June 5, 2017
NOTRE DAME, Indiana – Cameron Smith will attend graduate school at the University of Notre Dame and play football for the Fighting Irish this fall.
Smith graduated with a degree in English from Arizona State University last April and joined the Notre Dame program on Monday. He will have one year of eligibility remaining.
Smith played in 30 career games and started 18 contests for the Sun Devils at wide receiver during the 2013, `14 and `16 seasons. He missed the entire 2015 season with an injury. Smith caught 60 career passes for 908 yards and six TDs.
As a sophomore in `14, Smith caught 41 passes for 596 yards, both of which ranked third-best on Arizona State. He finished second on the Sun Devils in receiving TDs with six. Smith set a career-high with eight receptions (95 yards) against UCLA on Sept. 25, including a 29-yard TD grab. He hauled in a career-long 73-yard TD reception the following week in a 38-34 come-from-behind victory at No. 16 USC. Smith then led ASU with 67 receiving yards (on four grabs) and a TD against Notre Dame on Nov. 8. He closed the regular season with his best career game. Smith hauled in six catches for 131 yards and two TDs vs. Washington State.
Smith was a three-star prospect coming out of Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas. He was ranked by Scout as the No. 123 wide receiver in the country. As a senior in 2012, Smith caught 59 passes for 1,071 yards and 15 TDs to help Coppell to an 11-1 record and No. 72 national ranking.
SMITH’S CAREER STATS
SMITH’S HONORS & AWARDS
Academic All-Pac-12 First Team (2016)
Academic All-Pac-12 Second Team (2014)
SMITH’S CAREER HIGHS
Points scored: 12, vs. Washington State, Nov. 22, 2014
Touchdowns: 2, vs. Washington State, Nov. 22, 2014
Receptions: 8, vs. UCLA, Sept. 25, 2014
Receiving yards: 131, 2, vs. Washington State, Nov. 22, 2014 (6 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 2, vs. Washington State, Nov. 22, 2014
Long reception: 73, at USC, Oct. 4, 2014
Long TD reception: 73, at USC, Oct. 4, 2014
Rush attempts: 1, four times
Rush yards: 13, vs. Weber State, Aug. 28, 2014 (1 carry)
Long rush: 13, vs. Weber State, Aug. 28, 2014
All-purpose yards: 131, vs. Washington State, Nov. 22, 2014 — ND —