Marcus Smith (wide receiver)

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Marcus Smith
No. 11     New Mexico Stars
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-01-11) January 11, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: San Diego (CA) Morse
College: New Mexico
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 106
Debuted in 2008 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Mountain West (2006)
  • First-team All-Mountain West (2007)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 10
Stats at NFL.com

Marcus Anthony Smith (born January 11, 1985 in San Diego, California) is an American football wide receiver for the New Mexico Stars of the Lone Star Football League (LSFL). He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Smith was released by Baltimore during final cuts on September 3, 2011. He played college football at New Mexico.

Early years[edit]

Smith prepped at Morse High School in San Diego.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Marcus Smith
RB
San Diego, California Morse High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) -- Sep 29, 2007 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: NR
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: -- (RB)   Rivals: -- (RB), -- (CA)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

College career[edit]

Smith played college football at the University of New Mexico and graduated in 2008. He was first team Mountain West Conference for 2007.

Statistics[edit]

Source:[1]

    Receiving   Rushing   Kickoff Returns
Season Team GS GP Rec Yds Avg TD Long Att Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Long
2004 New Mexico 12 0 3 33 11.0 0 14 14 150 2 15 232 15.5 0 39
2005 New Mexico 11 0 6 56 9.3 0 26 23 126 2 7 133 19.0 0 26
2006 New Mexico 13 12 53 859 16.2 9 61 7 23 0 18 335 18.6 0 30
2007 New Mexico 13 13 91 1,125 12.4 4 66 10 34 1 28 653 23.3 0 82
Totals 49 25 153 2,073 13.5 13 66 54 333 5 68 1,353 19.9 0 82

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Marcus Smith was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He signed a three-year contract with the team on July 18.

Smith played in only 6 games in 2008, he did not have any receptions but had six tackles on special teams as a gunner.

Smith missed all of the 2009 season after he tore his ACL in a preseason game.

Smith returned in 2010 and notched 21 special teams tackles.

Marcus Smith was released by Baltimore during final cuts on September 3, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raheem Mostert". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 

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