Tevaun Smith
No. 4     Edmonton Elks
Smith with the Edmonton Elks in 2021.
Born: (1993-01-30) January 30, 1993 (age 28)
Toronto, Ontario
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Wide receiver
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight197 lb (89 kg)
CollegeIowa
High schoolChaminade College School
(Toronto)
Kent School
CFL draft2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8
Career history
As player
2016Indianapolis Colts
2017*Oakland Raiders
20172018*Jacksonville Jaguars
2019–presentEdmonton Eskimos / Elks
Career stats
Receptions82
Receiving yards956
Receiving touchdowns6

Tevaun Smith (born January 30, 1993) is a Canadian football wide receiver for the Edmonton Elks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Iowa.

Early life and education

Smith attended Kent School (class of 2012) in Kent, Connecticut.[1]

Professional career

Indianapolis Colts

Smith signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016.[2] He was released on September 3, 2016 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[3][4] He was elevated to the active roster on October 18, 2016.[5] He was released by the Colts on November 8, 2016 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[6][7] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts on January 2, 2017.[8]

On August 9, 2017, Smith was waived/injured by the Colts and placed on injured reserve.[9] He was released on August 16, 2017.

Oakland Raiders

On November 29, 2017, Smith was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad.[10] He was released on December 6, 2017.

Jacksonville Jaguars

On December 26, 2017, Smith was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad.[11] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Jaguars on January 22, 2018.[12]

On June 6, 2018, Smith was waived/injured by the Jaguars and was placed on injured reserve.[13] He was released on September 7, 2018.

Edmonton Eskimos / Elks

On February 11, 2019, Smith signed a two-year contract with the Edmonton Eskimos.[14] The Eskimos had previously drafted him with the 8th-overall pick in the first round of the 2016 CFL Draft. He signed a contract extension through the 2021 season with Edmonton on December 31, 2020.[15]

References

  1. ^ "No. 2 - WR Tevaun Smith: The senior wide receiver's offseason mantra set the bar sky high", The Gazette. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Agree To Terms With 21 Undrafted Free Agents". Blogs.Colts.com. May 2, 2016. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
  3. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. September 3, 2016. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Sign Nine Players to Practice Squad". Blogs.Colts.com. September 4, 2016. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. October 18, 2016. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
  6. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Waive WR Tevaun Smith". Blogs.Colts.com. November 8, 2016.
  7. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Move". Blogs.Colts.com. November 9, 2016.
  8. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Sign Seven Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". Blogs.Colts.com. January 2, 2017.
  9. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. August 9, 2017.
  10. ^ "Raiders Sign WR Isaac Whitney To Active Roster". Raiders.com. November 29, 2017. Archived from the original on March 7, 2018.
  11. ^ "Jaguars make roster moves". Jaguars.com. December 26, 2017. Archived from the original on January 1, 2018.
  12. ^ "Jaguars sign nine players to reserve/futures contracts". Jaguars.com. January 22, 2018. Archived from the original on February 28, 2018.
  13. ^ Williams, Charean (June 6, 2018). "Jaguars sign Montay Crockett, waive Tevaun Smith". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  14. ^ Dunk, Justin (February 11, 2019). "Explosive Canadian receiver Tevaun Smith signs with Eskimos". 3DownNation.com.
  15. ^ "EE Football Team extends the contracts of five players". Esks.com. December 31, 2020. Retrieved December 31, 2020.