Irvin Smith

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Irvin Smith
Born: (1967-03-12) March 12, 1967 (age 51)
Bethesda, Maryland
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) DB/CB
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
College Maryland
High school Poolesville
Career history
As player
1989–1990 New York Jets
1991–1992 London Monarchs
1991 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1992 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1993 Washington Redskins
1993 Minnesota Vikings
19941995 Baltimore Stallions
19962001 Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1994, 1995, 2000
CFL East All-Star 1994, 1996, 1999, 2000

Irvin Smith (born March 12, 1967) is a former gridiron football defensive back. Smith played college football at Maryland.

Smith attended Poolesville High School in Poolesville, Maryland. He then went on to college at the University of Maryland, where he played football from 1985 to 1988. He attended training camp with the New York Jets of the National Football League in 1989 and 1990. In 1991, he played for the London Monarchs of the World League of American Football, and was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League but released before the season. He played for London again the following season, and made the Saskatchewan Roughriders practice roster, but did not see game action. In 1993, he tried out for the Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings. In 1994, he returned to the CFL with the Baltimore Stallions. He was a two-time all-star and won the Grey Cup in 1995. He continued with the team after it relocated to Canada for six more years with the Montreal Alouettes, being named an all-star in 1996 and 2000.[1] Today Irvin Smith works as a firefighter for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service.

References

  1. ^ Irvin Smith, CFLapedia, retrieved October 11, 2010.
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