the top prospects in the state of Virginia ... the No. 54-ranked wide receiver prospect in the nation by Scouts, Inc. ... also ranked among the SuperPrep Virginia 33 in 2006 ... ranked No. 28 nationally among dual-threat QBs by Rivals.com ... earned honorable mention All-Northwest Region as a senior while playing quarterback ... posted 815 rushing yards on 155 carries with 12 TDs in 2006 ... also completed 9 of 25 passes for 230 yards with two touchdowns ... also had three receptions for 81 yards ... was an all-district and all-area choice in 2006 ... also saw action in his career at wide receiver, running back, cornerback and kick returner ... returned six career kick returns for touchdowns ... missed four games as a junior due to injury, but still earned all-district honors ... honorable mention all-state kick returner as a sophomore ... also an all-area selection in 2004 ... an academic all-district choice as a junior and senior ... also recruited by Virginia Tech and Penn State ... also played basketball ... coached by Chad Lewis.
Personal: Mother is Monica Jenkins ... the oldest of seven children ... full name is James Torrey Smith ... likes to fish in his spare time ... a criminology and criminal justice major who graduated in Dec. 2010 ... recipient of the John Ennis Fund Scholarship.
|Smith's Career Statistics|
Career HighsReceptions - 14 (vs. NC State, 11/27/10)
Receiving Yards - 224 (vs. NC State, 11/27/10)
Long Reception - 80-yard TD (vs. WVU, 9/18/10)
Receiving TDs - 4 (vs. NC State, 11/27/10)
Kickoff Returns - 8 (vs. Cal, 09/5/09)
Kickoff Return Yards - 204 (vs. N.C. State, 11/7/09)
Long Kickoff Return - 99-yard TD (vs. Nevada, 12/30/08)
All-Purpose Yards - 287 (vs. MTSU, 09/19/09)