Played in seven games for the Illini ... Totaled 146 receiving yards on eighth catches and two TDs ... Caught a career-high eight passes for 83 yards and two touchdown in season finale at Northwestern ... Hauled in four passes for 54 yards, including a career-long 38-yarder at Minnesota ... Had one catch for nine yards vs. Ohio State ... Also tallied three tackles on special teams.
Redshirted the 1999 season.
High School Highlights
Two-time all-Big 12 Conference selection at wide receiver, also earning all-league honors as a running back as a senior ?Named to Chicago Sun-Times all-state squad ? Was a second-team all-state selection at receiver during junior year ? Tabbed all-region first-team by CNN/SI and All-American by Prep Star magazine ? Versatile athlete played 10 positions at Rantoul H.S. for Coach Terry Workman, including wide receiver, running back, quarterback, tight end, center, linebacker, safety, kicker, punter and kick returner . . . Team reached IHSA playoffs two consecutive seasons . . . Started all four years in football . . . Earned four varsity letters in football, four in basketball, and four in track . . . Holds school record in long jump and 110-meter high hurdles.
Full given name is Dwayne Lamar Smith . . . Nickname is Hollywood ? Born Sept. 8, 1980 in Champaign ? Parents are Lloyd and Donna Smith . . . Has one brother and two sisters . . . Earned honor roll accolades three years in high school . . . Sister, Yolanda, plays basketball at Illinois ? Majoring in speech communications . . . Enjoys television, music and video games ? Past summer jobs include construction and working as a part-time mechanic at father's garage ? Likes to cook and clean.
Receptions: 8 at Northwestern, 11/18/00 Yards: 83 at Northwestern, 11/18/00 Touchdowns: 2 at Northwestern, 11/18/00 Long Play: 38 at Minnesota, 9/30/00