Smrcina’s a BulldogHudson High School senior Tyler Smrcina, center, signs a national letter of intent to accept a football scholarship to the University of Minnesota-Duluth on National Signing Day last Wednesday at the high school.
Hudson High School senior Tyler Smrcina, center, is flanked by assistant Raider football coach Neil Hatfield, far left, his mom, Sarah Jamieson, stepdad and assistant Raider coach Ryan Jamieson, and Raider head coach Adam Kowles, as he signs a national letter of intent to accept a football scholarship to the University of Minnesota-Duluth on National Signing Day last Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the high school.
Smrcina is a three-time All-Big Rivers Conference selection, earning First Team honors at defensive back in 2011 and Second Team honors as a return specialist in both 2009 and 2010. He also earned Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Region honors as a senior while being named the Raiders’ Special Teams Player of the Year.
The UM-Bulldogs have won the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference championship four straight years, including 2010 when they were NCAA Division II national champions. Bob Burrows photo