Markus Smith talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's loss to USF.
2011: Enrolled at Nevada in the spring semester and went through spring drills with the team ... Expected to compete for a starting job in the defensive backfield and should also see time on special teams.
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.
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.
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.