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Brodrick Smith
5  Brodrick Smith

Garden City, Kan.

High School:
Garden City

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 209




Talented athlete who will anchor the wide receiver corps after a solid sophomore season.

2010: Was K-State's top receiver in the early part of the season, leading the Wildcats in catches, yards and touchdowns through four games before a season-ending injury against Nebraska... Had a career day vs. Missouri State, setting career highs in catches (6), yards (99) and touchdowns (2)... Became first Wildcat with at least two touchdown catches in a game since the 2009 season opener... Came back with three receptions for 66 yards, including a career-long 47-yarder, against Iowa State... Caught three passes for 14 yards, including a five-yard score, to open the season vs. UCLA.

2009: Redshirted after transferring from the University of Minnesota.

2008 (Minnesota): Earned playing time in 12 games for Minnesota, including two starts... Recorded five catches for 50 yards and one touchdown... Was a scholar-athlete award winner... Tallied his first career reception on a two-yard pass at Ohio State... Earned his first career start against Northwestern... Hauled in his first career touchdown on a 43-yard pass and finished with two receptions for 45 yards at Wisconsin.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Garden City High School... Rushed for 1,446 yards and 20 touchdowns, while he passed for 700 yards and four scores in 2007 as the Buffaloes' starting quarterback... Earned first team Class 6A All-State honors from the Kansas Football Coaches Association, Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital-Journal... Also a second-team Top 11 (all classes) pick by the Topeka Capital-Journal... Named the 2007 Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year... A Garden City Telegram all-area (all class) selection in both 2006 and 2007... Rushed for a school-record 361 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-28 win over Dodge City... Had a 93-yard interception return for a score against Wichita Northwest... Rushed for 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns and passed for 700 yards and six TDs as a junior... Earned all-state honors as a defensive back in 2006... An honorable mention all-league selection as a sophomore... Also earned all-state accolades in basketball in 2006.

PERSONAL: Brodrick Terrell Smith was born Dec. 20, 1989, in Garden City, Kan... Son of Laura Smith and Lawrence Tolbert... Has one sibling... Father, Lawrence Tolbert, lettered as a wide receiver at Kansas State from 1986-88... Has one son, Blake.

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