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Markus Smith
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Markus Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corona, Calif.

High School:
Corona HS

Last College:
Riverside CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
1V

10/16/2013

Hekking leads seven on Phil Steele's Midseason All-MW Team

Junior leads team in sacks and TFLs

09/21/2013

Stewart Leads Nevada Over Hawaii, 31-9

Freshman Tyler Stewart threw for 202 yards and three touchdowns in his first collegiate start.

09/07/2013

Pinpoint passing by Fajardo sparks Nevada

Farjado completes 18 of 21 passes for 239 yards in 36-7 win over UC Davis.

04/20/2013

Fajardo Shines as Blue Tops Silver in Spring Game

Great crowd on a beautiful day at Mackay Stadium

04/13/2013

Scrimmage Report: Defense Has Strong Performance

Pack defense notches four turnovers in second scrimmage of the spring

09/08/2012

Markus Smith talks to the media

Markus Smith talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's loss to USF.

Nevada
2013: Emerged in spring ball at one of the top defensive backs and enters fall camp with a starting job at one of the cornerback positions.
2012: Enrolled at Nevada in the spring semester and went through spring drills with the team ... Played in 11 games with two starts ... Registered 17 tackles on the year, including a career high seven against South Florida ... Had five tackles against Northwestern State ... Broke up a pass at Cal.

Junior College
A graduate of Riverside (Calif.) Community College ... Was a two-year starter and helped the team to a division championship ... Named first-team all-conference as a sophomore.

High School
A graduate of Corona (Calif.) High School ... Was a multi-sport star who earned a total of eight varsity letters in football, wrestling and track and field ... Was the MVP of his team as a senior ... Was league champion in wrestling as a senior and the top hurdler on his track team.

Personal
Born Markus Aaron Smith on April 5, 1992 ... Son of Michelle Amsberry and Ernest Smith ... Has an older brother, Chris, who played football at Idaho ... Chose Nevada over Texas Tech, Kansas State and San Jose State, among others ... Enjoys sleeping, eating, and playing video games in his free time.


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