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Chris Smith
DE #94
Height:
6-1
Weight:
266
Age:
25
College:
Arkansas
Hometown:
Mount Ulla, NC
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
4
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 20 16 4 4.5 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2016 JAX 6 0 4 4 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 JAC 6 0 10 8 2 0.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 JAC 7 0 6 4 2 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --

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Bio

A fourth-year pro in 2017, Smith was acquired by Bengals in April trade with Jacksonville for a conditional 2018 draft pick ... The Jaguars’ 2014 fifth-round draft pick played in 19 games from ’14-16 and totaled 19 tackles, including three sacks, with one PD and one FF.

A fourth-year pro in 2017, Smith was acquired by Bengals in April trade with Jacksonville for a conditional 2018 draft pick ... The Jaguars’ 2014 fifth-round draft pick played in 19 games from ’14-16 and totaled 19 tackles, including three sacks, with one PD and one FF.

 

     Career transactions: Selected by Jacksonville in fifth round of 2014 NFL Draft (159th overall) ... Signed with Jaguars on 5-21-14 ... Waived by Jaguars on 9-13-14 ... Signed to Jaguars practice squad on 9-16-14 ... Signed to Jaguars roster on 10-20-14 ... Traded by Jaguars to Cincinnati on 4-11-17 for conditional 2018 Bengals draft choice.

 

     2016 highlights: Played for Jacksonville in Games 4, 7-8, 12-13 and 15 and totaled four solo tackles, including a sack; was inactive for other 10 contests ... Played primarily on defense, but also saw action on special teams in five of his six games played ... In Oct. 2 win vs. Indianapolis, recorded two solo tackles on defense, including four-yard sack of QB Andrew Luck in fourth quarter ... Had two solo tackles on defense Oct. 27 at Tennessee.

 

     Previous seasons: 2014—Played both on defense and special teams in seven total games for Jacksonville as a rookie and recorded five tackles on defense, including three sacks, with one forced fumble ... Made final cuts and was inactive for Game 1, was waived and missed Game 2, then spent Games 3-7 on practice squad, then signed back to active roster and played in seven of team’s final nine games (was inactive for other two of those contests) ... Made NFL debut Oct. 26 vs. Miami but had no stats ... On Nov. 2 at Cincinnati, notched his first mark in NFL sacks column with half-sack of QB Andy Dalton on Bengals’ first possession in first quarter, shared with DE Ryan Davis ... On Nov. 23 at Indianapolis, sacked QB Andrew Luck in first quarter and forced a fumble, which was recovered by DT Sen’Derrick Marks and led to a Jaguars FG ... Had shared sack with Marks on QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on a third down in first quarter of Dec. 7 contest vs. Houston, forcing a punt ... In win Dec. 18 vs. Tennessee, recorded two solo tackles, including a third-down sack on QB Charlie Whitehurst in second quarter that forced a Titans punt. 2015—Played on defense in six games for Jacksonville, and also saw action on special teams in five of those contests ... Had 10 tackles on defense for the season (eight solos), with a half sack and one pass defensed ... Recorded career-high four tackles (all solos) in Sept. 13 season opener vs. Carolina, including a tackle for loss and a pass defensed ... In Sept. 20 win vs. Miami, had two tackles (one solo) ... On Sept. 27 at New England, had half-sack on QB Tom Brady in fourth quarter, shared with DT Roy Miller ... Recorded two solo tackles on Dec. 13 win vs. Indianapolis.

 

     College: Was a four-year letterman (2010-13) at Arkansas, seeing action in 43 total games ... He had 27 career starts for the Razorbacks, including the last 24 consecutive games of his career ... Arkansas career totals included 122 tackles (64 solos), 21.5 sacks, 30.5 tackles for losses and 20 QB pressures ... When he left Arkansas, he was one of only five players in school history to total 20-plus sacks ... Was a second-team All-SEC selection as a senior in 2013.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Mount Ulla, N.C. ... Attended West Rowan High School ... Helped lead high school football team to consecutive state championships, including 30 straight victories ... Over junior and senior high school seasons, totaled more than 200 tackles and 48 sacks ... Has a son (Jayceon) and a daughter (Alaina) ... Hobbies include playing drums.

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