PAT SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cornhuskers' K Pat Smith takes risk, gets rewarded

(Eds: Adds details, quotes. With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Pat Smith calls himself a risk taker. That's how he explains why he gave up his scholarship and starting job at Western Illinois after his junior season to walk on and compete to be Nebraska's kicker for one season. ''Sometimes,'' Smith said, ''you have to bet big to win big.'' Smith will go into...
Via Associated Press
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Smith kicks Nebraska past Penn State, 23-20 in OT

With one final kick, Pat Smith was swooped up and off for a ride on the shoulders of his Nebraska teammates. He made the clutch kicks that Penn State's Sam Sicken failed to make - and got the win, to boot. Smith kicked a 42-yard field goal on Nebraska's first possession in overtime to lift the Cornhuskers to a 23-20 win over Penn State on Saturday night. He sent the game into...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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