Don Smith
No. 47, 30
Born: (1963-10-30) October 30, 1963 (age 58)
Hamilton, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s)Running back, quarterback
CollegeMississippi State
NFL draft1987 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51
Career history
As player
1987–1989Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1990Buffalo Bills
1991Miami Dolphins

Donald Michael Smith (born October 30, 1963) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL), after a successful college football career at Mississippi State University as a quarterback. After two seasons with the Buccaneers, Smith was signed by the Buffalo Bills, mainly to be their kick returner. He caught a career high 21 passes for 225 yards in 1990, while also returning 32 kickoffs for 643 yards. He scored a touchdown in Super Bowl XXV for the Bills in what turned out to be the final carry of his career. This was the Buffalo Bills' first touchdown in Super Bowl history.

College statistics

Mississippi State Bulldogs
Passing Rushing Total Offense
YEAR G CMP ATT CMP% YDS TD INT RAT ATT YDS TD TOFF TDR
1983 11 4 6 66.7 52 0 0 139.5 8 29 0 81 0
1984 11 75 176 42.6 1,236 6 9 102.6 128 545 9 1,781 15
1985 11 143 312 45.8 2,332 15 14 115.5 190 554 6 2,886 21
1986 11 120 244 49.2 1,609 10 11 109.1 159 740 6 2,349 16
Totals[1] 44 342 738 46.3 5,229 31 34 110.5 485 1,868 21 7,097 52

References

  1. ^ "Don Smith". Sports-Reference.com.