Junior RB had two rushing TD's, part of his 44 rushing yards and added 48 yards receiving on national television against sixth-ranked Boise State.

Michael Smith

Sunnyside Football Player, Class of 2006


Utah State University:

Signed with Utah State University in December, 2008 and participated in spring drills... Had solid spring... Talented running back prospect... Provides veteran experience and leadership to running backs.

Finished the 2009 Season with 633 all-purpose yards.  Contributing 304 yards rushing (6.3 ypc), 12 catches for 220 yards and 109 yards on 5 KO returns. Tied for second on the team with 6 Touchdowns including 2 TD's against 6th ranked Boise State.



Eastern Arizona:

Earned all-Western States Football League honors at Eastern Arizona Junior College after posting 131 rushes for 1,002 yards (91.1 yards per game) with 11 Touchdowns, helping the Gila Monsters to an 8-3 record... Ranked second in the WSFL for rushing yards and Touchdowns, while ranking third in yards per game, carries and scoring... Selected to play in the Mexico Bowl all-star game... Also earned second-team all-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference accolades... Posted 820 yards on 99 rushes with eight Touchdowns, ranking fifth in the WSFL in rushing yards and ninth in yards per game with 74.5, helping Eastern Arizona Junior College to a 9-2 record as a freshman.