Jim Smith (defensive back)

Jim Smith
No. 34
Date of birth (1946-11-04) November 4, 1946
Place of birth Yazoo City, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s) Defensive back
College Oregon
NFL draft 1968 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
Career history
As player
1968 Washington Redskins
Career stats

James McCoy Smith (born November 4, 1946) is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played high school football at Kearny High School (San Diego, California), college football at the University of Oregon and was drafted in the first round (twelfth overall) of the 1968 NFL Draft. Career ended because of severe neck injury in rookie year.[1]


  1. "Jim Smith". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 July 2014.

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