Brad Smith (Canadian football)

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Brad Smith
No. 86
Date of birth: (1983-10-02) October 2, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Hudson, Quebec
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: National
Position(s): WR/SB
Height: 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight: 188 lb (85 kg)
University: Queen's
High school: St. Andrews
CFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 6 / Pick: 45
Drafted by: Toronto Argonauts
Organizations
As player:
20072009
2010
Toronto Argonauts
Edmonton Eskimos
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Bradley Smith (born October 2, 1983 in Hudson, Quebec) is a professional Canadian football wide receiver and slotback who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Toronto Argonauts in the 2007 CFL Draft but has also played for the Montreal Alouettes.

Smith is the son of former Montreal Alouettes' president, Larry Smith, and the brother-in-law of former Alouettes' kicker Damon Duval, who married his sister, Ashley Smith.[1]

He was released at the end of the 2009 Toronto Argonauts training camp.[2] He was re-signed to the practice roster on June 27, 2009. He was released on July 14, 2009. Smith was re-signed to the active roster on July 21, 2009, but placed back on their practice roster on July 29, 2009.

On February 10, 2010, Smith was traded from the Argonauts to the Eskimos along with receiver Andre Talbot in exchange for defensive tackle Eric Taylor.

On May 1, 2012, Smith was announced as the Bachelor for the opening season of Citytv's The Bachelor Canada on that morning's episode of Breakfast Television.[3]

Brad and Bianka Kamber become engaged by the end of The Bachelor Canada's first season. On March 19, 2014, the couple called it quits after being engaged for two years. Smith is now employed by Citytv Toronto as an entertainment reporter, mostly appearing on Breakfast Television.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queen’s alumnus Brad Smith set to stay with Argos until 2011
  2. ^ The Canadian Press (2009-06-25). "Running back Ebell among 21 players released by Argonauts". TSN.ca. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  3. ^ Jancelewicz, Chris (1 May 2012). "Brad Smith: 'The Bachelor Canada' Revealed". Huffington Post Canada. Retrieved 1 May 2012.