Wade Smith

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Wade Smith
Wade Smith Texans practice '10.jpg
Smith during the summer of 2010.
No. 73     Philadelphia Eagles
Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-04-26) April 26, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Dallas, Texas
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Dallas (TX) Lake Highlands
College: Memphis
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 78
Debuted in 2003 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Games played 138
Games started 98
Fumbles recovered 3
Stats at NFL.com

Wade Leon Smith (born April 26, 1981) is an American football offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Memphis, and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Smith has also played for the New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Texans and Seattle Seahawks.

College career[edit]

He was a four-year letterman and two-year starting left tackle as a senior and was named a second-team All-Conference USA selection. He was formerly used at tight end and caught five passes for 25 yards as a sophomore.

Professional career[edit]

Smith was ranked fifth among offensive guard prospects and was projected a fourth round in the 2003 NFL Draft.[1][2]

Houston Texans[edit]

In the October 16, 2011 away game match-up between the Texans and Ravens, Smith recovered a loose ball to score the first touchdown scored by an offensive lineman in Texans history.[3][4]

Smith was selected to the NFL Pro Bowl AFC Team in 2012 for the first time in his career. He joined 8 of his Houston Texans teammates in Hawaii in his debut.[5][6]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Smith signed with the Seattle Seahawks on August 4, 2014.[7] The Seahawks released Smith on August 25, 2014.[8]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Smith signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on September 9, 2014.

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