Made one tackle and broke up one pass against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... recorded one tackle and one interception in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... tallied one tackle and broke up one pass at Penn State on Nov. 24 ... had six tackles, 1.0 for loss, 1.0 sacks and one pass breakup against Ohio State on Nov. 17 ... tallied four tackles, one interception and two pass break ups at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... recorded seven tackles, forced a fumble and broke up three passes against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... intercepted his second pass of season against Minnesota on Oct. 20, also collected four tackles and one pass breakup ... tallied four tackles at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... recorded the Badgers' first interception of the season against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... also recorded four tackles ... made seven tackles at Nebraska on Sept. 29 ... returned Wisconsin's first-ever blocked PAT for two points against UTEP on Sept. 22 ... finished game with five tackles ... named UW defensive player of the week after recording two tackles and breaking up two passes against Utah State on Sept. 15 ... made seven tackles against Oregon State on Sept. 8 ... recorded four tackles and broke up two passes against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1.
Started first two games ... recorded one tackle and one pass breakup before suffering season-ending leg injury against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... made six tackles against UNLV on Sept. 1.
Earned third letter ... played in all 13 games with one start ... made one tackle against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... season-high eight tackles with 1.0 TFL against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... recorded four tackles at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... five tackles against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... made one tackle at Purdue on Nov. 6 ... recorded one tackle at Iowa on Oct. 23 ... played in win over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... broke up one pass against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... first interception of season and two tackles at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... tallied two tackles against Austin Peay on Sept. 25 ... three tackles against Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... recorded two tackles against San Jose State on Sept. 11 ... made one tackle at UNLV on Sept. 4.
Earned second letter ... started all 13 games ... led team with 11 passes defended and nine pass breakups and ranked fourth on team with 55 tackles ... made three tackles and broke up one pass against Miami in Champs Sports Bowl on Dec. 29 ... career-high nine tackles and one pass breakup against Hawaii on Dec. 5 ... broke up two passes and made seven tackles against Northwestern on Nov. 21 ... eight tackles against Indiana on Nov. 7 ... named UW's co-defensive player of the week after intercepting one pass, breaking up another and making four tackles against Purdue on Oct. 31 ... posted two tackles, including first 1.5 TFLs and first sack of career, against Iowa on Oct. 17 ... broke up two passes and had three tackles against Ohio State on Oct. 10 ... had six tackles and one fumble recovery against Minnesota on Oct. 3 ... recorded first career interception and two tackles against Wofford on Sept. 19 ... had one tackle and two pass breakups against Fresno State on Sept. 12 ... made first career start and recorded six tackles against Northern Illinois on Sept. 5.
Earned first letter ... appeared in 11 games primarily on kickoff unit ... matched season-high with two tackles against Florida State in the Champs Sports Bowl ... one tackle against Minnesota on Nov. 15 ... season-high two tackles against Illinois on Oct. 25 ... made first tackle and recovered a fumble at Michigan on Sept. 27 ... made Badger debut late in game against Marshall on Sept. 6 on kickoff unit.
First-team all-state, first-team all-area and first-team all-district as a senior ... second-team all-state, second-team all-area and first-team all-district as a junior ... second-team all-area and district sophomore defensive player of the year as a sophomore ... team captain as a senior ... career totals of 17 interceptions, 155 tackles, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... 40 tackles and five interceptions as a senior ... team MVP as a senior ... Academic All-District ... also lettered in basketball and track ... head coach was Bob Shipley.
Parents are Stephen and Debra Smith ... father played football at Memphis ... uncle, Jack Eckwood, played football at Arkansas and professionally with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ... majoring in business with a focus in management and human resources.