University of Michigan Football All-American

Jim Smith

Wide Receiver, 1976

Jim Smith

One of the most versatile offensive player in Michigan's history. He averaged more than 7-yards running, more than 10 yards on punt returns, more than 20 yards on pass receptions and more than 17 yards on kickoff returns. In all, he gained 2,890 yards during his career. An All-Big Ten performer, his 184 yards gained on pass receptions against Purdue was the second highest in Michigan history. Smith went on to become an outstanding player with the World Champion Pittsburgh Steelers.


CAREER STATISTICS

Pass Receiving

Year

Receptions

Yards

Ave.

Long.

tds
1973 2 28 14.0 18 0
1974 21 392 18.7 52 4
1975 24 553 23.0 83 4
1976 26 714 27.5 64 6
Career 73 1687 23.1 83 14

Kick Returns
Kick Offs Punt Returns
Year No. Yards Ave. Long. tds No. Yards Ave. Long. tds
1973 0 0 0. 0 TDs 0 0 0 0 0
1974 1 -11 -11.0 -11 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 1 16 16 16 0 26 210 8.1 50 0
1976 15 288 19.2 36 0 25 313 12.5 41 0
Career 17 293 17.2 36 o 51 523 10.3 50 0

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