Austin Smith
Austin Smith
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Broadview Hts.
High School: North Royalton
Position: RB/P/KR
gp 9
yds 681
yds/g 75.7
td 14

ACADEMIC MAJOR:   History

BW ATHLETICS INFORMATION:  Austin Smith played his third season of football at Baldwin Wallace University in 2016-2017. The All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection started at running back and punted en route to his third varsity letter. Austin is one of the most versatile players in the OAC.

ALL-OAC:  As a junior in 2016-2017, Austin earned second-team All-OAC honors at RB.

PLAYER OF THE GAME & PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARDS:  As a junior in 2016-2017, Austin was named as the 39th Annual Lee Tressel Shrine Classic BW Player of the Game and subsequently earned the OAC Offensive Player of the Week award for his efforts in a 42-0 win versus Defiance College. He also was named as the 2016 Frank Roppolo Homecoming Player of the Game versus Otterbein University.

THROUGH-THE-YEARS:  As a freshman in 2014-2015, Austin played his first season of football and earned his first varsity letter. He began the season as the starting punter and a back up running back, but an injury sidelined him. He carried the ball 18 times for 85 yards, caught two passes for eight yards and averaged 33.7 yards in 14 punting attempts. BW finished 5-5 overall.

As a sophomore in 2015-2016, Austin played his second season of football and earned his second letter. He is a key member of the varsity who rotates at running back, punter and both kick and punt returner. Austin had his first career 100-yard game with 104 yards in a 56-20 victory versus Capital University on Oct. 31, 2015. He was third on the team with 390 rushing yards in 77 attempts (5.1-yard average per carry) with four touchdowns, caught 12 passes for 84 yards and one TD. Returned nine kickoffs for a 21.2-yard average and nine punts for a 6.7-yard average. He also punted 37 times for a 34.4-yard average with seven landing inside the opponent's 20-yard line. BW finished 7-3 overall.

As a junior in 2016-2017, Austin played his third season of football and earned his third letter. He was BW's starting running back and punter. He earned second-team All-OAC honors at RB. Austin led the team in rushing with 681 yards in 171 attempts with a team-high 14 TD's. He caught eight passes for 48 yards. Austin also punted 39 times for a 36.1-yard average with 17 fair catches and five punts landing inside the opposition's 20-yard line. Austin ran for a game-high 87 yards and scored a career-high three rushing TD's and was named as the 39th Annual Lee Tressel Shrine Classic BW Player of the Game. He subsequently earned the OAC Offensive Player of the Week award for his efforts in the 42-0 win versus Defiance College. Austin also was named as the 2016 Frank Roppolo Homecoming Player of the Game versus Otterbein University when he ran for 107 yards and three TD's and caught a pass for six yards. He ran for 106 yards in a career-high 28 attempts with three TD's and caught three passes for 32 yards at Capital on Oct. 29. Austin ran for 112 yards in 19 attempts with two TD's at Heidelberg on Nov. 5 (third straight 100-yard game). BW finished 3-7 overall

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HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: Austin Smith grew up in Broadview Heights, Ohio and graduated from North Royalton High School.

Austin played football for four years and earned three varsity letters. He also ran track for four years and lettered four times.

In football, Austin was a first-team All-Northeast Ohio Conference (River Division) and second-team All-District selection. He also was the North Royalton H.S. Most Valuable Offensive Back and the team MVP.

In track, Austin was both All-NOC and a Regional qualifier.

This page was last updated by the DAC on November 29, 2016
Recent Games
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 171 147
Yards 681 590
Yards per game 75.7 73.8
Yards per rush 4.0 4.0
Touchdowns 14 11
Fumbles 3 3
Fumbles lost 2 2
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 24 91 3.8 18 3 - -
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 22 66 3.0 8 1 1 1
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 8 16 2.0 5 0 - -
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 18 94 5.2 15 2 - -
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 7 18 2.6 15 0 1 0
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 24 107 4.5 15 3 - -
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 28 106 3.8 13 3 1 1
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 19 112 5.9 42 2 - -
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 21 71 3.4 10 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 1 -5 -5.0 0 0 1 1
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 1 5 5.0 5 0 - -
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 1 2 2.0 0 0 - -
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 - - - - - 1 0
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 1 6 6.0 6 0 - -
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 3 32 10.7 20 0 1 1
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 1 8 8.0 8 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 - - - 0 0 0
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 3 110 36.7 49 2 3 0 0
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 8 292 36.5 53 1 2 0 0
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 8 295 36.9 50 1 3 0 1
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 3 111 37.0 42 1 2 0 0
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 2 43 21.5 31 0 1 0 0
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 4 155 38.8 40 0 2 0 0
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 2 79 39.5 46 0 1 0 0
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 5 154 30.8 48 0 0 1 0
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 4 131 32.8 36 0 3 0 0
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 - - - - - 1 0 0.0 0 0
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 1 91 - 0 - 91
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 1 66 -5 - - 61
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 1 16 5 - - 21
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 1 94 2 - - 96
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 1 18 - - - 18
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 1 107 6 - - 113
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 1 106 32 - - 138
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 1 112 - - - 112
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 1 71 8 - - 79
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 18 3 - - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 18 3 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 18 3 0 - - - - 0 - - 0 0
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 12 2 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 Defiance W, 42-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at John Carroll L, 17-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Mount Union L, 49-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Marietta L, 62-56 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wilmington W, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Muskingum L, 14-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Otterbein L, 33-30 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Capital L, 42-41 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Heidelberg L, 37-27 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Ohio Northern W, 31-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
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Wins 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
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September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 171 681 75.7 4.0 14 42 3 2
Conference 8 147 590 73.8 4.0 11 42 3 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 84 303 60.6 3.6 6 18 1 0
Away 4 87 378 94.5 4.3 8 42 2 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 45 162 81.0 3.6 3 18 - -
Losses 7 126 519 74.1 4.1 11 42 3 2
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September 3 54 173 57.7 3.2 4 18 1 1
October 4 77 325 81.3 4.2 8 15 2 1
November 2 40 183 91.5 4.6 2 42 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 8 0.9 48 5.3 6.0 0 20
Conference 8 8 1.0 48 6.0 6.0 0 20
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 3 0.6 19 3.8 6.3 0 8
Away 4 5 1.3 29 7.3 5.8 0 20
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 1 0.5 8 4.0 8.0 0 8
Losses 7 7 1.0 40 5.7 5.7 0 20
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September 3 2 0.7 0 0.0 0.0 0 5
October 4 5 1.3 40 10.0 8.0 0 20
November 2 1 0.5 8 4.0 8.0 0 8
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
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Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
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Wins 2 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - 0 0 - 0
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September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - 0 0 - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 39 1370 35.1 53 5 17 1 1
Conference 8 36 1260 35.0 53 3 14 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 21 734 35.0 50 3 12 0 1
Away 4 18 636 35.3 53 2 5 1 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 2 7 241 34.4 49 2 6 0 0
Losses 7 32 1129 35.3 53 3 11 1 1
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September 3 19 697 36.7 53 4 8 0 1
October 4 11 388 35.3 46 1 6 0 0
November 2 9 285 31.7 48 0 3 1 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - 1 0 0.0 0 0
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - 1 0 0.0 0 0
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - 1 0 0.0 0 0
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - 1 0 0.0 0 0
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 681 48 0 - 729 81.0
Conference 8 590 48 - - 638 79.8
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
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Home 5 303 19 0 - 322 64.4
Away 4 378 29 - - 407 101.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
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Wins 2 162 8 0 - 170 85.0
Losses 7 519 40 - - 559 79.9
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September 3 173 0 0 - 173 57.7
October 4 325 40 - - 365 91.3
November 2 183 8 - - 191 95.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 84 9.3 14 0 - 0 - - 0 - 0 0
Conference 66 8.3 11 0 - - - - 0 - 0 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
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Home 36 7.2 6 0 - 0 - - - - - 0
Away 48 12.0 8 0 - - - - 0 - 0 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
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Wins 18 9.0 3 0 - 0 - - - - - 0
Losses 66 9.4 11 0 - - - - 0 - 0 0
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September 24 8.0 4 0 - 0 - - - - - 0
October 48 12.0 8 0 - - - - 0 - 0 0
November 12 6.0 2 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -