PRO (0-0/0-0): Devin Smith signed with the Steelers on August 7, 2013…released by the Dallas Cowboys on August 2, 2013…originally signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2013.
COLLEGE: Played four years at the University of Wisconsin…appeared in 53 games and made 30 starts…finished his career with 155 tackles, 3.5 TFLs and two sacks…registered seven interceptions and 31 passes defensed to go along with a pair of fumble recoveries…majored in business with a focus in management and human resources. 2012: Started all 14 games…second-team All-Big Ten selection by the media and honorable mention All-Big Ten selection by the coaches…set career highs in nearly every category with 57 tackles, four interceptions and 17 passes defensed...also had one sack…his four interceptions led the team and tied for fifth in the Big Ten, and his 17 pass defenses were also tops on the team…became the first player in school history to block a PAT attempt and return it for two points, accomplishing the feat against UTEP…named Academic All-Big Ten for the third time. 2011: Started the first two games of the season before suffering a season-ending leg injury. 2010: Appeared in 13 games and made one start…recorded 30 tackles, one interception and a pair of passes defensed…named Academic All-Big Ten honoree for the second consecutive year. 2009: Started all 13 games…finished the season with 55 tackles and one sack…also registered a pair of interceptions, 11 passes defensed and one fumble recovery…his 11 passes defensed were tops on the team and his 55 tackles ranked fourth…an Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2008: Played in 11 games as a freshman, mostly on special teams…finished with six tackles and one fumble recovery.
PERSONAL: Attended Coppell High School (Coppell, Texas)…registered 17 career interceptions, 155 tackles, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…recorded five interception and 40 tackles his senior season…first-team all-state, all-area and all-district selection as a senior…Team MVP and team captain as a senior…second-team all-state and all-area and first-team all-district as a junior…second-team all-area as a sophomore…also an Academic All-District honoree…lettered in basketball and track, as well as football…son of Stephen and Debra Smith…his father played football at Memphis and his uncle, Jack Eckwood, played professionally for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers…Full name: Devin Terrell Smith.
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