Kenny Smith
No. 90     Free Agent
Defensive end / Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-09-08) September 8, 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth: Meridian, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 303 lb (137 kg)
Career information
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 3 / Pick: 81
Debuted in 2001 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NFL.com

Kenny Smith (born September 8, 1977 in Meridian, Mississippi) is an American football defensive lineman who is currently a Free Agent in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama.

Smith has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]

Smith was drafted in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. He appeared in six games as a rookie in 2001, recording eight tackles. He played in nine games in 2002, starting one while posting 19 tackles and 3.5 sacks on the season. He had a career-high 42 tackles in 15 games (nine starts) in 2003, while recording one sack. He spent 2004 on injured reserve.

Oakland Raiders[edit | edit source]

Smith signed with the Oakland Raiders as an unrestricted free agent on March 31, 2005 but was placed on injured reserve and was released on November 2, 2005.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit | edit source]

After spending 2006 out of football, Smith signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 7, 2007. The team released him on April 30, 2007.

New England Patriots[edit | edit source]

Smith signed with the Patriots on June 8, 2007. He was released on August 22, 2007 and re-signed with the Patriots on April 22, 2008. Before the 2008 season he was placed on injured reserve and missed the entire season. He was released on June 4, 2009.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]

Smith was signed by the Chiefs on October 21, 2009 and waived on December 8, 2009.

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