Good athlete who gives quality depth to the free safety position Enters fall practice No. 3 at free safety Also could see action on the special teams Has two years experience on the UK junior varsity.
2000 (Junior): Played for the UK junior varsity.
1999 (Sophomore): Played for the UK junior varsity.
1998 (Sophomore): Transferred to UK and redshirted because of the transfer rule.
1997 (Freshman): Attended the United States Military Academy in West Point, N. Y.
High School: Three-year letterman and two-year starter, playing quarterback and defensive back at Bryan Station HS in Lexington Outstanding senior season was cut short by injury In three games, he passed for 290 yards and four touchdowns while rushing for 200 yards and three TDs Made 18 tackles and one interception on defense Was named honorable-mention all-city Coached by John Nochta Ran track his senior year, competing in the high jump and the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays Member of the ROTC, Key Club, Beta Club, and Academic Boosters Club Won the Faculty Cup for top overall student Named Bryan Stations Student-Athlete of the Year Received the ROTC Academic Award Graduated with high honors Had three years of perfect attendance.
Personal: Full name is Nigel DeLan Smith Born 11-2-79 in Lexington Son of William and LaDonna Smith Major is secondary education with an emphasis in history.