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29 DJ Smalls
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Irmo, S.C.
High School: Dutch Fork
Position: DB
Major: General Studies

2018 (Junior) | Game-By-Game Stats

Started all 11 games at cornerback...was credited with 22 total tackles, including 16 solo stops...had one interception and six pass breakups...against South Dakota had four solo tackles, two pass breakups and returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter...had three solo tackles and a pass breakup against Butler...had three solo stops and a pass breakup against Indiana State...against North Dakota State had two solo stops and an assisted tackle...at Illinois State had two solo tackles and an assisted tackle...credited with two tackles against Valparaiso and South Dakota State...had PBUs in six games...earned his second letter.

2017 (Sophomore) | Game-By-Game Stats

Played in all 11 games and made two starts at defensive back...started the final two games of the year at the nickel position...for the season, had 12 total tackles, nine of which are solos...had five pass breakups and a sack...played a big role in the secondary's success the final three games...at Indiana State had three tackles, including two solos, and an interception...made first start at Southern Illinois and finished with four tackles and two pass breakups...against Missouri State had two tackles...had solo tackles against Central Connecticut, South Dakota State and South Dakota...had a sack against CCSU on a blitz...earned his first letter.

HUTCHINSON: As a freshman, played in 10 games…recorded 29 total tackles, 19 of which were solo stops…recovered a fumble for a touchdown against Butler CC…coach was Rion Rhoades.

PERSONAL: Is the 2018-19 recipient of the Jim and Leighton Holmes Scholarship endowment.