Inwood Smith
Ohio State BuckeyesNo. N/A
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Date of birth: (1915-11-26)November 26, 1915
Career history
Ohio State (1935)
Career highlights and awards
*All-American (1935)

William Inwood Smith (November 26, 1915 – January 15, 1995) was an All-American football player for the Ohio State University Buckeyes in the mid-1930s. A native of New Jersey, he moved with his family to Mansfield, Ohio as a boy. In addition to football, Smith was a competitive swimmer, basketball player, and track and field athlete.[1] At the end of the 1935 college football season, Smith was selected as a first-team All-American by Grantland Rice for Collier's Weekly and by a board of coaches for Pathé News.[2][3] After graduating from Ohio State, Smith was employed by the Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Co. in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Cleveland.[4] During World War II, Smith became district supervisor of the Office of Price Administration in Columbus, Ohio.[5][6]

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  1. "INWOOD'S 'DEADWOOD' TO MATES ON OHIO ELEVEN, BUT DYNAMITE TO FOES". Mansfield News Journal. 1935-11-06.
  2. "INWOOD SMITH ON PATHE ALL-AMERICA". Mansfield News Journal. 1935-12-09.
  3. "Inwood Smith Selected For Collier's 'American: Ohio State Guard One of Three Middlewestern Players Honored; Year Termed 'Greatest'". Circleville Herald. 1935-12-12.
  4. "FORMER GRID STAR NAMED TO OHIO OPA JOB". Lima News. 1942-06-18.
  5. "Smith Appointed State Organizer For Price Office". Mansfield News Journal. 1942-06-18.
  6. "Rotarians Elect New Directors". The Times Recorder. 1944-03-15.
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