Senior (2011): Made the start and caught six passes for 60 yards in season opener vs. UCLA ... Ranks No. 46 in NCAA in receptions per game (6.0).
Junior (2010): Played in nine games ... Hauled in four passes for 86 yards against MSU ... Paced the team with 89 yards on five receptions and a touchdown against Memphis.
Sophomore (2009): Appeared in 12 games with a start against C-USA rival Southern Miss ... Made his season debut against Northwestern State during the season opener ... Caught an 8-yard pass against the Demons ... Recorded three catches for 56 yards, including a long of 47 yards against C-USA rival Memphis ... Snared four receptions for 53 yards against C-USA rival Rice during the regular-season finale.
Redshirt Freshman (2008): Appeared in nine games with starts against C- USA rivals, Tulane, Tulsa and UTEP ... Made his collegiate debut against Southern during the season opener ... Hauled in an 8-yard catch against the Jaguars ... Earned his first collegiate start against C-USA rival Tulane during the annual Homecoming game. Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Recorded two catches for 25 yards against Air Force.
Freshman (2007): Sat out as a redshirt.
High School: Competed for head coach Bart King at Velma Jackson Magnet High ... Was a Velocity/PrepStar All-Region honoree by PrepStar Magazine ... As a junior, racked up close to 1,000 all-purpose yards... Named All-State and All-District as a junior ... Two-time member of the All-State squad ... Posted a best of 6-6 in the high jump and was a member of the 4x100 relay team that finished second at the state meet.
Personal: Full name is Eddie Jordan Smith... Born Sept. 14, 1988, in Jackson, Miss... Son of Eddie and Robbie Smith ... Majoring in retailing and consumer science.
E.J. Smith's Career Bests
Receptions: 6, vs. UCLA (9-3-11)
Receiving Yards: 89, at Memphis (10-30-10)
Long Reception: 54, at Memphis (10-30-10)
Touchdowns: 1, at Memphis (10-30-10)