|Position:||Graduate Assistant Coach - Special Teams|
Nick Smith is in his second season on the Nebraska coaching staff working as a special teams assistant. Smith spent six years on the Abilene Christian coaching staff before coming to Nebraska.
In his first year at Nebraska, Smith played a role in the success of junior kicker Drew Brown, who connected on 12-of-14 field goals and all 38 of his extra-point tries.
Smith served as Abilene Christian's cornerbacks coach and equipment manager for three seasons after being the Wildcats' assistant film coordinator/assistant video coordinator and defensive assistant for three seasons. Smith coached a cornerback squad that totaled 12 interceptions over three years.
Smith also helped coach ACU’s special teams and served as an area and position recruiter for the Wildcats. Smith recruited and coached freshman of the year and first-team all-conference cornerback Jabari Butler out of Bishop Gorman High School (Las Vegas, Nev.).
Smith also has basketball coaching experience, as he served as an assistant coach for Abilene Christian High School’s varsity team from 2011 to 2013, helping the team to the 2012 state title. Smith earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Abilene Christian in 2012 and graduated from Holdrege High School (Nebraska) in 2008.
He is married to Desiree (Feria) Smith.