Brad Smelley

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Brad Smelley
Brad Smelley training camp.jpg
Smelley in Browns training camp, July 2012
No. 47     St. Louis Rams
Tight End
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: Practice Squad
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 1
Receiving yards 3
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Brad Smelley (born April 20, 1989)[1] is an American football tight end for the St. Louis Rams. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. He played college football at the University of Alabama.

He has also played for the Houston Texans.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Alabama, where he started at tight end and won two NCAA National Championships. In his career he had 34 reception for 356 yards and four touchdowns

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]

St. Louis Rams (First Stint)[edit]

Smelley was signed to the St. Louis Rams practice squad in November, but was released three days later in favor of Justice Cunningham.

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 but was later released.[4]

St. Louis Rams (Second Stint)[edit]

Smelley was signed by the St. Louis Rams on August 11, 2014 to fill the void left by Mason Brodine after he was placed on injured reserve. He was released during final cuts on August 29, 2014. He was signed to the Rams practice squad on September 3, 2014.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brad Smelley Stats - Cleveland Browns - ESPN". Espn.go.com. 1989-04-20. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
  2. ^ http://www.cleveland.com/browns/index.ssf/2013/09/cleveland_browns_cut_brandon_j.html
  3. ^ Zangaro, Dave (December 3, 2013). "Texans add Smelley to practice squad". CSNHouston.com. Retrieved 2014-07-10. 
  4. ^ Wilkening, Mike (December 13, 2013). "Texans promote tight end Brad Smelley from practice squad". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-07-10. 
  5. ^ Inabinett, Mark. "Brad Smelley gets spot on St. Louis Rams practice squad". Retrieved September 23, 2014. 


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