Ryan Smith (American football)

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Ryan Smith
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-07-17) July 17, 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth: Diamond Bar, California
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
High school: Bishop Amat Memorial (La Puente, California)
College: Florida/Utah
NFL draft: 2007 / Round: 6 / Pick: 206
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

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.

Smith was drafted with the 206th pick in the 2007 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. On August 31, 2007 Smith was released by the Titans.

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