Darrell K. Smith

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Darrell K. Smith
Born: (1961-11-05)November 5, 1961
Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.
Died: February 13, 2017(2017-02-13) (aged 55)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) WR/SB
College Central State, Ohio
Career history
As player
19861992 Toronto Argonauts
1993 Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1987, 1990
CFL East All-Star 1987, 1990

Darrell Karland Smith[1] (November 5, 1961 – February 13, 2017) was a wide receiver and slotback who played eight seasons in the Canadian Football League, mainly for the Toronto Argonauts. His move to the Edmonton Eskimos in 1993 was a part of the largest trade in CFL history, involving 16 players.[2] Smith played college football at Central State University.

In 1990, he caught a league record of 20 touchdowns.[3][4]

Smith died of cancer on February 13, 2017, aged 55.[5][6][7]

References

  1. ^ https://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/football/darrell-k-smith-all-star-argo-held-a-touchdown-record/article34196983/
  2. ^ "Significant QB Trades in CFL History". Canadian Football League. March 6, 2008. Retrieved 2017-02-14. 
  3. ^ Dunnell, Milt (November 11, 1991). "Darrell K. happy with lighter load only if Argos win". The Star. Retrieved 2017-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Canadian Football League - All-Time Records" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 4, 2015. Retrieved 2017-02-14. 
  5. ^ "Former Toronto Argonauts receiver Darrell K. Smith dies at age 55". Medicine Hat News. February 14, 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-02-15. Retrieved 2017-02-14. 
  6. ^ "Former Argo Darrell K. Smith dead at 55". TSN. February 14, 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-14. 
  7. ^ "Former Argos receiver Darrell K. Smith dead at 55 | Toronto Star". Toronto Star. The Canadian Press. 14 February 2017. Retrieved 15 February 2017. 


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