Mike Smith (linebacker)


Mike Smith (linebacker)
Mike Smith

Smith in 2006.
No. --     
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: September 2, 1981 (1981-09-02) (age 30)
Place of birth: Lubbock, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: Texas Tech
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 7 / Pick: 234
Debuted in 2005 for the Baltimore Ravens
Last played in 2007 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Big 12 (2004)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2007
Tackles     6
Sacks     0
INTs     0
Stats at NFL.com

Michael Lee Smith (born September 2, 1981) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Ravens in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Tech. He currently serves as a volunteer assistant coach for the New York Jets.[1]

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Early years

Smith attended Coronado High School and in his senior year, he recorded 182 tackles and five interceptions.

College career

Smith played college football at Texas Tech. During his time there, he started in 45 games and is one of only five other Red Raider players to play in 50 games. He graduated with a degree in communication studies.

Professional career

Baltimore Ravens

Smith was originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens in the seventh round (234th overall) in the 2005 NFL Draft. In his rookie year he played in six games recording three tackles. He made his NFL debut on October 31 at the Pittsburgh Steelers. In 2006, he played in eight games again recording three tackles.[2]

On July 18, 2008, Smith received an injury settlement from the team and was released.

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