Michael Smith (running back)

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Michael Smith
No. --     Free agent
Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-09) August 9, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Tucson, Arizona
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Tucson (AZ) Sunnyside
College: Utah State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 212
Debuted in 2012 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Michael Smith (born August 9, 1988) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Utah State.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Smith was drafted in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He participated in rookie minicamps the next weekend wearing jersey number 34. On May 7, 2012, Buccaneers.com announced Smith had signed a four-year deal with the Bucs to officially join the Buccaneers roster. The deal was worth $2.165 million over four years and included a $66,000 signing bonus.[2]

New York Jets[edit]

Smith signed a one year contract with the New York Jets on August 1, 2014.[3] He was released on August 23.[4]


  1. ^ Bucs draft Utah State speedster Michael Smith
  2. ^ "Michael Smith Contract Terms listed". Rotoworld.com. Retrieved 2012-05-15. 
  3. ^ Lange, Randy (August 1, 2014). "Jets Sign RB Smith, Release S Hardin". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 2, 2014. Retrieved August 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ Lange, Randy (August 23, 2014). "Jets Release Seven Players". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 24, 2014. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 

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