Charlie Smith (running back)

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Charlie Smith
No. 23
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1946-01-18) January 18, 1946 (age 71)
Place of birth: Natchez, Mississippi
Career information
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 1968 / Round: 4 / Pick: 110
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards: 858-3351
Receptions-yards: 141-1596
Touchdowns: 34
Player stats at NFL.com

Charles Henry Smith (born January 18, 1946) is a former American football running back. He played two seasons for the American Football League's Oakland Raiders (1968–1969), and 5 for the National Football League's Raiders (1970–1974). He also played for the NFL's San Diego Chargers in 1975. He attended the University of Utah.

Smith scored the go-ahead touchdown in the famous 1968 Heidi Game between the Raiders and New York Jets. Most of the country didn't see the touchdown because NBC had cut away from the game, at 7 pm, to the film Heidi.

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