Russ Smith (guard)

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Russ Smith
No. 11 (1923), 16 (1924), 9 (1926)[1]
Position: Offensive Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1895-11-11)November 11, 1895
Place of birth: Carbondale, Illinois, United States
Date of death: July 7, 1958(1958-07-07) (aged 62)
Place of death: Johnson City, Illinois, United States
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
College: University of Illinois, United States Naval Academy, Southern Illinois University
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Eugene Russell Smith was a professional football player during the early years of the National Football League with the Chicago Staleys, Chicago Bears, Canton Bulldogs, Milwaukee Badgers, Cleveland Bulldogs, Detroit Panthers and Hammond Pros. Smith won NFL championships with the Staleys in 1921, the Canton Bulldogs in 1923 and the Cleveland Bulldogs in 1924. He played a total of 50 games in the NFL.[2]