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77   Tyrell Smith
Tyrell  Smith

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Lakewood, N.J.

High School:
Lacey Township HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 323

Position:
OL


06/15/2015

Eight Minutemen Named To Athlon Magazine Preseason MAC Squads

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

06/01/2015

Phil Steele Recognizes 10 Minutemen To Preseason All-MAC Teams

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

04/16/2015

Team UMass To Face Team Minutemen In Spring Game

Rosters are set for tomorrow night's spring practice finale

08/26/2014

UMass Football 2014 Season Preview

A look at the squad ahead of the season-opener versus Boston College on Saturday

04/01/2014

VIDEO: Football Spring Practice - Day 8 - Offensive Line

Spotlight on the UMass football offensive line at practice on April 1

10/18/2014

FB vs. EASTERN MICHIGAN

FB vs. EASTERN MICHIGAN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/27/2014

FB vs. BOWLING GREEN

FB vs. BOWLING GREEN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/06/2014

FB vs. COLORADO

FB vs. COLORADO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

08/30/2014

FB vs. BC

FB vs. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/02/2013

FB vs. NIU

FB vs. NIU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Redshirt Junior In 2015: Phil Steele Preseason All-MAC Fourth Team Offensive Line ... AthlonSports Preseason All-MAC Second Team Offensive Tackle

As A Redshirt Sophomore In 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Was the starting left tackle in all 12 contests as the Minutemen averaged 27.3 points and 421.1 total offensive yards as a team in 2014 ... Helped create holes for the run game, which produced 109.3 yards on average while providing time for the quarterback unit to toss for 311.8 yards per game through the air, the 11th-most in NCAA Division I FBS through the end of the 2014 season ... Earned the starting nod at left tackle against Boston College (8/30) and Colorado (9/6) ... Helped pave the way for the Minutemen to average 5.5 yards per play against the Buffaloes defensive front ... Was the left tackle as UMass amassed 346 yards of total offense at Vanderbilt (9/13) ... Held down the left tackle spot as Blake Frohnapfel threw for 589 yards and five touchdowns against the Bowling Green defense (9/27) ... Protected QB Blake Frohnapfel's left side at tackle when Frohnapfel earned 389 yards passing and four touchdowns at Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 4 ... Opened running lanes for Lorenzo Woodley when Woodley ran for 160 yards to lead the Minutemen to victory at Kent State (10/11) ... Held down the left tackle spot when the Minutemen ran for 225 yards and scored five touchdowns on the ground against Eastern Michigan (10/18) ... Helped the Minutemen average 6.5 yards gained per play on the offensive line at Toledo (10/25).

As A Redshirt Freshman In 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Started all 11 games played ... Part of the offensive line group that excelled in pass protection with just 16 sacks allowed over the 12-game schedule ... UMass was tied for fifth in the league for fewest sacks allowed in 2013 ... Also helped the offense's run game improve in year two at the Football Bowl Subdivision as UMass rushed for over 1,500 yards on the ground for an average of 125.2 yards per game in 2013 compared to 1,075 yards rushing and an 89.6 per game average in 2012 ... Was the starting left guard ... Helped open holes for running back Jamal Wilson when he gained 119 yards at Bowling Green (10/5) while the Minutemen averaged 5.9 yards per carry against the Falcons ... Helped UMass put up 376 yards of total offense as the starting left guard in the 17-10 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 12 ... Continued to serve as the starting left guard at Buffalo (10/19) and against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Provided running lanes for freshman Lorenzo Woodley, who produced 163 yards and a touchdown against No. 17/21 Northern Illinois on Nov. 2.

As A Freshman In 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in three games ... Took snaps at Connecticut (8/30), against Indiana (9/8) and at No. 17 Michigan (9/15) ... Redshirted the season to enter 2013 with four years of eligibility remaining.

Before UMass: Was a second-team all-state selection as a senior and a second-team all-county pick as a junior at Lacey Township High School ... Earned an invitation to the All-American Bowl ... Led Lacey Township to the a state championship title in 2011 ... Captain of the football and basketball teams.

Personal: Tyrell Dejoin Lee Smith ... Born April 27, 1994 ... Son of Tanya Smith ... Brother of Eric, Deon, Tarique and Elijah.

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    Saturday, Sept 12
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    Saturday, Sept 19
    vs Temple 3:00 PM gametracker listen
    Saturday, Sept 26
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    vs Florida International TBA gametracker listen
    Saturday, Oct 10
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    Saturday, Oct 17
    vs Kent State 3:30 PM gametracker listen
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