Shelley Smith (American football)

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Shelley Smith
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Smith with the Denver Broncos in 2015
No. - Free agent
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-05-21) May 21, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school: Avondale (AZ) Westview
College: Colorado State
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 187
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Games played: 36
Games started: 11
Fumbles recovered: 0
Player stats at

Shelley Andres Smith (born May 21, 1987) is an American football guard and is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Colorado State.

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

Smith was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round (187th pick overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.[1] He was the highest drafted CSU Rams offensive lineman since Clint Oldenburg in 2007. On June 16, 2010 Smith signed a four-year deal with the Texans worth $1.894 million. On October 6, 2010 Smith was waived. The next day Smith was signed to the teams practice squad. On December 1, 2010 Smith was signed to the teams active roster. On August 29, 2011 Smith was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury, ending his season. On September 1, 2012 Smith was waived.[2]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

On September 3, 2012 Smith was claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Rams.[3] On October 21, 2012, Smith made his first career start at left guard against the Green Bay Packers. In 2013 Smith played 371 offensive snaps.[4]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Smith with the Dolphins in 2014.

After Smith's rookie contract expired, Smith signed with the Miami Dolphins on March 14, 2014.[5] Smith rotated at many positions with the Dolphins. Smith had stints at right guard, left guard and center. He was released on March 10, 2015.[6]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Smith signed a two-year contract with the Denver Broncos on March 13, 2015.[7] On November 18, 2015, he was waived.

Second stint with Dolphins[edit]

On December 22, 2015, Smith re-signed with the Dolphins.[8]


  1. ^ Shelley Smith at ESPN
  2. ^ "Recent news on Shelley Smith - Miami Dolphins -". Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  3. ^ "Rams add reinforcements : Sports". Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  4. ^ "Rams don't expect a free-agent frenzy : Sports". Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  5. ^ Dolphins Sign Guard Shelley Smith
  6. ^ "Miami Dolphins release offensive guard Shelley Smith". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  7. ^ Swanson, Ben. "Broncos agree to terms with guard Shelley Smith". Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  8. ^ Kelly, Omar (December 22, 2015). "Dolphins place Koa Misi, Chris McCain on injured reserve". Retrieved January 2, 2016. 

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