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Rodgeriqus Smith
Rodgeriqus Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Snellville, GA

High School:
South Gwinnett

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
09/08/1985

Experience:
3L

Major:
Business Administration

CAREER -- Has caught a pass in 24 consecutive regular season games with two or more catches in 19 of last 24 ... One catch in 25 of last 26 games ... Is 14th all-time at Auburn in receiving yards with 1,266 ... Is 47 yards shy of Ben Obomanu (2002-05) for 13th and 54 yards shy of tying Alexander Wright (1986-89) for 12th ... Has two 100-yard receiving games ... Made 26 consecutive starts which is tied with Sen'Derrick Marks for the longest active streak on the team.

2008 -- Phil Steele's Preseason Honorable Mention All-SEC.

2007 -- Led Auburn with 52 receptions, 705 receiving yards and five touchdowns ... Hauled in three catches for 46 yards against Alabama ... Had eight catches for a career-best 111 yards vs. Ole Miss ... Scored on 34-yard catch vs. Rebels ... Had a career day in upset win at No. 4 Florida, with career-best nine catches for 102 yards ... Was named Coaches' Offensive Player of the Game against Florida ... One catch for 55 yards in opener against Kansas State ... Three catches for 34 yards against South Florida ... Had a team-high four catches for 78 yards against Mississippi State ... Named Coaches' Offensive Player of the Game against New Mexico State after hauling in three catches for a career-high 86 yards with two touchdown catches ... Was the first multi-TD game of his career and first time since Ben Obomanu in 2004 to have two TD receptions in the same game ... Caught a 58-yard touchdown strike from true freshman Kodi Burns in the first quarter and followed it up with an 18-yard catch for a score from Brandon Cox ... Named Coaches' Co-Offensive Player of the Game for efforts against the Aggies ... Four catches for 19 yards at Arkansas ... Against LSU, hauled in six catches for 56 yards and one touchdown, a 3-yard reception from Brandon Cox, with 3:21 remaining in the game to give Auburn a 24-23 lead ... Named the team's Most Improved Offensive Skill Player of the spring by the coaches ... Originally a walk-on, was awarded a scholarship in the summer of 2007... Had four catches for 45 yards in Chick-fil-A Bowl versus Clemson.

2007 spring -- Named the team's Most Improved Offensive Skill Player of the spring by the coaches ... Originally a walk-on, was awarded a scholarship in the summer of 2007.

2006 -- Second on the team with 26 receptions for 452 yards and led the team with four touchdown receptions ... Led the team with three receptions against Alabama, finishing with 55 yards ... Finished with one reception against Georgia, a 34-yard touchdown strike from Brandon Cox in the third quarer ... Posted one reception for 16 yards against Arkansas State ... Finished with 46 yards receiving on four catches against Ole Miss ... Connected with QB Brandon Cox on a 13-yard touchdown in the first quarter against the Rebels ... Caught two passes for 4 yards against Tulane ... Posted three receptions for 33 yards against Florida ... Named the Coaches' Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts against the Gators ... Auburn's leading receiver with 64 yards against Arkansas and was second with a career-high four catches ... Had the Tigers' only touchdown reception, a 24-yarder in the second quarter, against the Razorbacks ... Finished with two receptions for 37 yards, including a game-high 31-yarder in the third quarter, against South Carolina ... Posted a 14-yard reception in the second quarter against Buffalo ... Finished with one reception for 17 yards against LSU ... Caught two passes for 85 yards, including a 62-yarder (career-high) in the second quarter, against Mississippi State ... Caught a 20-yard touchdown reception, the first of his career, in the third quarter against the Bulldogs ... Started his first career game and posted two catches for 47 yards against Washington State ... Caught a career-best 41-yarder against the Cougars in the second quarter.

2005 -- Played in seven games ... Caught a pass for the fourth straight game, a 20-yarder, against South Carolina ... Also surpassed the 100-yard receiving mark on the season against the Gamecocks ... Posted two receptions for 30 yards against Western Kentucky ... Finished with two receptions for 21 yards against Ball State ... Caught a pass in his first collegiate game, a 38-yarder against Mississippi State.

HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Thomas McFerrin ... Played wide receiver and defensive back ... Was a three-year letterman in football ... Also lettered four years in track and was two-time All-County ... Holds the school record in the triple jump and sprint medley relay.

PERSONAL -- Born September 8, 1985 ... Son of Cassandra and Andre Holmes ... Has two brothers, Brandon and Donavon Smith ... Majoring in business administration.

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