45  Aden Smith
Aden Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

High School:
Malverne

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 220

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
02/02/1981


2002: Made 14 tackles in season opening win over St. John's (9/14) . . . led team with 14 takedowns in loss to Wagner (9/21) . . . equalled his career-high with a stunning 17-tackle, two for losses, effort in Albany upset (9/28) . . . Led the team again with 11 tackles, three solo to go along with his first career interception to cap off the win over St. Francis (10/5) . . . Set a new school record for solo tackles with 14, three of them for losses totalling 24 yards in the Seawolves strong defensive effort even though the team lost a tough one at Monmouth (10/12) . . . Not only led the team in tackles but led both teams as well with 17 total and 6 solos in the win against Siena (10/26). . . Led the team in tackles with 12, including 5 solo, to defeat Central Connecticut on (11/2). . . Continued his dominance on defense with 17 total tackles, 13 of which were solo all in the win over Robert Morris (11/9) . . . Capped off a brilliant career with ten tackles including one sack in the win over Canisius (11/16)

Noteworthy: Selected team MVP 2001: Had a game-high 11 tackles, nine solo, in opener vs. St. John's (9/21) . . . registered a game-high 13 tackles, eight solo takedowns, and a fumble recovery at Albany (9/29) . . . recorded a game-high 12 tackles and had another fumble recovery in Wagner win (10/6)...totaled eight tackles, six being solo and had one tackle for a loss of 16 yards against Sacred Heart (10/13) . . . equalled his season high with 15 tackles, including his first sack, in loss to Jacksonville (10/27) . . . led team in tackles for seventh straight game, recording 12 knockdowns at Robert Morris (11/3) . . . recorded 15 tackles, one sack and a forced fumble to spearhead the defense in CCSU win (11/10) . . . notched 11 tackles in the season finale to finish with 112 on the year which set a new single-season school record, eclipsing the old mark of 109 that was set by John Harris in 1997

2000: Played in all ten games as a linebacker, staring two . . . recorded two kick returns for two yards . . . lead the team in tackles with 66, 35 unassisted . . . had three tackles for a loss, and one break-up . . . exploded for 43 tackles over the final three games of the season . . . made 10 tackles, nine of the solo variety against Jacksonville (10/28) . . . had 16 tackles in one game against Cent. Connecticut (11/11) and team and season-high 17 tackles against Robert Morris (11/18).

1999: Played in nine games, mostly on special teams . . . totaled five tackles on the season.

High School: Won four letters at Malverne High School in Malverne, N.Y. . . . earned All-County honors as a junior and senior.

Paw Prints: Aden G. Smith . . . born February 2, 1981 . . . sone of Novella and Frank Smith . . . brother of Francina . . . favorite food: jerk chicken.


File on Smith
Year   UT   AT   Tot   TFL   Sacks   FR   Int   Br
1999    2    3     5    0      0      0    0     0
2000   35   31    66    3      0      0    0     1
2001   51   61   112    4      2      4    0     0
Total  88   95   183    7      2      4    0     1