Maurice Smith (cornerback)

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Maurice Smith
No. 46 – Washington Redskins
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1995-06-14) June 14, 1995 (age 24)
Sugar Land, Texas
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Sugar Land (TX) Dulles
College:Alabama / Georgia
Undrafted:2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of Week 6, 2019
Total tackles:6
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:2
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Maurice Bernard Smith (born June 14, 1995) is an American football safety for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama and Georgia.

High school career[edit]

Smith attended Fort Bend Dulles High School in Sugar Land, Texas. He would play on the school's football team. He was a consensus four-star cornerback, he played in the Under Armour All-American Game, and was ranked as the No. 5 cornerback in the class of 2013. He committed to Alabama in 2013.

College career[edit]

Smith played for Alabama from 2013 to 2015 and transferred to Georgia in 2016 as a graduate transfer. In his only season as a Bulldog, he was named team captain. He finished the season with 50 total tackles, three passes defended, two interceptions and two forced fumbles.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Smith signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017.[2] He was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list on December 2, 2017.[3]

On September 3, 2018, Smith was waived by the Dolphins and was re-signed to the practice squad.[4] He was promoted to the active roster on September 18, 2018.[5] He was waived again on October 29, 2018 and re-signed to the practice squad.[6] He was promoted back to the active roster on December 21, 2018.[7]

On August 31, 2019, Smith was waived by the Dolphins.[8]

Washington Redskins[edit]

On October 14, 2019, Smith was signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith college career
  2. ^ "PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Sign 14 Undrafted College Free Agents". MiamiDolphins.com. May 5, 2017.
  3. ^ "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. December 2, 2017.
  4. ^ "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 3, 2018.
  5. ^ "Dolphins Promote Safety Maurice Smith". MiamiDolphins.com. September 18, 2018.
  6. ^ "Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. October 29, 2018.
  7. ^ "Maurice Smith Promoted To Active Roster". MiamiDolphins.com. December 21, 2018.
  8. ^ "Dolphins Announce Roster Moves, Set Initial 53-Man Roster". MiamiDolphins.com. August 31, 2019.
  9. ^ "Redskins Sign T Victor Salako, DB Maurice Smith To Practice Squad". Redskins.com. October 14, 2019.

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