Richard Smith is the former defensive coordinator for the NFL's Houston Texans and, as of January 2011[update], serves as the linebackers coach for the Denver Broncos. He has also been linebackers coach for the Carolina Panthers and defensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins.
- 1979-1980 Rio Hondo Junior College (OL)
- 1987 Arizona State University (LB/ST)
- 1988-1992 Houston Oilers (ST/Assistant TE, LB, OL)
- 1993-1994 Denver Broncos (ST/Assistant LB)
- 1995-1996 Denver Broncos (ST)
- 1997-2002 San Francisco 49ers (LB)
- 2003-2004 Detroit Lions (LB)
- 2005 Miami Dolphins (DC)
- 2006-2008 Houston Texans (DC)
- 2009-2010 Carolina Panthers (LB)
- 2011-Present Denver Broncos (LB)
|Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinators
|Houston Texans Defensive Coordinators
|Carolina Panthers Linebackers Coach
|Denver Broncos Linebackers Coach
- McClain, John (30 December 2008). "Texans fire defensive coordinator Richard Smith". Houston Chronicle. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/6186849.html. Retrieved 14 March 2011.
- "Broncos add pair of coaches to coaching staff". TSN. 25 January 2011. http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/story/?id=351037. Retrieved 14 March 2011.
- "Panthers hire coaches Smith, Milus". News & Record (AP). 11 February 2009. http://www.news-record.com/content/2009/02/11/article/panthers_hire_coaches_smith_milus. Retrieved 14 March 2011.
- "Dolphins Tab Richard Smith Defensive Coordinator". KTVU. 1 March 2005. http://www.ktvu.com/nfl/4244547/detail.html. Retrieved 14 March 2011.
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