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Evan Dietrich-Smith

Evan Dietrich-Smith
Dietrich-Smith riding a bike to the Packers 2011 training camp
No. 62     Green Bay Packers
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-07-19) July 19, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Salinas, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)Weight: 308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school: Salinas (CA)
College: Idaho State
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2009 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history

Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012

Evan Blake Dietrich-Smith (born July 19, 1986) is an American football guard and center for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. He played college football at Idaho State. Evan Dietrich-Smith is of German descent.

Early life

Dietrich-Smith grew up in Salinas, California. He attended and played high school football at Salinas High School in Salinas, CA.

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

He was signed by the Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2009 but was waived in the last round of cuts after training camp in 2010.[1]

Seattle Seahawks

On September 5, 2010, he was signed by the Seattle Seahawks before being released on October 5, 2010.[2]

Second stint with the Green Bay Packers

On December 31, 2010 he resigned with the Green Bay Packers.[3] He got his first championship ring when the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV.

On Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2011, Dietrich-Smith was stomped by Detroit Lions defensive tackle, Ndamukong Suh. Suh was ejected from the game and served a two game suspension.[4] Former Green Bay Packer Matt Brock claims that Dietrich Smith and other packer linemen kept untying Suh's shoes and that is what led to the stomping incident.[5]


External links

  • Green Bay Packers bio

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