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Laverne Smith

School: Kansas
Position: RB

Draft: 4th round, 99th overall of the 1977 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
*1973 Kansas Big 8 RB 12 22 51 2.3 1 4 35 8.8 1 26 86 3.3 2
1974 Kansas Big 8 RB 11 176 1181 6.7 5 12 119 9.9 0 188 1300 6.9 5
1975 Kansas Big 8 RB 12 142 982 6.9 9 2 17 8.5 1 144 999 6.9 10
1976 Kansas Big 8 RB 11 148 978 6.6 8 3 46 15.3 0 151 1024 6.8 8
Career Kansas 488 3192 6.5 23 21 217 10.3 2 509 3409 6.7 25

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Rush Attempts
1974 Big 8 176 (4th)
1976 Big 8 148 (7th)

Rushing Yards
1974 NCAA 1181 (10th)
1974 Big 8 1181 (2nd)
1975 Big 8 982 (5th)
1976 Big 8 978 (4th)
Career Big 8** 3192 (12th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1974 NCAA 6.7 (4th)
1974 Big 8 6.7 (3rd)
1975 NCAA 6.9 (4th)
1975 Big 8 6.9 (1st)
1976 NCAA 6.6 (4th)
1976 Big 8 6.6 (2nd)
Career Big 8** 6.5 (7th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Touchdowns
1974 Big 8 5 (10th)
1975 Big 8 9 (4th)
1976 Big 8 8 (5th)

Plays From Scrimmage
1974 Big 8 188 (4th)
1976 Big 8 151 (8th)

Yards From Scrimmage
1974 Big 8 1300 (2nd)
1975 Big 8 999 (4th)
1976 Big 8 1024 (5th)
Career Big 8** 3409 (15th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1975 Big 8 10 (3rd)
1976 Big 8 8 (6th)

Total Yards
1974 Big 8 1181 (4th)
1975 Big 8 982 (8th)
1976 Big 8 978 (10th)

Total Touchdowns
1975 Big 8 9 (8th)
1976 Big 8 8 (9th)