Brad Smelley

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Brad Smelley
Brad Smelley training camp.jpg
Smelley in Browns training camp, July 2012
Houston Texans
Personal information
Date of birth: April 20, 1989 (1989-04-20) (age 25)
Place of birth: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Tuscaloosa (AL) American Christian
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 247
Debuted in 2012 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 1
Receiving yards 3
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at

Brad Smelley (born April 20, 1989)[1] is an American football H-back who is currently a member of the Houston Texans. He played college football at the University of Alabama.

He is the younger brother of Chris Smelley.

College career[edit]

He played College football at Alabama.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Smelley was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 7th Round, 247 overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. Brad was let go from the Cleveland Browns on August 31, 2012 and signed to the practice squad. On December 10, 2012, Smelley was signed to the Cleveland Browns active roster. On September 1, 2013, Smelley was cut by the Cleveland Browns and became a free agent.[2]

Houston Texans[edit]

On December 3, 2013, Smelley signed with the practice squad of the Houston Texans.[3] The Texans promoted him to the active roster on December 13.[4]


  1. ^ "Brad Smelley Stats - Cleveland Browns - ESPN". 1989-04-20. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
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  3. ^ Zangaro, Dave (December 3, 2013). "Texans add Smelley to practice squad". Retrieved 2014-07-10. 
  4. ^ Wilkening, Mike (December 13, 2013). "Texans promote tight end Brad Smelley from practice squad". Retrieved 2014-07-10. 

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