|Born:||January 14, 1969|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Paramount High School|
|NFL Draft:||1992 / Round: 6 / Pick: 143|
Rico Louis Smith Jr. (born January 14, 1969) is a former American college and professional football player who was receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for five seasons. He attended and played college football for Cerritos College and later transferred to the University of Colorado at Boulder. A six-round draft choice selected by the Cleveland Browns in the 1992 NFL Draft, he played four years with the Cleveland Browns and one year with the New York Jets.
Smiths' parents are Rico Smith Sr and Doris Smith. He has a sister named Akita. Smith has three children (three sons: Tiery, Troy, and Taijay).
Smith was born in Compton, California. He grew up playing baseball, football and running track in Long Beach and Carson. He graduated from Paramount High School, where he played football, basketball, baseball and track for the Paramount Pirates.