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Paul Smith

Paul Edward Smith

Position: DT-DE
Height: 6-3    Weight: 256 lbs.

Born: August 13, 1945 in Ada, OK
Died: March 14, 2000 in Aurora, CO
High School: Roswell
College: New Mexico   (school history)
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 9th round (222nd overall) of the 1968 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 46 (1687th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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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
1968 23 DEN lde 70 12 3 2
1969 24 DEN dt 70 14 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
1970 25 DEN LDT 70 14 14 7
1971 26 DEN RDT 70 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
1972* 27 DEN RDT 70 14 14 8
1973* 28 DEN LDT 70 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
1974 29 DEN dt 70 4 2 1
1975 30 DEN RDT 70 13 12 0 0 2 38 1 6
1976 31 DEN RDE 70 11 10 6
1977 32 DEN dt 70 12 2 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 18 0 3
1978 33 DEN 70 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
1979 34 WAS dt 78 15 2 1
1980 35 WAS rdt 78 16 7 1 8 0 8 0 4
Career 164 95 2 14 0 8 0 0 0 7 56 1 57
11 yrs DEN 133 86 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 7 56 1 52
2 yrs WAS 31 9 1 8 0 8 0 5

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
1975 30 DEN RDT 70 13 12 1 1 6
Career 164 95 1 1 6
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Wilbur Young, Domata Peko, Dennis Owens, Patrick Kerney, Henry Bradley, Mike Bell, Jim Bailey, Rich Moore, Tony McCoy, Curtis Green
4 Tony McCoy, Jim Colvin, Kenneth Sims, Floyd Peters, Too Tall Jones, Doug Betters, Roy Barker, Bryan Robinson, Jack Gregory, Patrick Kerney
5 Henry Ford, Floyd Peters, Doug Betters, Alonzo Spellman, Al Noga, Kim Bokamper, Patrick Kerney, Herb Orvis, Jim Colvin, John Sandusky
6 Kenny Davidson, Earl Edwards, Jim Colvin, Marvin Washington, Bob Rowe, Jerry Rush, Seth Payne, Tony Casillas, Tony Tolbert, Tony Bennett
7 Ken Jones, Earl Edwards, Brad Culpepper, Herb Orvis, Seth Payne, William Gay, Daniel Colchico, Tyler Brayton, Jim Osborne, Royce Berry
8 Earl Edwards, Brad Culpepper, Jim Osborne, Herb Orvis, John Jurkovic, Tommy Hart, Ken Jones, Jim Colvin, Don Brumm, D'Marco Farr
9 Bruce Clark, Earl Edwards, Cory Redding, John Matuszak, Bryan Robinson, Duane Clemons, John Jurkovic, Ken Jones, Herb Orvis, Sean Jones
10 Herb Orvis, Cullen Jenkins, Eric Williams, Bob Rowe, Robert Brown, Ken Jones, Joel Steed, Gary Dunn, Darren Howard, Bruce Clark
11 Kimo von Oelhoffen, Cullen Jenkins, Eric Williams, Bob Rowe, Joel Steed, Gary Dunn, Bruce Clark, Darren Howard, Chike Okeafor, Raheem Brock
12 Bob Rowe, Mike McCoy, Herb Orvis, Freddie Joe Nunn, Mark Mullaney, Gary Dunn, Whitney Paul, Kimo von Oelhoffen, Cory Redding, John Parrella
13 Bob Rowe, Ken Clarke, Gary Dunn, Mike McCoy, Mike Pitts, Freddie Joe Nunn, Mark Mullaney, Whitney Paul, Cory Redding, Jess Richardson
Career Gary Dunn, Mike Pitts, Jess Richardson, Darryl Grant, John Parrella, Doug Sutherland, Joel Steed, William Gay, Ken Clarke, Gerald Williams

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams