21   Khary Bailey-Smith
Khary  Bailey-Smith

RS Senior

Weymouth, Mass.

High School:
Weymouth HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 198

Defensive Back


UMass Football Postgame Notes vs. Temple


Buffaloes Outpace Minutemen in Football's Season-Opener

Michel, Wilson notch touchdowns; Sharpe hauls in 138 yards in a 48-14 loss at Colorado.


UMass Football Postgame Notes at Colorado


Eight Minutemen Named To Athlon Magazine Preseason MAC Squads

UMass has five recognized on Athlon's All-MAC First Team.


Phil Steele Recognizes 10 Minutemen To Preseason All-MAC Teams

Five on first-team tied for league lead with Western Michigan, Bowling Green.



FB VS. BUFFALO Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB vs. EASTERN MICHIGAN Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB vs. BOWLING GREEN Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB PRACTICE-DAY 1 Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB SPRING GAME Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Senior In 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics
Phil Steele Preseason All-MAC Third Team Kick Returner ... AthlonSports Preseason All-MAC Third Team Kick Returner

As A Junior In 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in all 12 games and made four starts in the secondary ... Tallied a career-best 62 tackles (33-29) along with six pass breakups, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries ... Also a mainstay on special teams, where he led UMass with 23 kick returns for 563 yards (24.5 ypr), including one brought back for a touchdown ... Made five stops (1-4) as a member of the secondary and special teams coverage unit against Boston College (8/30) ... Made four tackles (2-2) and returned two kickoffs for 46 yards against Colorado (9/6) ... Had two stops (0-2) at Vanderbilt (9/13) ... Earned a season-best six takedowns (5-1) and a pass breakup at Penn State (9/20) ... Notched seven tackles (4-3), including an assisted-TFL, and returned an interception 23 yards against Bowling Green (9/27) ... Also fielded three kickoffs and returned them 54 yards versus the Falcons ... Returned a kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown, recovered a fumble and had six tackles (4-2) at Miami (Ohio) (10/4) ... Notched five unassisted stops and returned three kickoffs for 71 yards (26.3 ypr) in the win at Kent State (10/11) ... Returned his second interception of the year for 16 yards and had a pair of tackles (0-2) against Eastern Michigan (10/18) ... Had five tackles (3-2) and an interception, his third of the season, at Toledo (10/25) ... Tallied six tackles (2-4), a fumble recovery and three kickoff returns covering 86 yards in the win over Ball State (11/12) ... Recorded five tackles (4-1) and a forced fumble to go with three kick returns covering 72 yards at Akron (11/18) ... Closed the season with nine stops, including three unassisted takedowns, against Buffalo (11/28) ... Ranks 32nd nationally among NCAA Division I FBS competitors with his 24.5 yards per kick return average through games on Dec. 4.

As A Sophomore In 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in nine games and made one start, while recording nine solo tackles and 18 assisted tackles ... Tied for a team-best two interceptions ... Had two kick returns, averaging 52 yards per return, while bring one back for a touchdown ... Racked up five tackles (1-4) at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) when he earned the start at safety ... Added a pair of stops (1-1) against Maine (9/7) ... Saw snaps at Kansas State (9/14) ... Produced three tackles (2-1) against Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Added an appearance at Bowling Green (10/5) ... Secured 10 tackles (4-6) and a pair of interceptions to help the Minutemen defeat Miami (Ohio), 17-10 on Oct. 12 ... His pair of interceptions against the RedHawks made him the first Minuteman with more than one in a single game since Darren Thellen's two-pick performance against Delaware on Oct. 15, 2011 ... Returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for his first collegiate touchdown against Western Michigan (10/26) ... His TD against WMU was the first kickoff returned for a score by UMass since Jesse Julmiste accomplished the feat against Central Connecticut on Oct. 8, 2011 ... Also made five tackles (1-4) against the Broncos ... Made two tackles (0-2) against No. 17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2).

As A Freshman In 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in all 12 games, starting four ... Recorded 45 tackles (23-22), two interceptions, one breakup, 1.0 TFLs and a forced fumble ... Led the team with two fumble recoveries, returned for 53 yards ... Earned his first collegiate playing time at Connecticut (8/30), making three solo tackles ... Added three more stops against Indiana (9/8) and at Michigan (9/15) ... Assisted on four takedowns at Western Michigan (10/6) ... Picked off the first pass of his NCAA career vs. Bowling Green (10/20) ... Forced a fumble and recovered two others at Vanderbilt (10/27), to go with three tackles (1-2) and his first collegiate pass breakup ... Set a then-single-game career-high of seven stops (6-1) at Northern Illinois on Nov. 3 ... Made six stops (5-1), including one for a loss, and grabbed an interception at Akron (11/10) ... Had a season-high nine tackles (2-7) vs. Central Michigan (11/23).

Before UMass: Standout at Weymouth High School ... Played in the Shriners Game ... Earned all-scholastic honors from the Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Patriot Ledger ... Served as captain on the football and track teams at Weymouth High School ... Record 936 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior ... Posted 2,000 total receiving yards and 27 touchdowns combined during his junior and senior seasons ... A Bay State All-Star selection on the track team for the high jump with a high mark of 6-feet, 10 inches ... Played for head coach Kevin Mackin.

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Tackles: 10 (4-6), vs. Miami (Ohio) (10/12/13)
TFLs: 1.0 (1-0), at Akron (11/10/12)
Interceptions: 2, vs. Miami (Ohio) (10/12/13)
Interception Return Yards: 25, vs. Miami (Ohio) (10/12/13) (two interceptions)
Fumbles Forced: 1, at Vanderbilt (10/27/12)
Fumbles Recovered: 2, at Vanderbilt (10/27/12)
Fumble Return Yards: 53, at Vanderbilt (10/27/12) (two fumble recoveries)
Pass Breakups: 2, vs. Bowling Green (9/27/14)
Kickoff Returns: 3, vs. Bowling Green (9/27/14)
Kickoff Return Yards:109, at Miami (Ohio) (10/4/14) (two returns)
Longest Kick Return: 93, at Miami (Ohio) (10/4/14)
10+ Tackle Games: 1, vs. Miami (Ohio) (10/12/13)
100+ All-Purpose Yard Games: 2, last at Miami (Ohio) (10/4/14)
Kickoffs Returned For A Touchdown: 2, last at Miami (Ohio) (10/4/14)



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