48  Nick Smith
Nick  Smith
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Plain City, Ohio

High School:
Alder

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 168

Position:
K

Came to Marshall as walk-on, but earned scholarship for spring semester in 2015 … Spent 2014 season as backup to fifth-year senior PK Justin Haig, who holds several Marshall single-season and career records. R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): As backup to Justin Haig, was perfect on only PAT attempts, in fourth quarter in win at FIU … took over primary kickoff duties during the Conference USA championship win over Louisiana Tech, getting three kicks … Had nine kickoffs, including two touchbacks, averaging 62.8 yards in the Boca Raton Bowl victory over Northern Illinois … Made strong challenge for place-kicking job in August camp before veteran Haig won the job.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Redshirted.

HERD FILE: Born Oct. 4, 1994 … Majoring in Digital Forensics … Starred at Alder High School in Plain City, Ohio, where he booted 52- and 51-yard field goals … Scored 100 points in his junior season (2011) … Was All-Ohio Division III first team kicker in 2011 after being All-Ohio Division IV third team selection in 2010.