** 2012 All-MAC Third Team (Punt Return & Kick Return Specialist)
** Nominee for the 2012 & 2013 Burlsworth Trophy **
a former walk-on who now is a scholarship player
** 2012 Ball State Bill Reynolds Special Teams Award **
** 2011 All-MAC Second Team **
** 2011 Ball State Bill Reynolds Special Teams Award **
** Ball State's 2010 Bill Meitzler Offensive
Scout Team Player of the Year **
Career: Ranks second in Ball State history with 1,988 career kickoff return yards . . . has 173 career receptions, which ranks fifth all-time at Ball State . . . four 100-yard receiving games . . . 17 career receiving touchdowns.
2013 (Sr.): Started his 24th career game vs. Miami University . . . 12 starts this season . . . finished the Illinois State game with 207 all-purpose yards . . . managed a career long 90-yard kickoff return in the first quarter against the Redbirds, which was the longest for a Ball State player since Eric Williams' 92-yard kickoff return against Eastern Michigan in 2010 . . . 48.0 average on kickoff returns vs. Illinois State marked the fourth best single game mark in Ball State history . . . five catches for 83 yards and one touchdown vs. Army . . . touchdown reception vs. Army was his first of the season and the 10th of his career . . . team-high 115 receiving yards on four catches at North Texas . . . tallied the first rushing touchdown of his career on a reverse in the second quarter at Eastern Michigan . . . team-high 11 catches for 99 yards vs. Toledo . . . three catches for 48 yards at Virginia . . . three catches for 32 yards and one touchdown vs. Kent State . . . has now scored touchdowns receiving, passing and rushing in his Ball State career . . . ranks 19th in the nation in kickoff returns . . . one of three Ball State receivers -- first time in school history -- to reach the 100-yard receiving mark in the same game with his 127 yards and three TDs vs. Miami University.
2012 (Jr.): Started 11 games. . . played in 12 games, including the Beef 'O' Brady Bowl St. Petersburg to earn third letter . . . missed the Miami University game with an injury . . . managed a career high 146 receiving yards on a career high 14 receptions vs. Northern Illinois . . . career best two touchdowns at Toledo . . . the 14 catches ties for the second best single-game effort in Ball State history and set a Scheumann Stadium record for a Ball State player . . . caught his third TD pass and the sixth of his career vs. Western Michigan . . . managed 119 receiving yards in the season opener vs. Eastern Michigan on seven catches . . . nine catches at Indiana . . . compiled 240 all-purpose yards vs. Eastern Michigan . . . four kickoff returns for 100 yards and two punt returns for 21 yards vs. EMU . . . tallied 221 all-purpose yards at Indiana (63 receiving, 49 rushing, 109 return yards) . . . caught his first touchdown of the season vs. South Florida . . . averaging a team high 25.23 yards per kickoff return . . . completed his first-ever collegiate pass on a 12-yard touchdown play to quarterback Keith Wenning in the third quarter at Indiana . . . six catches for 92 yards and one touchdown at Kent State . . . six catches for 58 yards and one TD at Army . . . tied for 29th in the nation with 135.15 all-purpose yards per contest . . . ranked 26th in the country in kickoff returns with a 25.58 average.
2011 (So.): Made his first career start at Northern Illinois . . . career high eight catches vs. Toledo in the season finale . . . tallied three catches for a season high 63 yards at Eastern Michigan . . . tied his season high with 63 receiving yards at Northern Illinois . . . tallied his third touchdown catch of the season and the fourth of his career at Northern Illinois . . . managed a career long 43-yard reception vs. Army . . . scored his first career touchdown vs. Army on a two yard pass in the second quarter . . . tallied six catches for 50 yards vs. Buffalo . . . managed five catches for 23 yards at South Florida . . . managed two catches for 14 yards in Ball State's 27-20 season opening victory over Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind . . . four catches for 44 yards at Western Michigan . . . two catches for 36 yards and one touchdown vs. Central Michigan . . . the TD catch was the second of his career and came on a 34-yard pass play in the fourth quarter and proved to be the game-winning score . . . returned a kick for a career long 78 yards at Eastern Michigan . . . averaging a team-high 23.3 yards per kickoff return . . . managed six kickoff returns for 173 yards at EMU . . . ranked seventh in the MAC for kick returning average . . . earned second letter.
2010: (Fr.): Earned a scholarship . . . played in all 12 games to earn first letter . . . recorded his first career reception at Central Michigan . . . recorded a career long 34 yard punt return at Toledo . . . returned a career best five punts at Central Michigan . . . posted a career best 45 punt return yards at CMU and at Toledo . . . ranked third in the Mid-American Conference and tied for 33rd in the nation in punt returns.
2009: Redshirted as a walk-on.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters for Coach Mike Paul at Muncie South . . . helped team to an 8-4 overall record as a senior . . . helped team to sectional finals as a junior and senior . . . all-state as a senior . . . All-Olympic Athletic Conference as a junior and senior . . . passed for 2,459 yards and 20 touchdowns, while rushing for 1,724 yards and 28 TDs as a senior . . . set school records for most passing yards in a game, season and career . . . set school mark for most TDs in a career in rushing and passing . . . also played baseball for Muncie South . . . managed a .429 batting average as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Ashanti Smith and Mia Morton . . . two brothers and one sister . . . born Feb. 23, 1991, in Muncie, Ind. . . . full name is Jamill Amin Smith.
Points scored: 18, Miami, 11/29/2013
Touchdowns: 3, Miami, 11/29/2013
Rush attempts: 4, at Indiana, 9/15/2012
Rush yards: 49, at Indiana, 9/15/2012 (4 carries)
Rush TDs: 1, at Eastern Michigan, 9/21/2013
Long rush: 30, at Indiana, 9/15/2012
Pass attempts: 1, 4 times
Pass completions: 1, at Akron, 10/26/2013 ; Ohio, 11/14/2012 ; at Indiana, 9/15/2012
Pass yards: 37, at Akron, 10/26/2013
Pass TDs: 1, at Indiana, 9/15/2012
Long pass: 37, at Akron, 10/26/2013
Receptions: 14, Northern Illinois, 10/6/2012
Receiving yards: 146, Northern Illinois, 10/6/2012 (14 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 3, Miami, 11/29/2013
Long reception: 50, Miami, 11/29/2013
Total offense attempts: 5, at Indiana, 9/15/2012 (4 rush,1 pass)
Total ofense yards: 61, at Indiana, 9/15/2012 (49 rush,12 pass)
All-purpose yards: 240, Eastern Michigan, 8/30/2012
Punt returns: 5, at Central Michigan, 10/2/2010
Punt return yards: 72, Western Michigan, 10/13/2012 (3 returns)
Long punt return: 42, Central Michigan, 11/06/2013
Kick returns: 6, at Eastern Michigan, 11/5/2011
Kick return yards: 173, at Eastern Michigan, 11/5/2011 (6 returns)
Long kick return: 90, Illinois State, 8/29/2013
Tackles: 2, at No. 25 Toledo, 11/6/2012 (1-1)