Leonard Smith (American football)

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Leonard Smith
No. 46
Position: Cornerback/Safety
Personal information
Born: (1960-09-02) September 2, 1960 (age 57)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
High school: Baton Rouge (LA) Robert E. Lee
College: McNeese State
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
INT: 14
Sacks: 14
Touchdowns: 2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Leonard Phillip Smith (born September 2, 1960 in New Orleans, Louisiana) was an American football cornerback who played for the Buffalo Bills and St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football at McNeese State University. While at McNeese, Smith was an All-Southland Conference and All-Louisiana Selection at cornerback. On special teams, Smith was particularly effective at blocking fieldgoals, point after attempts and punts. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2014.[1] With the Buffalo Bills he appeared in Super Bowls XXV and XXVI.


  1. ^ National Football Foundation (2014-05-22). "NFF Proudly Announces Impressive 2014 College Football Hall of Fame Class". FootballFoundation.org. Retrieved 2014-05-22.