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Tom Smith (American football)

Tom Smith
No. 29
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1949-10-04) October 4, 1949
Place of birth: Waterloo, Iowa
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Waterloo (IA) East
College: Miami
NFL draft: 1973 / Round: 7 / Pick: 182
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at
Stats at

Thomas Eric Smith (born October 4, 1949) is a former American football running back who played one season with the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.

Smith attended Waterloo East High School in Waterloo, Iowa.[1]


  • College career 1
  • Professional career 2
    • Miami Dolphins 2.1
    • Jacksonville Sharks 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

College career

Smith first enrolled at the University of Iowa before transferring to the University of Miami.[1] In 1972, he ran for 457 yards and 3 touchdowns on 91 carries along with 41 yards on 6 catches.[2]

Professional career

Miami Dolphins

Smith was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the seventh round of the 1973 NFL Draft. He played in two games for the Dolphins during the 1973 season.[1]

Jacksonville Sharks

Smith played for the Jacksonville Sharks of the World Football League in 1974.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "TOM SMITH". Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tom Smith". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 17, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Thomas Smith". Retrieved May 17, 2015. 

External links

  • Just Sports Stats
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