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Smith in 2010.
|Born||August 1, 1979|
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Occupation||Television Sports Commentator (ESPN) commentator, sportswriter, sports reporter|
|Notable credit(s)||ESPN First Take|
1st and 10
Around The Horn
Numbers Never Lie
Smith was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana where he attended McDonogh No. 35 Senior High School after graduation he attended Loyola University of New Orleans. As a high school quarterback, he defeated Eli Manning, now of the New York Giants.
Smith covered the New England Patriots at the Boston Globe for three years. He joined ESPN full-time in September 2004 as an NFL reporter. He has been a guest, as well as a guest host along with Erik Kuselias on ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike in the Morning and has appeared as a panelist on the ESPN's Around the Horn. As of July 25, 2012 Smith has won on Around the Horn 120 times in 403 appearances.
Smith has been a writer for ESPN the Magazine, where he specialized in NFL coverage, as well as a reporter for the ESPN television newsmagazine E:60. Smith narrates ESPN's 30 for 30 series.
Smith now co-hosts the ESPN2 show Numbers Never Lie, which debuted September 12, 2011.
On February 4, 2013, Smith debuted His & Hers, a podcast which he co-hosts with fellow ESPN personality Jemele Hill.
- "Michael Smith bio page". ESPNmediazone3.com. 2010 1 March. http://www.espnmediazone3.com/us/2010/03/01/smith_michael/. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
- Horne, James D (14 May 2004). "ESPN's shows give relief from the monotonous everyday horror". The Leaf-Chronicle. p. B1. http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/theleafchronicle/access/1805678871.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=May+14,+2004&author=James+D+Horne&pub=The+Leaf+Chronicle&desc=ESPN's+shows+give+relief+from+the+monotonous+everyday+horror&pqatl=google. Retrieved 21 October 2010.
- Smith, Michael (1 December 2008). "Last Laugh U". ESPN The Magazine. http://sports.espn.go.com/espnmag/story?id=3737203.
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