J. D. Smith (running back)

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For the offensive lineman of the same name see J.D. Smith (offensive lineman).

J. D. Smith (running back)
Date of birth: (1932-07-19) July 19, 1932 (age 82)
Place of birth: Greenville, South Carolina
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: North Carolina A&T
NFL Draft: 1955 / Round: 15 / Pick: 179
As player:
Chicago Bears
San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

J.D. Smith, Jr. (born July 19, 1932 in Greenville, South Carolina) is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, and the Dallas Cowboys. He was named to the Pro Bowl two times. He is fifth all time on the 49ers career rushing yardage list, with 4,370 yards. Smith played college football at North Carolina A&T State University and was drafted in the fifteenth round of the 1955 NFL Draft.