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|Date of birth:May 16, 1967|
|Place of birth: Orlando, Florida|
|College: Florida State|
|NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Miami Dolphins ( 1989– 1991)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* USA Today High School All-American (1984)
|Stats at NFL.com|
Sammie Lee Smith (born May 16, 1967 in Orlando, Florida), is a former American football player who was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1989 NFL Draft. A 6'2", 226-lb. running back from Florida State University, Smith played in four NFL seasons from 1989 to 1992 for the Dolphins and Denver Broncos.
Smith has had numerous legal problems since leaving professional football. In 1996, he was convicted of two counts of possession and distribution of cocaine, and spent seven years in prison as a result. He won restoration of his civil rights from the State of Florida in June 2010.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Smith granted rights after sentence". ESPN. June 3, 2010. http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=5248684. Retrieved November 9, 2010.
- "SPORTS PEOPLE: FOOTBALL;Smith Pleads Guilty in Drug Case". The New York Times. March 20, 1996. https://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E03E3D91739F933A15750C0A960958260. Retrieved November 9, 2010.
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