Chris Smith   #50 DE

Height: 6-1   Weight: 266   Age: 26

Born: 2/11/1992 Mount Ulla , NC

College: Arkansas

Experience: 5th season

High School: West Rowan HS [Mount Ulla, NC]









Draft 2014

Pick No.159

Selected By: Jacksonville Jaguars

Round: 5

Pick (Overall): 19 (159)

Pick Analysis: Was a top defensive recruit as a North Carolina prep, helping his school to back-to-back state titles and a 30-game winning streak. Enrolled at Arkansas in 2010 and played in six games as a true freshman, recording three tackles and one pass breakup. Appeared in all 13 games (three starts) in 2011 and had 31 tackles, six tackles for losses and 3.5 sacks with one pass batted. Moved into the starting lineup at left defensive end in 2012 and recorded 52 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks with four passes batted and one forced fumble. Was arrested in October 2012 after missing a court date for a speeding ticket (64 mph in a 45-mph zone); when he failed to appear, a warrant was issued (he was released on $415 bond). Made 12 starts in 2013 and tallied 36 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks with one pass batted. Team captain.


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  1. 2014 Draft profile: DE Chris Smith, Arkansas

    Published: April 13, 2014 at 04:54 p.m.

    Take a look at the college highlights of Arkansas defensive end Chris Smith.

  2. 2014 Combine workout: Chris Smith

    Published: March 13, 2014 at 01:51 p.m.

    Watch Arkansas defensive lineman Chris Smith work out at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.

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