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Encyclopedia > Neil Smith (American football)
Neil Smith
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Position(s):
Defensive end
Jersey #(s):
90, 91
Born: April 10, 1966 (1966-04-10) (age 42)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Career Information
Year(s): 19882000
NFL Draft: 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
College: Nebraska
Professional Teams
Career Stats
Tackles     624
Sacks     104.5
Interceptions     4
Stats at NFL.com
Career Highlights and Awards

Neil Smith (born April 10, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1988 to 1996, the Denver Broncos from 1997 to 1999, and the San Diego Chargers in 2000. Before his NFL career, he played for the University of Nebraska. If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... A diagram showing typical football positions In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... In team sports, the squad number, jersey number, sweater number, or uniform number is the number worn on a players outfit. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... NOLA redirects here. ... 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The system has four universities and a technical college: University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska Medical... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC West (1970-present) Current uniform Team colors Red, White and Gold Mascot K. C. Wolf (1985-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) Personnel Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt... The 1988 NFL season was the 69th regular season of the National Football League. ... The 1996 NFL season was the 77th regular season of the National Football League. ... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC West (1970–present) Current uniform Team colors Broncos Navy Blue, Orange, White[1] Mascot Thunder II (live horse) Miles (person in costume suit) Personnel Owner Pat Bowlen... The 1997 NFL season was the 78th regular season of the National Football League. ... The 1999 NFL season was the 80th regular season of the National Football League. ... Chargers redirects here. ... The 2000 NFL season was the 81st regular season of the National Football League. ... For other uses, see Tackle. ... Vanderbilt Quarterback Jay Cutler is sacked by U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class Jeremy Chase. ... “Interception” redirects here. ... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... The 1992 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 2, 1992 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... The 1993 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 6, 1993 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... The 1994 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 6, 1994 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... The 1995 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 5, 1995 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... The 1996 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 4, 1996 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... The 1998 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 1, 1998 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... The NFL 1990s All-Decade Team was a fictional team comprised of outstanding performers in the National Football League in the 1990s chosen by voters of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... 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League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC West (1970–present) Current uniform Team colors Broncos Navy Blue, Orange, White[1] Mascot Thunder II (live horse) Miles (person in costume suit) Personnel Owner Pat Bowlen... Chargers redirects here. ... Seal of the University of Nebraska The University of Nebraska is one of two public university systems in the state of Nebraska, USA. The system has four universities and a technical college: University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska Medical...


One of the top defensive linemen of his era, Smith made the Pro Bowl 6 times during his career (1991 to 1995 and 1997), and led the NFL with 15 sacks in the 1993 season. With the Broncos, Smith won 2 NFL championship rings for Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXIII. In the 1998 Divisional Playoffs against the Miami Dolphins, Smith cemented the 38-3 Broncos victory with a 79-yard fumble return for a touchdown, and in Super Bowl XXXII, he recorded a key fumble recovery that set up a Broncos field goal. A defensive lineman is any of the down positions on the defensive side of American football. ... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... Vanderbilt Quarterback Jay Cutler is sacked by U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class Jeremy Chase. ... The Super Bowl ring is an award in the National Football League given to players and coaches of the team that wins the leagues annual championship game, the Super Bowl. ... Date January 25, 1998 Stadium Qualcomm Stadium City San Diego MVP Terrell Davis, Running back Favorite Packers by 11 1/2 National anthem Jewel Coin toss Joe Gibbs, Doug Williams, Eddie Robinson Referee Ed Hochuli Halftime show Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, and The Four Tops Attendance 68... Date January 31, 1999 Stadium Pro Player Stadium City Miami, Florida MVP John Elway, Quarterback Favorite Broncos by 7 1/2 National anthem Cher Coin toss Raymond Berry, Lenny Moore, Jim Parker, Art Donovan, Gino Marchetti, Frank Gifford, Roosevelt Brown, Don Maynard, Sam Huff, Tom Landry Referee Bernie Kukar Halftime... The NFL playoffs following the 1998 NFL season led up to Super Bowl XXXIII. // at Pro Player Stadium, Miami, Florida Game time: 12:30 p. ... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966–1969) Eastern Division (1966–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC East (1970–present) Current uniform Team colors Aqua, Coral, Navy, White Mascot T. D. Personnel Owner H. Wayne Huizenga (50%) and Stephen M. Ross (50%) General Manager... Look up fumble in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Texas Longhorn quarterback Vince Young (center top of picture), now with the Tennessee Titans, rushing for a touchdown vs. ... A field goal (formerly goal from the field) in American football and Canadian football (collectively called gridiron football) is a goal that may be scored during general play (from the field). Execution of a field goal A field goal may be scored by a placekick or the very rare drop...


Smith finished his 13 NFL seasons with 105 sacks, 12 fumble recoveries, 19 return yards, and 1 touchdown. He also intercepted 4 passes, returning them for 68 yards and a touchdown. He is currently a co-owner of the expansion Kansas City Brigade of the Arena Football League. Conference American Division Central Year founded 2006 Home arena Kemper Arena (2006-2007); Sprint Center (2008-) City, State Kansas City, Missouri Head Coach Kevin Porter ArenaBowl championships none Conference titles none Division titles none Wild Card berths 1: 2007 The Kansas City Brigade is a team from the Arena Football... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ...


On October 22, 2006, Smith was inducted to the Chiefs' Hall of Fame. Smith's number 90 was retired by the Kansas City Brigade during the 2006 season is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Conference American Division Central Year founded 2006 Home arena Kemper Arena (2006-2007); Sprint Center (2008-) City, State Kansas City, Missouri Head Coach Kevin Porter ArenaBowl championships none Conference titles none Division titles none Wild Card berths 1: 2007 The Kansas City Brigade is a team from the Arena Football...


Notes

Smith's trademark sack celebration, which consisted of him pantomiming swinging a baseball bat, was invented in tribute to another Kansas City sports hero, Hall Of Famer George Brett [1]. Smith might also be notable for investing along with fellow NFL player Ricky Siglar $700,000 in Miracle Cars. [2]. Baseball Hall of Fame redirects here. ... For the US Army Air Forces general during World War II, see George Brett (military). ...


There was a rule created in his name. The "Neil Smith" rule prevents a defensive lineman from flinching to induce a false start penalty on the offense. Enacted in 1998.



Neil Smith is Co-Owner of the [Kansas City Brigade], a team in the [Arena Football League]. It was established in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina forced the New Orleans Voodoo to move to Kansas City only a few months prior to the 2006 season.


See also

Head coach Tom Osborne (interim) 26th year, 255–49–3 Home stadium Memorial Stadium, Lincoln Capacity 84,067 - FieldTurf Conference Big 12 - North First year 1890 Athletic director Tom Osborne Website huskers. ...

External links

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