DSU Football BIO
23 Issiah Small

2017: Appeared in all 11 games as a mainstay in the secondary … 19 of his 24 tackles were unassisted … also recorded one interception and five break-ups … had a career-high four solo tackles in 33-30 victory over Morgan State (Nov. 11) … collected five tackles (three solo) vs. Norfolk State (Sep. 23) … collected two unassisted tackles,  his first collegiate interception and two pass break-ups vs. Savannah State (Nov. 4) … recorded two solo and a break-up vs. FBS West Virginia (Sep. 23) … had four tackles (three unassisted) and a break-up in 17-14 win over South Carolina State (Oct. 21)

2016: Competed in four games as a reserve in the secondary … recorded six tackles, including five solo stops … collected two unassisted tackles against South Carolina State (Oct. 22) and Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 29) … posted a solo tackle against Monmouth (Sep. 10)


High School: Four-year varsity player at Hialeah-Miami Lakes HS … recorded 35 tackles, five Interceptions (three returned for touchdowns) and one blocked field goal attempt as a senior in 2015 … also competed in North-South All-Star Game following senior season …  had 20 tackles and two interceptions on defense and scored five offensive touchdowns during junior season … selected as team MVP as a sophomore in 2013 … recorded 26 tackles, three interceptions, two sacks and scored seven offensive touchdowns during sophomore season … tallied 15 tackles, a sack and forced fumble as a freshman.


Personal: Son of Issiah Small, Sr. and Melissa Harrell … has four brothers and two sisters …born in Miami, Fla.






Position: Defensive back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 160
Year: Junior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Hialeah-Miami Lakes
Experience: 2 Letters
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