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    Dwayne Smith
    88 Dwayne Smith
    Hometown:
    Rantoul, Ill.

    High School:
    Rantoul H.S.

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 195

    Position:
    Wide Receiver

    Experience:
    3 to play 3

    2000 Highlights
    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.

    1999 Highlights
    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.

    Personal
    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.

    CAREER HIGHS
    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

    Receiving Statistics

    YEARGNOYDSAVGYD/GTDLONG
    200071314611.220.8238

    SMITH GAME-BY-GAME

    2000NOYDSTDLG
    @MINN454038
    IOWA0000
    @MSU0000
    IND0000
    OSU1909
    NW883231

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