Ryan Smith (American football)
|Date of birth:||July 17, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Diamond Bar, California|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||165 lb (75 kg)|
|High school:||Bishop Amat Memorial (La Puente, California)|
|NFL draft:||2007 / Round: 6 / Pick: 206|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
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Ryan Chauncey Smith (born July 17, 1985) is a former American football cornerback. He played for the Florida Gators in college. Was also nation's leader in interceptions (8) in his final season at Florida.
Raised in Diamond Bar, Smith attended Bishop Amat Memorial High School in La Puente, CA. He chose to play for Utah and was an immediate starter under Urban Meyer's surprise 2004 Utes team, winning the Fiesta Bowl as a mid-major team. Using a new and scrutinized NCAA rule, Smith took 21 credit hours during the summer of 2006 to graduate and be eligibile to play at a new college the next season. He re-united with Meyer in Florida for the University of Florida 2006 season, where he was a starter for the 2006 National champions.
He declared for the 2007 NFL Draft despite having a year of eligibility remaining.