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2013-14 Football
1 A.C. Leonard TE
2 Lamar McKnight QB
3 De'Ante Saunders DB
4 Tevin Spells RB
5 Ronnie Vinson DB
6 Aaron Piper RB
7 Lavatiae Kelly WR
8 Wilson Robinson LB
9 Chris Sanders-McCollum WR
10 Gregory Barksdale LB
10 Ronald Butler QB
11 Devin Wilson WR
12 Michael German QB
13 Dantwaun O'Neal WR
14 Holt Claiborne QB
14 Antonio Harper DE
15 Jonathan Moore WR
15 Weldon Garlington WR/KR
16 Wesley Samuels TE
17 Patrick Smith QB
18 Telvin Hooks RB
19 Darion Hall RB
20 Martine Stevenson RB
21 Andrew Taylor DB
22 Stephen Godbolt III DB
24 Bernell Brooks DB
25 Devonte Heard WR
27 Harold Watson DB
28 David Van Dyke DB
30 Adam Davenport RB
31 Detorrius Shipley DE
32 Tim Broughton RB
33 Mark Reeves LB
34 Gary Jackson DB
36 Andrew Dale DB
37 Victor Fletcher DB
38 Ashton Westmoreland FB
39 Terence Harris II FB
40 Stanley Smith DB
41 Vernon Frett FB
42 Nick Thrasher LB
43 Jamin Godfrey PK/K
44 Mike West LB
45 Everett Nicholas V DB
46 Daniel Fitzpatrick DB
48 Marquaveus Jackson DE
49 Leon Holderhead P
50 Najee Jamerson LB
51 Chadwick Williams LB
52 Antonio Justice, Jr. LB
53 Justin North LB
54 Jack Ndem DL
55 Anthony Bass DL
56 Aaron Woods LS
57 Michael Murphy DL
58 Kilu Fontaine-Ellis DL
59 DeVontae Parrish LB
62 Jhaquelle Love OL
64 Troy Jones OL
65 Demetrius Rhaney OL
66 Jessamen Dunker OL
69 Derek Sibley OL
70 Robert Myers OL
72 Jordan Sidney OL
73 Kadeem Edwards OL
74 Kevin Kenton OL
75 James Lewis OL
76 Evan Clay OL
77 Anthony Morris OL
78 Montrell Wood OL
79 DeShawn Byrd OL
80 Je-Marc Sears TE
81 Joe Bowens WR
82 Curtis Thomas TE
83 Quindell Cousin WR
84 Michael Whitaker WR
85 Ryan Mitchell WR
86 Cameron Carter PK/P
87 Mazio Rhodes WR
88 Isaiah Jeffries-Freeman WR
89 Andrew Bather WR
90 Dinsdale Jackson DL
92 Baron Poole II DL
93 Samquan Evans DL
94 Roc-M Nesbitt DL
98 Michael Denny DL
99 Rodney Edwards DL
Full Roster
Full Roster
Patrick Smith

#17 Patrick Smith

HT. 6' 0"
WT. 185
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Memphis, Tenn.
PREV. SCHOOL Whitehaven HS


2017 All-OVC First Team
2017 STATS FCS Preseason All-American Team
2017 Lindy's OVC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
2017 OVC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
2017 Black Col­lege Football Hall of Fame Player of the Year List
2017 BOXTOROW Preseason All-American Team
2017 HBCU Gameday Preseason FCS First Team All-American Team
2017 Preseason All-OVC
2016-17 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll
2016 All-OVC First Team
2016 Black College Football Hall of Fame Player of the Year List
2016 Preseason All-OVC Team
2015 All-OVC Second Team
2015 OVC All-Newcomer Team

2017 - Redshirt Senior Season
Played in all 11 games, starting 10… completed his career fourth all time in receiving touchdown in Ohio Valley Conference history… at TSU, finished third in career touchdowns, fourth in receiving yards and fifth in career receptions… earned his second trip to the All-OVC team after a senior campaign where he caught 42 passes for 648 yards (15.4 per reception) and totaled 887 all purpose yards… scored touchdowns by passing, receiving and on punt return... crossed the goal line eight touchdowns through the air, while tossing one against Austin Peay and returned one versus Jackson State… opened the season with six receptions for 70 yards in a win over FBS opponent, Georgia State (8/31)… was named OVC Specialist of the week on Sept. 10 after scoring the game winning touchdown on a 56 yard punt return versus Jackson State at the Southern Heritage Classic (9/9)… caught five passes for 40 yards and a touchdown, while adding a 20 yard run versus Florida A&M at the Tampa Classic (9/17)… scored a touchdown at Eastern Kentucky as he hauled in four passes for 48 yards… threw a touchdown pass to Thomas Newberg against Austin Peay (10/14)… had a season best seven receptions for 152 yards and three touchdowns at Tennessee Tech (10/28)… posted his second consecutive three touchdown game on four catches and 118 yards against Virginia University Lynchburg (11/4)

2016 - Redshirt Junior Season
Led the team in receptions (61), yards (966) and touchdowns (13) while starting all 11 games at wide receiver… Tied for second most touchdowns, was seventh best in receptions and ninth best in yardage in a single season at TSU… Caught a scoring pass in nine of 11 games and had four multi-scoring games… Reeled in a pass in all eleven games, extending his streak to 21 games in his two year career… Named Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week (10/23) catching seven passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns at Vanderbilt, including a 93 yarder from Ronald Butler for the second longest passing play in school history… Pulled in 11 receptions, tying for most eighth most in a game at TSU, for 166 yards and two touchdowns at Southeast Missouri (11/19)… Went for 160 yards, including a 56 yard scoring play, on seven receptions at Eastern Illinois (10/8)… Kept streak alive for consecutive games with a catch with a 39 yard touchdown reception at Austin Peay (11/5)… Pulled down two touchdowns, finishing with six catches for 74 yards and tossed a two-point conversion to Ronald Butler at Murray State (10/29)… Scored twice against UT Martin (10/1), catching six passes for 57 yards… Collected 128 all-purpose yards against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (9/3) with 100 yards on six receptions and 28 yards on four punt returns… Totaled 45 yards on six returns on the season… Made three tackles on the year

2015 - Redshirt Sophomore Season
Named to the All-Ohio Valley Conference Second Team, as well as All-Newcomer Team… Ranked seventh nationally and led the OVC with 99.6 receiving yards per game… Grabbed 54 passes for 996 yards and 10 touchdowns in ten games while amassing 1,121all-purpose yards… Finished the season with six plays over 50 yards, five which resulted in touchdowns… Ended the season ranked nationally in receiving touchdowns (13th), receiving yards (16th), yards per reception (17th), punt returns (28th) and receptions per game (40th)… Was named OVC Player and Newcomer of the Week (11/8) after registering career highs in receptions (9), yards (248) and touchdowns (2)… Ended the game one yard shy of the TSU single game record of 249 yards… Entered the end zone in eight, including each of the first five games of his career… Snagged seven passes for 63 yards and a touchdown in the final game of the season at Tennessee Tech (11/21)… Set a career high for receptions with nine, while going for 119 yards and a touchdown, including a 64-yard scoring play, at Eastern Kentucky (10/24)… Hauled in a scoring catch for the fifth consecutive week, finishing with four catches and 70 yards at UT Martin (10/10)… Scored a career best two touchdowns at Florida A&M (9/26) as he went for 157 yards on eight snags… Caught just one pass at Jacksonville State (9/19) which went for a career long 84 yard touchdown, it also marked the sixth longest pass play in TSU history… Was named the Southern Heritage Classic Most Valuable Player after catching four passes for 107 yards, including a 64 yard touchdown play, while amassing 155 all-purpose yards versus Jackson State (9/12)… Caught six passes for 64 and recorded his first career touchdown against Alabama State in the John Merritt Classic (9/6)

2014 - Redshirt Freshman Season

Did Not Play

2013 - Freshman Season

White Haven HS
Smith manned the quarterback position as a junior and had a strong season under center as a senior as the quarterback of the state champions Whitehaven… Ranked 25th overall in Tennessee by ESPN… Coached by Rodney Sawsberry… Had offers from Arkansas State, Austin Peay, Memphis and Mississippi State.