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10/17/2013

Living Out A Dream On And Off The Field

South Bend native Daniel Smith embraces opportunity of being a member of the Fighting Irish program

11/06/2012

Coach Kelly Press Conference Transcript - Boston College Week

09/17/2012

#11/15 Irish Host #18/17 Michigan In Saturday Primetime Showdown

Notre Dame and Michigan to meet under the lights at Notre Dame Stadium for the first time since 1990 (7:39 p.m. ET, live on NBC).

09/10/2012

#20/19 Irish Back On Road Saturday At #10 Michigan State

Nine of the past 12 meetings in the series between Notre Dame and Michigan State have been decided by a touchdown or less.

09/01/2012

Notre Dame vs. Navy - Postgame Notes

06/08/2012

FB: Serving For A Purpose

04/24/2012

FB: ICON 39 - Blue Gold Saturday

Irish Connection returns to take you inside Blue-Gold Saturday with the Notre Dame football team.

04/11/2012

FB: Practice Update April 11

UND.com's practice report takes a close look at the outside wide receivers, coached by Mike Denbrock, in today's spring practice update.

02/03/2010

Fighting Irish recruit fax coming in.

02/03/2010

und.com Signing Day 2010

09/28/2013

No. 22 Notre Dame vs. No. 14/12 Oklahoma (USATSI)

George Atkinson III runs for 148 yards, but Irish have seven-game winning streak vs. OU snapped, 35-21.

09/14/2013

Notre Dame at Purdue (USATSI)

Daniels keys fourth-quarter comeback in sixth straight win over Boilermakers, 31-24.

08/31/2013

Notre Dame vs. Temple (USATSI)

The Irish opened the season with a 28-6 home victory, the 200th of Brian Kelly's coaching career.

10/27/2012

No. 5 Irish Defeat No. 8 Oklahoma, 30-13, to Stay Perfect (AP)

Notre Dame prevails in Norman for nation's-best fourth win over a ranked team this season.

09/08/2012

Notre Dame Football vs Purdue

Notre Dame's victory on 09/08/12 vs. Purdue at Notre Dame Stadium in Notre Dame, Ind. W, 20-17.

Smith's Career Highs

Receptions: 2, Purdue, Sept. 8, 2012

Receiving yards: 14, Purdue, Sept. 8, 2012 (2 receptions)

Long reception: 11, Purdue, Sept. 8, 2012

All-purpose yards: 14, Purdue, Sept. 8, 2012

Tackles: 1, Stanford, Oct. 13, 2012 (1-0); at Navy, Oct. 23, 2010 (0-1); Navy, Oct. 29, 2011 (0-1)

Fumbles recovered: 1, Utah, Nov. 13, 2010

JUNIOR SEASON (2012): Made appearances in all 13 games, including four starts (Navy, Michigan State, Boston College and Wake Forest) ... registered seven receptions for 47 yards ... recorded first career catch against Navy (Sept. 1) ... caught a season-high two passes for 14 yards in the home victory over Purdue (Sept. 8) ... had the longest reception of his career (11 yards) against the Boilermakers ... contributed a nine-yard catch in the road win against Michigan State (Sept. 15) ... helped to secure the win against Stanford (Oct. 13) with an eight-yard catch ... closed out the regular season with a 10-yard grab against Wake Forest (Nov. 17).

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in two games, recording a tackle in a win vs. Navy ... also played in season opener vs. USF.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010): Saw action the final seven games of 2010 ... played against Western Michigan, Navy, Tulsa, Utah, Army, USC and Miami (Fla.) in Hyundai Sun Bowl ... registered one assisted tackle against Navy ... recorded a critical fumble recovery that helped set up a touchdown just after halftime in the victory over No. 15 Utah ... totaled 117 snaps on special teams.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team pick as receiver on 2009 Associated Press Indiana Class 4A all-state squad ... named to Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 All-State team for 2009 as one of four receivers ... four-year starter as wide receiver for Clay High School in South Bend, Ind. ... caught 60 passes as senior in 2009 for more than 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns ... grabbed nine catches for 175 yards vs. Mishawaka in 2009, including TD receptions of 30 and 57 yards ... caught 10 passes for 124 yards and a TD vs. Elkhart Central in 2009 ... caught 51 passes for 1,061 yards and nine TDs as junior in 2008 ... also made seven interceptions as junior starter at defensive back for Clay team that finished 5-5 and Indiana Class 4-A sectional runner-up ... first-team all-conference receiver as junior ... caught 30 passes for 400 yards and eight TDs as sophomore in 2007 ... grabbed 49 passes for 800 yards and eight TDs as a freshman in 2006 ... caught 61-yard TD pass on first play of his career as freshman ... also a standout at Clay in basketball and track and field (as long jumper) ... brother-in-law is former Irish safety Gerome Sapp (1999-2002) ... played for coach Joe Szajko at Clay ... son of Robert and Vicki Smith ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.

Smith's Career Statistics

Tackles Fumbles
Year G-S TT UT AT TFL Scks FF FR PBU INT
2010 7-0 1 0 1 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 1-0 0 0-0
2011 2-0 1 0 1 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0
2012 13-4 1 1 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0
Totals 22-4 3 1 2 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 1-0 0 0-0

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Daniel Smith
Daniel  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Bend, IN

High School:
Clay

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 213

Position:
Wide Receiver

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Event Calendar

September 5
7:30 PM
vs Texas
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 12
3:30 PM
at Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

ABC
September 19
3:30 PM
vs Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 26
3:30 PM
vs Massachusetts
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 3
TBA
at Clemson
Clemson, S.C.

TBA
October 10
3:30 PM
vs Navy
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 17
7:30 PM
vs USC
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 31
TBA
at Temple
Philadelphia, Pa.(Lincoln Financial Field)

TBA

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