Damond Smith
Smith in 2017
No. 22     
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-07-08) July 8, 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth: Ecorse, Michigan
Career information
College: South Alabama
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* BC Lions (2013)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Stats at
Tackles     9.0
Pass Breakups     3
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Damond Earl Smith II (born July 8, 1991) is an American football defensive back for the Sioux Falls Storm of the Indoor Football League (IFL). He played college football at the University of South Alabama and attended Inkster High School in Inkster, Michigan. Smith has also been a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Rattlers, Iowa Barnstormers and Tampa Bay Storm.

Early lifeEdit

Smith attended Inkster High School where he played American football.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Damond Smith
Inkster, Michigan Inkster High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.49 Dec 14, 2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 189 (CB)   Rivals: -- (CB), -- (MI)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College careerEdit

Smith played for the Western Michigan Broncos from 2009 to 2010. He played in 18 games over two years and helped the Broncos to 11 wins. He transferred to South Alabama where he played from 2011 to 2012. He was the team's starter his final two years and helped the Jaguars to 8 wins. He played in 4 games during his career including 0 starts at cornerback. Smith was suspended after just 4 games for a violation of team and departmental rules.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 184 lb 4.59 s 1.59 s 2.60 s 4.21 s 6.95 s 37 in 9 ft 10 in 18 reps

BC LionsEdit

In October 2013, Smith signed with the BC Lions.[2]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On July 28, 2014, Smith signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[3][4] On August 26, 2014, Smith was released by the Chiefs.[5]

Arizona CardinalsEdit

In February 2015, Smith signed with the Arizona Cardinals.[6] On August 4, 2015, Smith was cut by the Cardinals.[7]

Arizona RattlersEdit

On October 25, 2016, Smith signed with the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League.[8] He was released on February 15, 2017.[9]

Salt Lake Screaming EaglesEdit

On March 2, 2017, Smith signed with the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles.[10] He was released just 4 days later.[10]

Iowa BarnstormersEdit

On March 9, 2017, Smith signed with the Iowa Barnstormers.[10] On March 28, 2017, the Barnstormers placed Smith on the transfer list.

Tampa Bay StormEdit

On March 17, 2017, Smith was assigned to the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League. On May 2, 2017, Smith was placed on reassignment.

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

On May 3, 2017, Smith was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Gladiators. On May 18, Smith was placed on recallable reassignment. On May 23, 2017, Smith was assigned to the Gladiators once again. On June 5, 2017, Smith was placed on reassignment.

Maine MammothsEdit

On January 23, 2018, Smith signed with the Maine Mammoths. He was released on April 5, 2018.

Sioux Falls StormEdit

On April 19, 2018, Smith signed with the Sioux Falls Storm.


  1. Tommy Hicks (October 7, 2011). "South Alabama suspends defense back Damond Smith". Alabama Media Group. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  2. Lowell Ullrich (October 7, 2013). "Lions newcomers provide crystal ball to future". Postmedia Network Inc.. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  3. "Chiefs sign free agent cornerback Damond Smith". The Kansas City Star. July 28, 2014. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  4. Mike Inabinett (July 28, 2014). "Kansas City Chiefs sign former South Alabama cornerback". Alabama Media Group. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  5. Joel Thorman (September 2, 2014). "How the Kansas City Chiefs got down to 53 players (day-by-day recap)". Vox Media, Inc.. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  6. Ed Cole (February 26, 2015). "Cardinals Re-sign Bradley Sowell, sign Damond Smith". Hubbard Radio Phoenix LLC. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  7. Fabian Ardaya (August 4, 2015). "Arizona Cardinals sign CB Jonte Green, cut CB Damond Smith". Bonneville International. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  8. "Rattlers Bolster Secondary with Three New DBs". Arizona Rattlers. October 25, 2016. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  9. "February 2017 Indoor Football League Transactions". Retrieved April 27, 2017.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 "March 2017 Indoor Football League Transactions". Retrieved April 27, 2017.

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