Keith Smith (cornerback)

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Keith Smith
No. 25     Omaha Nighthawks
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-03-20) March 20, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Leesville, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 191 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College: McNeese State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Debuted in 2004 for the Detroit Lions
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Tackles 151
Interceptions 4
Pass deflections 12
Stats at

Keith Smith (born March 20, 1980) is an American football cornerback for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at McNeese State.

Smith has also played for the San Francisco 49ers.

Professional career[edit]

Detroit Lions[edit]

Keith Smith debuted for the Detroit Lions of the NFL in 2004. #23 was a solid backup for Detroit into 2008. In 2007, he returned an interception 64 yards for a touchdown.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

As a free agent following the 2008 season, Keith Smith signed with the San Francisco 49ers. He had five tackles for them on 2010.

On June 18, 2010, San Francisco released Smith.

Ohama Nighthawks[edit]

Keith Smith was signed by the Omaha Nighthawks of the UFL on June 29, of 2011. With a #25 jersey on his back, Smith remained with Omaha through all of 2011.


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