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Orwin Smith and Georgia Tech did not have a game this week.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had four carries for three yards and four receptions for 52 yards in a 20-17 overtime loss to Virginia Tech on Sept. 3. Smith also had one carry for negative two yards and one kick return for 17 yards in a 59-3 win over Presbyterian on Sept. 8.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had six carries for 137 yards and one touchdown and one reception for ten yards in a 56-20 win over Virginia on Sept. 15.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had seven carries for 22 yards and one touchdown and six kickoff returns for 93 yards in a 42-36 overtime loss to Miami (FL) on Sept. 22.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had seven carries for 85 yards, five receptions for 61 yards and two kickoff returns for 77 yards in a 49-28 loss to Middle Tennessee on Sept. 29. Smith finished with 223 all-purpose yards.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had seven carries for 117 yards and one touchdown, one reception for 32 yards and one kickoff return for 12 yards in a 47-31 loss to Clemson on Oct. 6.
Georgia Tech and Orwin Smith did not have a game this week.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had six carries for 41 yards and one kickoff return for 22 yards in a 37-17 win over Boston College on Oct. 20.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had six carries for 31 yards, two receptions for 21 yards and one kickoff return for eight yards in a 41-17 loss to BYU on Oct. 27.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had ten carries for 89 yards and one touchdown, one reception for 26 yards and one kickoff return for 12 yards in a 33-13 win over Maryland on Nov. 3.
Georgia Tech's Owin Smith had 11 carries for 83 yards and one touchdown and one reception for 39 yards in a 68-50 win over North Carolina on Nov. 10.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith had ten carries for 67 yards and two receptions for 30 yards in a 42-24 win over Duke on Nov. 17.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith did not play in a 42-10 loss to Georgia on Nov. 24 due to injury.
Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith did not play in a 21-15 loss to Florida State on Dec. 1 due to injury.
|09.03.2012||L||Georgia Tech||17||Virginia Tech||20|
|09.22.2012||L||Georgia Tech||36||Miami (FL)||42|
|09.29.2012||L||Georgia Tech||28||Middle Tennessee||49|
|10.20.2012||W||Georgia Tech||37||Boston College||17|
|10.27.2012||L||Georgia Tech||17||Brigham Young||41|
|11.10.2012||Georgia Tech||North Carolina|
One of the top skill position players and big-play threats in the ACC... his career average for yards per rushing attempt (9.7) is the highest by any player in ACC history who rushed for at least 1,000 career yards... a returning starter at A-back... equally a threat as a runner and receiver... also one of the most prolific kick returners in Tech history... a very strong runner, productive as a slashing, straight-line ball-carrier... plagued throughout part of 2011 with turf toe, which he had corrected by surgery in January... missed all of spring practice to recover from the surgery... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Board.
*2012 Second Team Preseason All-ACC (Phil Steele)
*2011 Third Team All-ACC (Phil Steele)
*2011 Paul Hornung Weekly Honor Roll (9/19)
In The Tech Record Books:
4th -- career kickoff returns (62)
5th -- career kickoff return yards (1,357)
11th -- career kick return average (21.9)
12th -- season touchdowns (12 in 2011)
13th -- career all-purpose yards (3,041)
13th -- season rushing touchdowns (11 in 2011)
19th -- career rushing touchdowns (15)
35th -- career rushing (1,157)
Played in 12 games and started 11 times... tied for 10th in the ACC in points per game (6.00)... ranked 10th in the ACC in all-purpose yards per game (106.1)... rushed for 615 yards on just 61 carries for an average of 10.1 yards per attempt... rushed for 11 touchdowns and caught one touchdown pass... ranked third on the team in receptions (13) and second in receiving yards (306)... averaged 23.5 yards per reception... led the team in kickoff returns (18) and kick return yards (352) for an average of 19.6 yards per attempt... had 12 offensive plays longer than 20 yards including five rushing attempts and seven receptions.... involved in three plays longer than 60 yards... rushed four times for 84 yards and two touchdowns, caught two passes for 43 yards and had two kickoff returns for 51 yards vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1)... scored a five-yard TD run on Tech's first offensive play of the season... had the biggest game of his career Sept. 17 vs. Kansas... rushed five times for 157 yards and a touchdown, caught two passes for 108 yards and a TD, and returned three kicks for 49 yards against the Jayhawks... he became the first player in Tech history to rush and receive for more than 100 yards in a game... his 95-yard TD run on Tech's first offensive play of the game broke a school record for the longest rushing attempt... rushed for 79 yards, caught one pass for 21 yards and returned four kicks for 83 yards in a win over North Carolina (Sept. 24)... carried nine times for 74 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, and caught a 30-yard pass at NC State (Oct. 1)... rushed for a TD and caught a pair of passes for 37 yards vs. Maryland (Oct. 8)... rushed seven times for 37 yards and two TDs vs. Clemson (Oct. 29).
Played in all 13 games and started six times... rushed 53 times for 516 yards and a whopping 9.7 yards per carry... rushed for four touchdowns... Tech's second-leading receiver with 12 receptions for 195 yards (16.2 yards per reception)... returned seven kickoffs for 117 yards... rushed five times for 37 yards, had one reception for 19 yards and four kickoff returns for 74 yards at Kansas (Sept. 11)... his only rushing attempt at North Carolina was a 73-yard touchdown scamper at Kenan Stadium (Sept. 18)... his lone carry the next week was a 10-yard touchdown run vs. NC State (Sept. 25)... had two receptions for 23 yards in the win at Wake Forest (Oct. 2)... rushed three times for 24 yards and a touchdown and had a pair of receptions for 51 yards in the victory over Middle Tennessee State (Oct. 23)... carried four times for 54 yards and hauled in two receptions for 37 yards at Clemson... rushed three times for 38 yards and a touchdown at Virginia Tech (Nov. 4)... had career highs for rushing attempts (12) and rushing yards (88) vs. Miami (Nov. 13)... rushed eight times for 39 yards and had two receptions for 16 yards at Georgia (Nov. 27).
2009 (true freshman):
Was a key contributor as a true freshman... served as Tech's primary kick returner and a back-up at A-back... had 37 kickoff returns for 88 yards (24.0 ypa)... ranked seventh in the ACC and 63rd nationally... ranked fourth on the team in all-purpose yardage (67.1 ypg)... rushed five times for 26 yards and had two receptions for 26 yards... had a career-high six kickoff returns for 117 yards vs. Clemson in the ACC Championship Game (Dec. 5)... had an 83-yard kickoff return and 139 all-purpose yards at Duke (Nov. 14)... had three carries for 20 yards and three kickoff returns for 55 yards at Vanderbilt (Oct. 31)... had four kick returns for 111 yards at Miami (Sept. 17).
Central HS... rushed for 1,252 yards on 214 carries and scored 18 touchdowns as a senior... his 18 touchdowns in 2008 tied a school record... as a junior, rushed for 1,278 yards and 12 touchdowns... a first team all-state selection, two-time All-Bi-City and two-time team MVP... played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic... coached by Ron Nelson, earning three varsity letters as a running back... also ran track for four years (sprinter) and played basketball for three seasons.
Chose Tech because of the academics, the football program and Atlanta... son of Stacy Henry and Monica Smith.. full name is Orwin Dante Smith... has two siblings, Robert and Malik... began playing football at age seven... majoring in business management.