NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Johnny Ray Smith 22 DB 1982-83 25 2
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
Lamar 5-9 180 7-Sep-57
How acquiredHow left
11th round pick 1981 Camp cut 1984
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Profile
Long-shot draft pick who missed his rookie season through injury but then played the following two seasons as a special teamer and nickel back. Made one start in each of his two years due to injuries ahead of him, but was always primarily a special teamer the same way he had excelled at in college. Famously made one of the all-time best NFL blooper tapes when his shoe came off during a kick return and he was tackled with his sock flapping behind him.

1982 1983
GamesStartsGamesStarts
9 1 16 1

Kick Returns
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1982 3 47 15.7 24 0
1983 8 136 17.0 43 0
Total 11 183 16.7 43 0
Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1982 10
1983 19
Total 29
Special Teams' Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1982 8
1983 12
Total 20
Passes Defensed
Season No
19822
19831
Total3