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DeAndre Smith

Running BAcks


Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Birthday: November 5, 1968
Family: Wife: Lori
Children: Ashley, Ryan, Donovan
Education: Bachelor's Degree at Missouri State University
Playing Experience: Played at Missouri State University
Bowl Games: Silicon Valley


Favorite Hobby: Shopping
Favorite Place to Visit: French Rivera (South France)
Favorite Artist: Ice Cube
Favorite Professional Football Team: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite Thing about Football: Not everyone can play it. (Football)
Favorite Thing about Champaign-Urbana: The community
Favorite Quote: "Everyone has different levels of abilities, but we can all give great effort."
Biggest Motivation: Always working hard to make my mother proud.


2010-Present: University of Illinois (running backs)
2009: Nevada-Las Vegas (running backs)
2008: New Mexico (running backs)
2005-07: Miami [Ohio] (associate head coach / running backs)
2001-04: Northern Illinois (running backs)
1999-2000: Indiana State (offensive coordinator / running backs)

For more information on Coach Smith, click HERE.