|Date of birth:August 6, 1964|
|Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida|
|College: Miami (FL)|
|NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 10 / Pick: 265|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cleveland Browns ( 1986)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Consensus All-American (1985)|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Willie Smith (born August 6, 1964) is a former American football tight end who played one season with the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the tenth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. Smith played college football at the University of Miami and attended Englewood High School in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a consensus All-American in 1985.
College career[edit | edit source]
Smith accumulated 117 catches, 1,544 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns in his career at the University of Miami. He was a Consensus All-American in 1985.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Smith was drafted by the Cleveland Browns of the NFL with the 265th pick in the 1986 NFL Draft. He was released by the Browns in July 1986. He played in three games for the NFL's Miami Dolphins in 1987, catching two passes and scoring a receiving touchdown.
References[edit | edit source]
- "WILLIE SMITH". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/smit41400.html. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
- "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2014/Awards.pdf. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
- "Willie Smith Clears Waivers". sun-sentinel.com. July 24, 1986. http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1986-07-24/sports/8602130488_1_willie-smith-sign-tight-end. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
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