Brian Smith (American football)

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Brian Smith
No. --     Free Agent
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-09-16) September 16, 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth: Denton, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) Weight: 236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: Missouri
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 113
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Brian Smith (born September 16, 1983 in Denton, Texas) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Missouri.

Early years[edit]

Brian Smith graduated from Billy Ryan High School in Denton, Texas in 2002. He was named Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior. He was a two-time All-State selection and led the team to the state championship in 2001 under head coach Joey Florence. Smith recorded 160 tackles and 35 sacks as a senior. He posted 20 sacks as a junior.

College career[edit]

Smith played his collegiate ball at the University of Missouri. Starting as a situational pass-rusher, by his junior year he had blossomed into the team's best defensive end. Although he was injured midway through his senior season, Smith finished his collegiate career as Missouri's all-time leader in sacks.

NFL career[edit]

Smith was drafted in the 4th round on the 2007 NFL Draft, though he was drafted with a lingering hip injury. During his rookie season he was on the PUP list. Therefore he never played. He was waived on June 16, 2008.

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