Ian Smart

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Ian Smart
No. --     Free Agent
Date of birth (1980-02-28) February 28, 1980 (age 35)
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)
2006-2009 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.