Rotating image8
29   Kendall Smith
Kendall Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bushnell, FL

High School:
South Sumter

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 235

Position:
LB


Kendall Smith Photo Gallery

2010 GAME-BY-GAME DEFENSIVE STATS

Game UA A Tot TFL PD INT SKS
1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0.0
3 3 6 1.0 0 0 0.0
5 2 7 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 1 7 0.0 0 0 0.0
3 3 6 0.0 0 0 0.0
8 1 9 1.0 0 0 0.0
3
5
8
0.0
0
0
0.0
9
6
15
0.0
0
0
0.0
1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0.0
7 3 10 1.0 1 0 0.0
2
4
6
0.0
0
0
0.0
2
3
5
0.5
0
0
0.0
3 5 8 0.0 0 0 0
Totals 53
38
91
3.5 1 0 0.0

2010:A second-year starter at middle linebacker for the Seminoles who flourished as one of the most consistent performers in FSU's new defensive scheme...ranked second on the team with a single-season, career-high 97 tackles and led the team with 55 solo stops...had 3.5 tackles for loss, one interception, one pass breakup, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble to his credit this season...registered double-digit tackles twice in 2010, including a team-leading and career-high 15 stops (nine solos) at NC State, where he also recovered a fumble...also notched 10 tackles, including a tackle for loss and a pass breakup, in FSU's win over Clemson...had nine tackles (eight solos) in FSU's road win at Miami.

2009:
A 13-game starter at middle linebacker, Smith more than tripled his previous season-high in tackles with 85 stops...was second among Seminoles in tackles and third with a career-high 7.0 tackles for loss and also registered the first two sacks of his career..started all 13 games at the middle linebacker position...equalled his career-high of 10 tackles three times, including wins over Jacksonville State and North Carolina and a loss to Georgia Tech...collected his first career interception in FSU's road win at Wake Forest.

2008:
Made three starts at strongside linebacker and appeared in all 13 games...followed up a solid freshman season with a new career-high with 24 tackles...also checked in with 4.5 tackles for loss, including the first two sacks of his career, which came against Wake Forest and Virginia Tech...also have a season-best five tackles against the Demon Deacons and Hokies.

2007:
Named FSU's top defensive newcomer at the annual awards dinner after appearing in all 13 games...finished the season with 14 tackles, which led all true freshmen...saw all of his action in the regular season on special teams...made his first career start at strongside linebacker against Kentucky in the Music City Bowl...had season-best three tackles in FSU's road win over No. 2 Boston College and matched it against Kentucky.

PERSONAL
Has played in all 39 games since arriving at FSU from South Sumter High School, where he was a PrepStar All-American and four-star prospect and 45th ranked player in U.S. by Rivals.com...first team 2A All-State linebacker in 2006 while leading team to state title game...District 4 MVP...registered 156 tackles...played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl game and led his East team with six tackles...selected FSU over Florida, Alabama, Ole Miss, USF, Iowa State and UCF...born December 3, 1987.

DEFENSE

G UA A Total TFL PD Int Sacks
2007 13 6 8 14 0.0 0 0 0.0
2008 13 15 9 24 4.5 1 0 2.0
2009 13 45 40 85 7.0 2 1 2.0
Total 39 66 57 113 11.5 3 1 4.0

Career-Highs:
Tackles 5, two times last vs. Virginia Tech, 2008
TFL 1.5, Wake Forest, 2008
QB Sacks 1, two times last Virginia Tech, 2008

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Shop Now

at the Official
Online Store

    Rotating image Multimedia Guide
    Printroom Photos Memorabilia
    FSU on YouTube