Rod Smith (Canadian football)

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Rod Smith
Date of birth February 8, 1925
Place of birth Guelph, Ontario [1]
Date of death December 11, 2016
Place of death Waterloo, Ontario
Career information
Position(s) G
College University of Toronto
Career history
As player
1947 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
1949 Montreal Alouettes
Honors 1949 - Grey Cup Champion

Rod Smith was a Grey Cup champion Canadian Football League player. He played offensive guard.

A graduate of University of Toronto, Smith played at least one year with the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers, and then took 1948 off from football (to work in South Africa). He joined the Montreal Alouettes in 1949 and was part of the Larks first Grey Cup championship.[2] He worked as a civil engineer while playing with the Als.

After retiring from the CLF, he worked as a civil engineer in Colombia.


  1. ^ "Rod Smith". CFLpedia. Retrieved April 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ Montreal Alouettes Pack Power, Passing, Speed Ottawa Citizen, November 23, 1949