12 Alex Smart
12 Alex Smart
Height: 6-3
Weight: 220
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: North Bend, Wash.
High School: Mount Si HS '04
Position: QB
Experience: 3L*

2008: Listed as a backup at quarterback on EWU's preseason depth chart.

2007: Named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. Played in eight games as the backup to starter Matt Nichols. He had the team's big play of the week against Montana State (10/13/07) with a 13-yard touchdownpass to Tom McAndrews in the second quarter. He also had a touchdown pass against Montana-Western (8/31/07).

2006: Played in two games as a reserve quarterback. He completed 2-of-6 passes for 19 yards against West Virginia (9/9/06) and was 1-of-2 for nine yards in EWU's season-ending 40-6 win over Idaho State (11/11/06). He earned team offensive scout team player of the week honors once. Saw action as a tight end in the spring.

2005: Was going to move to wide receiver early in the season, but stayed at quarterback when backup Chris Peerboom injured his hand in the team's season opener. Smart saw action in three games, including a 3-of-5 performance for 42 yards and a touchdown against Western Oregon (9/17/05). His touchdown was a 24-yarder to Richmond Sanders against WOU. He was the team's offensive scout team player of the week once.

2004: Redshirted.

HS: Graduated from Mount Si HS in 2004. Selected by the Seattle Times as a "White Chip" selection as one of the top 100 recruits in the state of Washington. Earned honorable mention All-KingCo 3A League honors as a quarterback. Smart completed 135-of-262 passes (51.5 percent) for a school-record 1,806 yards and 12 touchdowns. He had five performances of at least 200 yards, including a season-high 234 yards on 24-of-45 passing against eventual State 3A champion Bellevue. His 24 completions in that game were a school record. He also rushed for 79 yards in 2003, as he averaged 188.0 yards of total offense per game. Smart directed a Wildcat passing attack that ranked as the third best in the conference. Mount Si finished 3-7 overall and 2-7 in the KingCo 3A League. A three-year starter in both football and baseball, he finished his career as Mount Si's all-time leader in passing yardage and completions. Current Eagle teammate Charles Moetului ('07) and former Eagle teammate Brett Bergstrom ('02) also attended Mount Si.

Personal: Born 2/19/86 in Seattle, Wash. Interdisciplinary studies major.

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