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Fred Smerlas

Frederic Charles Smerlas

Position: NT-DT
Height: 6-3    Weight: 277 lbs.

Born: April 8, 1957 in Waltham, MA
High School: Waltham
College: Boston Col.   (school history)
Drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 2nd round (32nd overall) of the 1979 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 81 (323rd overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 12, 2014 6:25AM
All-Time Rank: #456. Earnest Byner… #457. Dennis Harrah… #458. Mike Pruitt… #459. FRED SMERLAS… #460. Champ Bailey… #461. Jim Plunkett… #462. Michael Irvin… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1979 22 BUF nt 76 13 3 0 0 3 23 1 3
1980* 23 BUF NT 76 16 16 11
1981* 24 BUF NT 76 16 16 0 0 1 17 0 11
1982*+ 25 BUF NT 76 9 9 2.0 0 0 2 0 0 17
1983* 26 BUF NT 76 16 16 6.0 13
1984 27 BUF NT 76 16 16 2.0 1 25 0 25 0 0 0 2 0 0 6
1985 28 BUF NT 76 16 16 0.5 0 0 1 0 0 6
1986 29 BUF NT 76 16 16 2.0 1 3 0 3 0 7
1987 30 BUF NT 76 12 12 1.0 5
1988* 31 BUF NT 76 16 16 4.0 0 0 1 4 0 10
1989 32 BUF NT 76 16 16 1.0 8
1990 33 SFO 76 6 0 1
1991 34 NWE nt 76 16 1 2
1992 35 NWE 76 16 0 1
Career 200 153 18.5 2 28 0 25 0 0 0 10 44 1 101
11 yrs BUF 162 152 18.5 2 28 0 25 0 0 0 10 44 1 97
2 yrs NWE 32 1 3
1 yr SFO 6 0 1

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1979 22 BUF nt 76 13 3 1 1 6
Career 200 153 1 1 6
11 yrs BUF 162 152 1 1 6
2 yrs NWE 32 1 0
1 yr SFO 6 0 0
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4 Keith Millard, Leon Hart, Darrell Russell, Thurman McGraw, Andy Robustelli*, Tom Sestak, Jared Allen, Michael Dean Perry, Charlie Johnson, DeMarcus Ware
5 Earl Faison, Bill Stanfill, Rickey Jackson*, Lee Roy Selmon*, Dana Stubblefield, Andy Robustelli*, Kevin Williams, Richard Seymour, Chris Doleman*, Tom Sestak
6 Earl Faison, Chris Doleman*, Randy White*, Michael Dean Perry, Bill Stanfill, Bryant Young, Bob Baumhower, Dana Stubblefield, Buck Buchanan*, Deacon Jones*
7 Chris Doleman*, Bryant Young, Bill Stanfill, Gino Marchetti*, Willie Davis*, Bob Lilly*, Fred Dryer, Dwight Freeney, Dana Stubblefield, Terrell Suggs
8 Gary Johnson, Jim Katcavage, Fred Dryer, Curley Culp*, Bryant Young, Willie Davis*, Bill Stanfill, Dexter Manley, Roger Brown, Lyle Alzado
9 Gary Johnson, Jim Katcavage, Bryant Young, John Abraham, Vince Wilfork, Curley Culp*, Roger Brown, Fred Dryer, Joe Klecko, Lyle Alzado
10 Gary Johnson, Bryant Young, Roger Brown, Jim Katcavage, Fred Dryer, Stan Jones*, Curley Culp*, Art Donovan*, Larry Brooks, Harvey Martin
11 Ted Washington, Jim Katcavage, Fred Dryer, Harvey Martin, Bryant Young, Roger Brown, Stan Jones*, Gary Johnson, Dwight Freeney, Dana Stubblefield
12 Ted Washington, Jim Katcavage, L.C. Greenwood, Stan Jones*, Harvey Martin, Chester McGlockton, Gary Johnson, Lyle Alzado, Roger Brown, Dwight Freeney
13 Ted Washington, Bryant Young, Dave Butz, Jim Katcavage, Harvey Martin, L.C. Greenwood, Roger Brown, Dwight Freeney, Al Baker, Claude Humphrey*
14 Dave Butz, Ted Washington, Jim Katcavage, Harvey Martin, L.C. Greenwood, Bryant Young, Trevor Pryce, Roger Brown, Dwight Freeney, Al Baker
Career Dana Stubblefield, Trevor Pryce, Chester McGlockton, Al Baker, Gary Johnson, Greg Kragen, Bryant Young, Ted Washington, Charles Mann, Larry Brooks

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams