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Reggie Smith
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Smith in November 2008
No. -     Free Agent
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-09-03) September 3, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Edmond, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 3 / Pick: 75
Debuted in 2008 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Free agent
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2011
Tackles     64
Interceptions     1
Sacks     0
Stats at NFL.com

Reginald Smith, Jr. (born September 3, 1986) is an American football safety that is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.

College careerEdit

Smith was named the preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year for the 2007 season.[1] He finished the year ranked fourth on the team with 78 tackles and also added three interceptions.

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Sporting News Freshman All-Big 12 (2005)
  • Sporting News Freshman All-American (2005)
  • Second-team Coaches' All-Big 12 (2006)
  • First-team AP All-Big 12 (2006)
  • First-team Coaches' All-Big 12 (2007)
  • First-team AP All-Big 12 (2007)
  • Honorable mention Sports Illustrated All-American (2007)

Professional careerEdit

San Francisco 49ersEdit

Smith was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round (75th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He appeared in three games as a rookie, recording three tackles.

In the 2009 offseason, it was reported that Smith would convert from cornerback to safety.[2] In July 2009, he changed his number to 30, and gave 31 to teammate Dre Bly. He had his first career interception for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts

Smith started the 2010 season as the backup to Dashon Goldson and Michael Lewis. But after Lewis requested his release prior to the week 4 game in Atlanta, Taylor Mays was named starter and held that role for the next 7 weeks. Reggie was named starter in week 11 vs the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Carolina PanthersEdit

Smith signed with the Carolina Panthers on April 4, 2012.[3] He was released on August 31, 2012 in the last roster cuts for the Panthers.

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