Willie Smith
No. 84
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1964-08-06) August 6, 1964 (age 59)
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school:Jacksonville (FL) Englewood
College:Miami (FL)
NFL draft:1986 / Round: 10 / Pick: 265
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at PFR

Willie Smith (born August 6, 1964) is a former American football tight end who played one season with the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).[1] He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the tenth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. Smith played college football at the University of Miami and attended Englewood High School in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a consensus All-American in 1985.[2]

College career

Smith accumulated 117 catches, 1,544 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns in his career at the University of Miami. He was a consensus All-American in 1985.

Professional career

Smith was drafted in the tenth round by the Cleveland Browns of the NFL with the 265th pick in the 1986 NFL Draft.[3] He was released by the Browns in July 1986.[4] He played in three replacement games for the NFL's Miami Dolphins in 1987, catching two passes and scoring a receiving touchdown.


  1. ^ "WILLIE SMITH". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
  2. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 6, 2014. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  3. ^ "1986 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 3, 2023.
  4. ^ "Willie Smith Clears Waivers". sun-sentinel.com. July 24, 1986. Retrieved August 20, 2014.