American Football Database
Ian Smart
No. --     Free Agent
Date of birth: (1980-02-28) February 28, 1980 (age 42)
Place of birth: Kingston, Jamaica
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): KR/RB
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
College: C.W. Post College
 As player:
Scottish Claymores (NFLE)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL)
BC Lions (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 2007
CFL West All-Star: 2007, 2008
Awards: John Agro Special Teams Award (2007)
Playing stats at
Playing stats at

Ian Smart (born February 28, 1980 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a CFL kick returner and running back who is currently a free agent. Smart wears number 2 and went to C.W. Post College where he rushed for 2,536 yards in 2001.[1]

In 2003, Smart attended New York Jets training camp but joined NFL Europe's now-defunct Scottish Claymores as a running back. He played 4 games with the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2004. He was on the Buccaneers's practice roster during the 2005 season.

Smart replaced Aaron Lockett as the Lions's kick returner during the 2006 season. He became their backup running back when Alexis Bwenge became a fullback. When Bwenge became a fullback, Mark Nohra became the 3rd running back for B.C. behind Ian Smart. Smart scored a 25-yard touchdown as running back for the BC Lions in their 2006 Grey Cup victory.

On February 25, 2010, Smart was released by the BC Lions.