CAREER: He has 2 tackles in his career.
2016: Smith, a senior in 2016, returns for his fourth year as USC’s snapper on punts and placekicks, a role he has performed without a flaw.
2015: Smith, a one-time walk-on who received a scholarship in the fall of 2015, spent his third year as USC’s snapper on all punts and placekicks as a walk-on junior in 2015, performing without a hitch. He appeared in all 14 games in 2015.
2014: He was USC’s snapper on all punts and placekicks in 2014 as a walk-on sophomore and performed that job flawlessly. He appeared in 12 games in 2014 (all but Arizona State). He had 2 tackles in 2014 (1 each against Colorado and Nebraska). He suffered a concussion against Oregon State and missed the Arizona State game.
2013: Smith appeared in all 14 games in 2013 and was faultless as USC's snapper on all placement kicks as a walk-on first-year freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a snapper at the Menlo School in Atherton (Calif.) for 3 years (2010-12). He also played on the offensive and defensive lines, getting 7 tackles and an interception as a senior in 2012.
PERSONAL: He is a policy, planning and development major at USC. A YouTube video of his long snapping trick shots has more than 610,000 views.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH ZACH SMITH