- Career & Game-by-Game Statistics
Pressed into service during his first year on campus . . . Took over as the regular kicker on placements in Week 8 of the 2010 season . . . Has connected on 20-of-24 field goal attempts with a long of 48 yards . . . Has made all 51 of his point after touchdown attempts.
Assumed regular placekicking duties in Week 8 of the season . . . Tied a school record with five made field goals in the win over UAB . . . Converted on nine consecutive attempts over the final five weeks of the season before missing a 47-yarder in the Egg Bowl . . . Currently sits atop the school’s all-time records for field goal accuracy.
Stepped in when starting kicker Sean Brauchle was injured during the Georgia Tech game in Week 5 . . . Connected on 10-of-12 field goals with only one miss inside of 50 yards . . . Made his first career attempt against Georgia Tech . . . Converted all 23 point after attempts during his first season . . . Made a career-long 48-yarder in the Egg Bowl victory . . . Also booted a 43-yarder against Florida.
Played one year at Division II Colorodo School of Mines in Golden Colorado . . . Played in five games in 2007 for the Orediggers . . . Converted on all 17 extra point attempts and 3-of-7 field goal tries.
Played for head coach Mark Schmidt at The Woodlands High School in The Woodlands, Texas . . . Named Academic All-State as a senior and Academic All-District each of his final two seasons in high school . . . Three year starter at placekicker.
Born Derek Anthony DePasquale on 8-13-88 in New Orleans, La. . . . Son of Clare Furr-Smith and Thomas Smith . . . Twin sister Amber plays softball at Liberty University.