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Gerard Smith
Gerard  Smith


Garden City, N.Y.

High School:
Garden City

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190




Football vs. Lehigh

Villanova opened the 2017 season with a 38-35 win at Lehigh's Goodman Stadium.


Football at Towson

Villanova visited Towson on October 24 for a nationally-televised game on the American Sports Network.


Villanova vs. William & Mary

Villanova took on William & Mary in its third straight home game on October 10, 2015.

Villanova: Expected to be the team's place kicker ... Has a strong, accurate kicking leg.

2016: Handled the kicking duties in all 13 games and was 36-of-40 on PATs and 5-of-7 on field goal attempts ... Made a PAT in the Pittsburgh game ... Missed a field goal and extra point in the Lehigh game ... Went 4-of-5 in PATs in the Towson win ... Was a perfect 4-of-4 on extra points and connected on a 37-yard field goal at Lafayette ... Went 6-of-6 on PATs at Elon ... Made all five extra points versus Rhode Island ... Kicked a 32-yard field goal and was 3-of-3 on extra points versus Albany ... Went 2-of-2 on field goal tries, including a career-long 43-yard effort, at Maine ... Made one extra point and had a field goal blocked against James Madison ... Was 5-of-6 on PATs at Delaware ... Went 4-of-4 on extra points and made a 23-yard field goal versus Saint Francis in the opening round of the FCS playoffs ... Was 1-of-1 on extra points in a second round playoff game at South Dakota State.

2015: Handled the team's kicking duties the last eight games of the season ... Made 3-of-7 field goals and 19-of-21 point-after tries ... Made his first career PAT versus Penn ... Connected on a 26-yard field goal against William & Mary ... Made a 39-yard field goal and was 4-of-5 in PATs at Albany ... Went 3-of-3 in extra points and had a field goal blocked at Towson ... Was 0-for-2 in field goal attempts and 1-for-2 in PATs versus Maine ... Went 1-of-2 in field goals, with the make coming from 22 yards, to go with a 3-of-3 effort in PATs at Rhode Island ... Connected on all three PATs against Richmond ... Made all three extra points at James Madison.

Garden City High School: Earned four varsity letters ... All-state honoree ... Ranks in the top five all-time in points scored.

Personal: Youngest of three children of Gerard and Nancy Smith ... Born 9/20/96 ... Sociology major.