Chadron State’s Brad Smith has been elected to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Hall of Fame. Smith, now the school’s athletic director had a football coaching career record of 133-56-1 at Chadron State from 1987 to 2004 and was twice named the conference coach of the year.
“I was truly blessed by great players and surrounded by great coaches during my time as the head coach at Chadron State,” Smith said this week. “It’s an honor to be in the RMAC and I’m privileged to be elected into its Hall of Fame.”
Smith is the school’s all-time winnigest football coach. His all-time winning percentage of .704 ranked seventh in Division II among coaches whose teams had played at least 150 games. He coached five conference championship teams and led the Eagles to the playoffs four times.