DSU Football BIO
29 Terrick Colston

2015: Preseason All-MEAC First Team selection.

2014: All-MEAC Third Team selection … competed in all 12 games as a starting safety … tied for fourth in the MEAC with four interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown … also tied for fourth in the league in interceptions per game (0.33) … set a team record with interceptions in four consecutive games … ranked  24th in the MEAC in tackles at 6.2 per game (75 total) … named MEAC Defensive Player-of-the-Week after recording nine tackles (seven solo), an interception and fumble recovery in 35-10 win over Savannah State (Sep. 27) … selected as MEAC Special Teams Player-of-the-Week after blocking a punt and returning the ball 34 yards for a touchdown in 13-10 overtime victory at Norfolk State (Oct. 11) … also tallied seven tackles (four unassisted), an interception and 1.5 tackles for loss (-3) in Norfolk State contest … had season-high 12 tackles (seven solo, including one behind the line-of-scrimmage) and returned an interception 11 yards for a touchdown in loss to Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 4) …  collected five solo tackles, including 1.5 behind the line-of-scrimmage (-3), two assists and an interception in loss to NCA&T (Oct. 18) … had six tackles (each unassisted) in loss to Temple (Sep, 20) … recorded five solo tackles, four assists and a pass break-up vs. Florida A&M (Nov. 15) … credited with seven tackles (six unassisted) and a pass break-up at Delaware (Sep. 7)  … team interceptions leader … third on the Hornets in total tackles (75) … fourth on the team with 5.0 tackles for loss (-8) … tied for second on the Hornets in touchdowns (2) and tied for third in scoring (12 points).

2013: All-MEAC Third Team selection … appeared in all 11 games … team leader and 18th in the MEAC in tackles ( 7.5 pg) … also credited with 4.5 tackles-for-loss, four fumble recoveries and one breakup … tied for MEAC lead in fumble recoveries …tallied 10 tackles (five unassisted), 1.5 tackles for loss (-6 yds.), two fumble recoveries and a breakup in 24-22 win over Savannah State (Sep. 28) …  had season-high 11 tackles (four solo), including a backfield stop, vs. No. 1 No. Dakota State (Sep. 21) … collected nine tackles in three games … had season-high six solo tackles in two games … recorded six unassisted tackles and three assists vs. Morgan State (Nov. 23) … had nine total tackles (four solo), including one behind the line-of-scrimmage, vs. Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 5) … team’s leading tackler in three games.     

2012:  All-MEAC Second Team selection … SportsNetwork Jerry Rice Award candidate for top Football Championship Subdivision freshman … appeared in all 11 games as a true freshman … second on the Hornets and fifth in the MEAC at 8.6 tackles per-game (95 total tackles), tops among league freshmen … set team record for tackles by a freshman … had 46 solo tackles and 49 assists … also credited with 2.5 tackles for loss (-4), three interceptions, five pass break-ups and one forced fumble … tied for ninth in the MEAC in interceptions (0.27 pg) and tied for 16th in passes defended (0.73) …  named MEAC Rookie-of-the-Week and College Football Performance Awards MEAC Defensive Back of the Week after collecting a team-high nine tackles (five solo), two interceptions and a pass break-up in the Hornets’ 31-17 win over South Carolina State (Oct. 13) …. he returned the first interception 53 yards for a touchdown; while the second pick, in the endzone, spoiled a potential South Carolina State go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter … selected as MEAC Rookie-of-the-Week Week after recording 11 tackles (six solo), including 1.5 behind the line-of-scrimmage, an interception and a fumble recovery in the Hornets' 23-20 overtime loss to North Carolina Central (Nov. 3) … had career-high 15 tackles (six solo), also a season-high for the Hornets, in 20-17 win at Norfolk State (Oct. 6) … tied for team-high with 12 tackles (seven unassisted) and a pass break-up in DSU’s 17-10 win over VMI in his first career game (Sep. 1) …had four solo tackles and six assists in 24-22 loss to Florida A&M (Sep. 22) … contributed eight tackles (three solo) and a pass break-up to Hornets’ 35-27 win over Hampton (Nov. 10) … had at least five tackles in 10 of the 11 games and nine-of-more tackles in six contests.  

High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner ... team MVP as a senior and best linebacker during junior year ... helped lead Kathleen High to second round of state playoffs during his senior year ... team posted 23-9 record during his three varsity seasons.  

Personal: Son of Judy Smith and Terrell Colston ... born 6/24/92.







Position: Defensive back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lakeland, Fla.
High School: Kathleen HS
Major: Sport Management
Experience: High School
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