Daryle Smith
No. 79, 70, 63     
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1964-01-18)January 18, 1964
Place of birth: Knoxville, Tennessee
Date of death: February 11, 2010(2010-02-11) (aged 46)
Place of death: Knoxville, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 277 lb (126 kg)
Career information
College: Tennessee
Undrafted in 1987
Debuted in 1987 for the Dallas Cowboys
Last played in 1992 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
* Dallas Cowboys ( 1987 1988)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1992
Games played     60
Games started     16
Stats at
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Daryle Ray Smith (January 18, 1964 – February 11, 2010[1]) was an American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys in 1987 and 1988, the Cleveland Browns in 1989, and the Philadelphia Eagles from 1990 through 1992. He was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee and played college football at the University of Tennessee. Less than 3 weeks after his 46th birthday, Smith slipped into a coma shortly after checking into the University of Tennessee's Medical Center with pancreatic problems. Smith's son Lee currently plays tight end for the Buffalo Bills.[2]


  1. Packer, Mark (February 11, 2010). "Former Vol OT Daryle Smith dies". Retrieved 2010-02-11.
  2. Smith, Michael David (February 11, 2010). "Report: Former NFL player Daryle Smith dies at 46". Retrieved 2010-02-11.

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