In the mix for both the starting kicker and starting punter positions ... Started for UCLA as a freshman before a leg injury derailed his time with the Bruins.
2012: Attended Oklahoma State, but was not a member of the football program.
2011 at UCLA (Freshman): Earned the starting kicker job during fall camp and played the first two games of the season before sustaining a year-ending leg injury ... Knocked in field goals of 38 and 20 yards against San Jose State and was seven for eight on PATs prior to his injury.
2010 at UCLA: Redshirted.
High School: Attended Legacy HS in Broomfield, Colo., where he was coached by Wayne Voorhees ... Earned Parade All-America honors, was a first-team All-American by USA Today, an Under Armour All-American and a PrepStar All-American ... Ranked as the No. 1 kicker in the country by Rivals.com ... During his junior and senior years combined, 86 of his 98 kickoffs resulted in touchbacks, with nine onside kicks counted in that total ... Converted a 67-yard field goal his senior year ... Made a 56-yarder as a sophomore.
Personal: Howard Clifton "Kip" Smith IV was born June 4, 1992, in Albuquerque, N.M. ... Son of Howard and Donna Smith ... Sister, Christy, played soccer at Marquette ... Business major.