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Paul Smith
 Paul Smith

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 234

Position:
Running Back

Years Played:
1996-99

Elevated himself into an NFL Draft choice (San Francisco 49ers) with a banner senior season ... rushed for 1,258 yards and 12 touchdowns in 1999 ... El Pasoan had 10 career 100-yard rushing games, including seven as a senior ... a strong, punishing blocker who ended his career with 2,539 yards rushing, sixth in school history ... rushed for over 180 yards three times ... he did it twice in 1999 - San Jose State (1888), New Mexico State (187) - and once in 1998 at New Mexico State (184).

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