Ian Smart

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Ian Smart
No. --     Free Agent
Date of birth (1980-02-28) February 28, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Kingston, Jamaica
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) KR/RB
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
College C.W. Post College
Career history
As player
2003 Scottish Claymores (NFLE)
2004–2005 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL)
20062009 BC Lions (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2007
CFL West All-Star 2007, 2008
Awards John Agro Special Teams Award (2007)
Career stats

Ian Smart (born February 28, 1980 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a CFL kick returner and running back who is currently a free agent. He attended C.W. Post College and rushed for 2,536 yards in 2001.[1]

In 2003, Smart attended New York Jets training camp but joined NFL Europe's now-defunct Scottish Claymores as a running back. He played 4 games with the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2004. He was on the Buccaneers's practice roster during the 2005 season.

Smart played 4 seasons for BC Lions and replaced Aaron Lockett as their kick returner during the 2006 season. He became their backup running back when Alexis Bwenge became a fullback. Smart scored a 25-yard touchdown as running back for the BC Lions in their 2006 Grey Cup victory.

On February 25, 2010, Smart was released by the BC Lions.