Brad Smith

Team
Philadelphia Eagles
Date Range
2013-2015
Position
Wide Receiver

Bio

TRANSACTION HISTORY

  • Signed with the Eagles following Week 10 of the 2013 season.
  • Was released from Bills on 11/9/13
  • Joined the Bills as a free agent in 2011.
  • Fourth-round pick for the New York Jets in 2006.

PRO CAREER:

  • Is the only player in NFL history to score touchdowns via kickoff return (four times), reception (five times), rush (four times), blocked punt and by throwing a pass

PHILADELPHIA (2013-present):

2013 SEASON:

  • After joining the team in Week 11, Smith led the team with eight special teams tackles over that span
  • Notched a team-high three special teams tackles at Min. (12/15)

BUFFALO (2011-2012):

2012 SEASON:

  • Finished the season with 116 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries, 152 yards and two touchdowns on 14 receptions, 496 yards and one touchdown on 18 kickoff returns
  • Only the 3rd Bill in team history to score a TD via rush, reception and kick return, joining Robb Riddick (‘88) and  Roscoe Parrish (‘07)
  • Rushed for 20 yards on two carries, including a four-yard touch- down, vs. NYJ (12/30). Also added two catches for 26 yards
  • Notched a two-yard touchdown reception at Mia. (12/23)
  • Returned a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown vs. Ten. (10/21), the fourth kickoff return score of his career
  • Tallied two catches for 49 yards including a 35-yard scoring strike, the second-longest reception of his career, vs. NE (9/30) 

2011 SEASON:

  • Appeared in 15 games (three starts) for the Bills, recording 23 catches for 240 yards and one touchdown while also adding 20 carries for 87 yards and  a score
  • Set a career high with seven receptions for 72 yards vs. Ten. (12/4)
  • Tallied a career-high 77 yards on four catches, including a career- best 36-yard touchdown at NYJ (11/27)
  • Rushed four times for 12 yards, including a five-yard touchdown scamper vs. Phil. (10/9) 

NEW YORK (2007-2010):

2010 SEASON:

  • Saw action in all 16 games (two starts) and finished second in the NFL with a 28.6-yard kickoff return average, while adding two touchdowns via return. He also rushed 38 times for 299 yards and one touchdown and caught four passes for 44 yards
  • Ranked third on the team with 19 special teams tackles
  • Rushed for a season-high 60 yards on five carries vs. Buf. (1/2/11)
  • Returned the opening kickoff for a 97-yard touchdown at  Pit. (12/19)
  • Notched the second 200-plus all-purpose yard game of his career and scored twice — first on a 53-yard run and the second on an 89- yard kickoff return — vs. Cin. (11/25)
  • Threw the first touchdown pass of his career at Buf. (10/3), connecting on a three-yard strike to TE Dustin Keller
  • Posted the first 200 all-purpose yard game of his career, noting 150 yards on kickoff returns, 41 yards on three carries and an 11-yard reception at Mia. (9/26)

2009 SEASON:

  • Appeared in 13 games (two starts) and posted touchdowns on a kickoff return, a blocked punt  return and  a rushing attempt from under center
  • Rushed 18 times for 207 yards and a touchdown, caught seven passes for 63 yards, and tallied 310 yards and a score on 10 kick- off returns
  • Returned nine kickoffs for 238 yards in the postseason to establish a Jets record for most kickoff-return yards in a single post- season
  • In the AFC Championship game at Ind. (1/24/10), took a direct snap and found Jerricho Cotchery for a 45-yard completion, leading to a touchdown three plays later
  • Took a direct snap 32 yards for his first-career rushing touchdown vs. Cin. (1/3/10). Led the Jets with 92 yards rushing, including a career-long 57-yard run
  • Returned the opening kickoff of the second half 106 yards for a touchdown — the longest play in Jets history — at Ind. (12/27). Be- came the first Jets player since Leon Washington in 2007 to complete a pass, record a rush, catch a pass, return a punt and return a kickoff in the same game
  • Scooped up an Eric Smith block of a Chris Hanson punt and returned the ball four yards for a touchdown at NE (11/22)

2008 SEASON:

  • Rushed for 113 yards on 12 carries and added 12 catches for 64 yards on the campaign. Also notched 17 special teams tackles

2007 SEASON:

  • Played in all 16 games (nine starts) and notched 32 receptions for 352 yards while scoring the first two touchdowns of his career
  • Notched a 19-yard touchdown reception from QB Kellen Clemens at Mia. (12/2)
  • Recorded three catches for 44 yards, including a 16-yard touch- down at NYG (10/7) 2006 HIGHLIGHTS (with New York Jets)
  • Made three starts as a rookie and tallied 103 yards on 18 carries and nine  receptions for 61 yards

COLLEGE:

  • Became the first player in NCAA history to pass for at least 8,000 yards and run for another 4,000 yards
  • Ended his collegiate career ranked fourth on the all-time NCAA career total offense leader board with 13,088 yards
  • Left college as Missouri’s career record holder for rushing touch- downs (42) and passing scores (56) and ended his career with 69 different Mizzou, Big 12 and NCAA game, single-season and career records
  • With 2,304 passing yards and 1,301 rushing yards in 2005, he be- came the first player in NCAA Div. 1-A history to achieve the 2,000/1,000 mark twice in his career after also accomplishing the feat in 2002
  • In 2005, he led the Tigers in rushing with 1,301 yards and posted 16 of the offense’s 26 rushing scores

PERSONAL:

  • Was a two-time All-State selection and two-time All- City Offensive Player of the Year at Chaney HS, where he threw for over 2,700 yards and 34 touchdowns and rushed for over 1,200 yards and 34 touchdowns
  • Also earned All-City honors on the basketball court
  • Was the recipient of the 2007 Kyle Clifton Good Guy Award, as selected by members of the Jets organization
  • Earned his undergraduate degree in business administration and took graduate level courses during his final year of school
  • Was awarded the prestigious National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award in 2005 

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