Name: Cody Smith
School: Suring High School
Football Honors: Earned first-team all-league recognition as a senior at running back in the Small Schools Division of the MONLPC ... Second-team all-conference pick as a senior at linebacker ... A 6-foot-0, 175-pound senior who was also chosen as honorable mention all-league as a hybrid player while competing for the Eagles and coach Mitch Taylor.
Basketball Honors: Three-year letter winner for coach James Keefe and the Eagles ... Currently averaging a team-high 9.2 rebounds per game while also netting 5.0 ppg ... Key player off the bench as a junior, helping Suring to a 19-6 record and a second-place finish in the Marinette & Oconto Conference.
Baseball Honors: Two time honorable mention all-league pick in the Marinette & Oconto Conference as a infielder while competing for the co-op baseball program for Gillett/Suring.
Favorite Sport: "Football is my favorite sport because it teaches you to work as a team. Nobody can win alone and because it teaches mental and physical toughness."
Best Part of High School Sports: "Being with your friends year round and always pushing each other to be the best that they can be."
Best Advice from a High School Coach: "If you give it your all, you never have a reason to hang your head."
Most Memorable Moments in High School Sports: "Scoring the winning touchdown in an overtime football game against Laona/Wabeno my junior season."
Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "Always having the camaraderie of your teammates and being able to play the sports you love all year long."
Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "Training for all three sports throughout the whole year and still taking multiple college classes."
Favorite Opponent: "Crivitz, because no matter the sport, every game is close and the challenge is exciting."
Favorite Professional Teams: Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers
Favorite Professional Athlete: Haha Clinton-Dix
Favorite College Teams: Wisconsin Badgers, Oregon Ducks
Cumulative GPA: 3.785
Toughest Individual You've Competed Against: Gunnar Patz, Coleman
Most Admired High School Teammate: "John Christensen because I always looked up to his work ethic and persistence."
College Plans: "I plan to attend MSOE and major in civil engineering."
Activities Outside of Sports: Youth football official, Faith Formation classes, volunteering at church, Student Council, Environmental Club, National Honor Society
I Find it Relaxing to: "Go for a ride on my UTV or ATV."
Favorite TV show: Burn Notice
Favorite Movie: Sandlot
Favorite Musical Artists: Toby Keith, Rodney Atkins
Favorite Subjects: Physics
Favorite Restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings
Favorite Website: Youtube.com
Family Members: Father, mother and sister.