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Corey
Smith
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Inwood, W.Va.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Sport: Football
Position: K/P

Biography

2011 (r-Jr.)
- Shared kickoff and punting duties
- Earned WVU Special Teams Champion for his great comeback effort against Pitt with four punts for 229 yards and a 57.2 average
- Long punt against Pitt went for 62 yards, while placing two inside the 20, one inside the five
- In first career start, punted twice for a 50.0 average

2010 (r-So.)
- WVU Special Teams Champion: Pitt
- Kicked off 64 times for 3,984 yards, an average of 62.2 yards per kick
- Had eight kicks result in touchbacks, twice as many as the Mountaineers’ produced the year before

2009 (So.)
- Sat out to fulfill NCAA transfer eligibility requirements

2008 (Fr.)
- Played his freshman year at Alabama and saw limited action as a kicker

High School
- Played for coach Denny Price at Musselman High
- Earned all-state honors as both a place kicker and as a punter
- Averaged 39 yards per punt, while placing 16 of 31 kicks inside the opponent 20-yard line
- Hit 13-of-18 field goal attempts
- Set two state records as a senior, most field goals in a season and longest field goal (59)
- Won the national I player’s combine as a punter

Personal
- Birthday is May 13
- Son of Winston and Denna Smith
- One of two children
- Majoring in sport management
- Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
- Dean’s List
- Big East Academic All-Star


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