The Duquesne, Pa. native finished his playing career in 2001 as the holder of five school records including career marks for rushing (4,260), and all-purpose yards (5,992). His 32 rushing touchdowns rank second on DU's all-time list. Small, who was part of three MAAC championship teams (1999, 2000 & 2001), rushed for 100 or more yards 21 times. He was named the MAAC Offensive Player of the Year as a senior after helping the Dukes to a 6-0-0 conference record.
Small, who completed his undergraduate degree in elementary education in 2002, is currently employed as a teacher in the Pittsburgh City School District.