Randy Smith 2022

Athlete, Lockport


  • Lockport High School—1991
  • Youngstown State University, B.A. Communication—1995
  • Ashford University,  Organizational Management
  • High School Athletic Accomplishments


Lockport High School

  • Played tailback and defensive back through 1988-1990
  • Named Offensive Player of the Game in two consecutive Section VI Championship game
  • All WNY Team First Team—1989 & 1990
  • Second Team All-State—1989 / First Team All-State 1990
  • Buffalo News Player of the Year—1990
  • Connelly Cup Winner—1990
  • 2008 Inductee of Lockport High School Hall of Fame

College Athletic Accomplishments

Football  Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

  • Under head coach Jim Tressel, helped lead team to three National Championships
  • Holds school records for the following;
    • Most interceptions in a game
    • Career pass break ups
    • Kick off return yards average in a season
    • Interception return yards in a season.
  • Named First Team All-American Kick Returner by Sports Network – 1994
  • Second Team Selection as a cornerback by A.P., Football Gazette, & the Sports Network
  • Inducted into Youngstown State Hall of Fame in 2004

Post-Collegiate Highlights

  • Played one year with the Toronto Argonauts in CFL
  • Played five years in Arena league & helped Green Bay Bombers win Gold Cup in 1999
  • Coached three years for St. Norbert’s College in Green Bay, Wisconsin