Overview
Sean Smith is a cornerback for the Miami Dolphins, who selected him with the 61st overall pick in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Smith attended Utah, where he played for three seasons. After his junior season, Smith chose to forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2009 NFL Draft. Smith is 6-feet, 3-inches tall and weighs 214 pounds.
Prep Career
Smith attended Blair High School in California, where he was All-Conference, All-State and All-American. Smith was named the Offensive back of the Year his senior season, rushing for more than 1,500 yards with 18 TD.
Freshman Year
After redshirting the 2005 season, Smith was converted to wide receiver for 2006. He played 11 games at the position, finishing with one reception for 12 yards. He was moved to cornerback for the last two games of his freshman season, where he recorded two total tackles.
Sophomore Year
With a full season of practice at defensive back under his belt, Smith emerged as one of the best cornerbacks in the Mountain West conference in 2007. His four interceptions led the team and tied for the third-best mark in the conference. He also recorded 32 total tackles and seven pass breakups -- four of which came in a single game against New Mexico, tying the school record.
Junior Year
As a junior, Smith was a first-team All-MWC selection, leading the conference with five interceptions. He helped lead Utah to an undefeated regular season, then had a career day against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. In what would be his final college game, Smith tied a career-high with six total tackles and added a sack and a forced fumble. Smith finished his Utah career with nine interceptions in just two seasons.
NFL Career
Sean Smith was selected in the second round (61st overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. Before the 2009 season, Smith signed a four-year/$3.1M contract with Miami.
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