Reggie Smith life and biography

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Reggie Smith biography

Date of birth : 1986-09-03
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Edmond, Oklahoma
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-14
Credited as : Football player NFL, safety for the 49ers, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Reggie Smith transitioned to the safety position in 2009 after lining up at cornerback during his rookie season. A 3rd-round selection in 2008, Smith made starts at both strong safety and cornerback during his collegiate career at Oklahoma.

TRANSACTIONS
Originally a 3rd-round (75th pick overall) draft choice by SF in 2008.

2009:
•Suffered a groin injury at Min. (9/27) and was inactive for Weeks 4-9.

2008:
•Posted 2 special teams tackles in first action vs. Det. (9/21).
•Saw action vs. StL (11/16) and made first career tackle.
•Recorded 1 special teams tackle vs. NYJ (12/7).

COLLEGE

•Saw action in 39 games with 36 starts at Oklahoma, with 20 starts coming at strong safety and 16 at cornerback. A two-time All-Big 12 Conference first-team selection, recorded 166 tackles, 22 PDs, 8 INTs (1 returned for TD), 3 FRs (2 returned for TDs) and 1 sack in three-year career. Also re­turned 33 kickoffs for 721 yds. (21.9 avg) and 67 punts for 490 yds. (7.3 avg) with 1 TD. Started 13 games as a senior after making 10 starts at strong safety and 3 starts at cornerback as a junior. Spent first 2 games as a reserve before starting final 10 games at strong safety as a freshman.

PERSONAL

•Attended Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) HS, lining up as a DB, WR and RB.
•A two-time All-State choice, earning USA Today first-team honors as a senior after recording 63 tackles and 6 INTs on defense, while rushing for 935 yds. on 122 carries with 9 TDs and catching 47 passes for 607 yds. with 8 scores.
•Named Oklahoma Offensive Player of the Year as a junior after leading team to Class 6A championship game.
•Also lettered in basketball and track, clocking a personal best 10.8 in the 100-meter dash.
•Born Reginald Smith (9/3/86) in Edmond, OK.

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