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Mike Smith

position

Defensive End

Height

6-1

Weight

225 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Northwestern

Mike Smith - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2018 (Redshirt Senior): Saw action in 12 games and made one start in final season…Totaled career-best 41 tackles including career-best 7.5 tackles for loss…Had one forced fumble…Saw action in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2) and finished with three tackles…Added 0.5 TFLs against Tigers…Had one tackle vs. Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Posted six total tackles, including 1.0 TFL (one yard), in win at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Finished with four tackles and 0.5 TFLs against FIU (Sept. 22)…Totaled four tackles, including career-best 2.5 TFLs (seven yards), in win over North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Recorded three solo tackles and 1.0 TFL (two yards) in win over Florida State (Oct. 6)…Added one forced fumble vs. Seminoles…Saw action at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Saw action at Boston College (Oct. 26)…Had five tackles vs. Duke (Nov. 3), including 0.5 TFLs…Saw action at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Made first start of career at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) and finished with five tackles (three solo)…Missed regular season finale vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24) due to injury…Delivered impressive performance in final game, setting career mark with 10 total tackles in New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27)…Added 1.5 TFLs against Badgers.

2017 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in all 13 games…Finished with 23 tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss…Made first start of career against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and finished with one solo tackle…Saw action against Toledo (Sept. 23) and had one solo tackle…Finished with one solo tackle in win at Duke (Sept. 29)…Saw action at Florida State (Oct. 7)…Posted six tackles (four solo) and 0.5 TFLs in win over Georgia Tech (Oct. 14)…Posted two total tackles (one solo) in win over Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Had four tackles (two solo) in win at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Finished with two solo tackles in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 4)…Totaled two tackles in win against Notre Dame (Nov. 11)…Posted one solo tackle in win over Virginia (Nov. 18)…Saw action at Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Had one tackle in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2)…Had two tackles in Capital One Orange Bowl against Wisconsin (Dec. 30).

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in all 13 games and totaled 11 tackles (five solo)…Had one interception…Made season debut against Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and recorded three tackles (one solo)…Saw action against FAU (Sept. 10)…Totaled three tackles and recorded first career interception in road win at Appalachian State (Sept. 17)…Saw action against Georgia Tech (Oct. 1)…Totaled two solo tackles against Florida State (Oct. 8)…Competed against North Carolina (Oct. 15)…Had one tackle at Virginia Tech (Oct. 20)…Saw action at Notre Dame (Oct. 29) and against Pittsburgh (Nov. 5)…Had two tackles and 0.5 TFLs in win at Virginia (Nov. 12)…Saw action at NC State (Nov. 19) and in regular season finale win over Duke (Nov. 26)…Played in Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28).

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw increased time as season progressed…Played in five games and totaled six tackles…Made first two tackles of career vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 17)…Added two tackles against Clemson (Oct. 24)…Totaled two tackles against Virginia (Nov. 7)…Saw action at Pittsburgh (Nov. 27), did not record any stats.

2014 (True Freshman): Did not see any game action, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: First-team All-Dade as senior by Miami Herald … Recorded 42 tackles, seven sacks and 51 hurries as senior … Added 73 tackles and 18 sacks as junior in 2012, finishing second in sacks in Miami-Dade County … Coached by Stephen Field at Miami Northwestern.