Awards and Honors
Honorable Mention all-Big 12 (2008 AP, Coaches)
Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (S07, F07, S08)
Led Iowa State with 85 tackles ... recorded a season-high 12 tackles against Nebraska ... had four games with double-digit tackles ... recovered a fumble at Oklahoma State.
Started every game at free safety ... was third on team with 79 tackles ... had two interceptions ... had career-high 12 tackles against UNI.
Redshirted initial collegiate season (2005) ... in 2006, earned a starting spot at safety before breaking his leg in fall drills ... made it back for the season’s eighth game against Texas Tech.
Rushed for 2,205 yards and 24 TDs as junior and senior ... coached by Dan Strutzenberg.
Born Dec. 15, 1986, in Haiti ... guardians are Edna and Don Settles ... liberal studies major ... given name is Vladimyr Smith.