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Steve Smith Sr.
WR #89
Height:
5-9
Weight:
195
Age:
36
College:
Utah
Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA
Experience:
15

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

REC
2
YDS
9
AVG
4.5
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 915 13,262 14.5 80 73 57 387 6.8 39 2 34 14
2014 BAL 16 16 79 1,065 13.5 80T 6 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
2013 CAR 15 15 64 745 11.6 44 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CAR 16 16 73 1,174 16.1 66 4 3 27 9 15 0 1 1
2011 CAR 16 16 79 1,394 17.6 77T 7 6 56 9.3 23 0 3 2
2010 CAR 14 14 46 554 12 39 2 1 9 9 9 0 3 2
2009 CAR 15 15 65 982 15.1 66 7 5 22 4.4 17 0 1 0
2008 CAR 14 14 78 1,421 18.2 65T 6 5 40 8 23 0 1 1
2007 CAR 15 15 87 1,002 11.5 74T 7 9 66 7.3 22 0 1 1
2006 CAR 14 14 83 1,166 14 72T 8 8 61 7.6 24T 1 2 0
2005 CAR 16 16 103 1,563 15.2 80T 12 4 25 6.3 20T 1 2 1
2004 CAR 1 1 6 60 10 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CAR 16 11 88 1,110 12.6 67T 7 11 42 3.8 14 0 5 0
2002 CAR 15 13 54 872 16.1 69 3 1 -4 -4 -4 0 5 2
2001 CAR 15 1 10 154 15.4 33 0 4 43 10.8 39 0 8 3

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Biography

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Steve Smith Sr. signed with the Ravens (three-year contract) on 3/14/14...Released by Carolina on 3/13/14...Signed to a contract extension by Carolina on 4/10/12...Placed on Injured Reserve (arm) by Carolina on 1/1/10...Signed to a contract extension by Carolina on 5/8/07...Placed on Injured Reserve (leg) on 10/27/04...Signed by Panthers to a contract extension on 3/1/04...Was originally selected by Carolina in the third round (74th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.

HONORS

Five-time Pro Bowler (2001, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2011)
Two-time first-team All-Pro (2001, 2005)
Second-team All-Pro (2008)
Ed Block Courage Award (2005)
Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year (2005)
NFL Alumni Wide Receiver of the Year (2005)
PFWA NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2005)
NFC Offensive Player of the Month (Oct., 2005)
NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 14, 2002)

CAREER

  • Is one of just 12 players in league history to record 900 catches, 13,000 receiving yards and 70 receiving TDs
  • Entering 2015, his 915 receptions rank 18th in NFL history, while his 13,262 receiving yards stand 14th and his 73 receiving TDs are 33rd
  • Smith Sr.’s 17,672 career combined yards (13,262 rec., 387 rush, 1,652 PR and 2,371 KOR) rank 10th in NFL history and are the most among active players
  • One of two players (Tim Brown) in NFL history to record at least 900 receptions and score a receiving TD, rushing TD, PR-TD and KOR-TD
  • Smith Sr.’s 81 TDs (73 receiving, 2 rushing, 4 PR and 2 KOR) rank fifth among active players entering 2015
  • Enters 2015 with a reception in 122-consecutive games, the seventh-longest active streak among WRs
  • Smith Sr.’s 47-career 100-yard receiving games rank seventh in NFL history and are second (Andre Johnson, 51) among active players entering 2015
  • Owns eight-career 1,000-yard receiving seasons, tying Reggie Wayne for the most among active WRs
  • Is the Carolina Panthers’ all-time leader in receptions (836), receiving yards (12,197) and receiving TDs (67)
  • Smith Sr.’s 75 total TDs (67 receiving, 6 return, 2 rush) while with the Panthers are also a Carolina record
  • Led the NFL with career highs in receptions (103), receiving yards (1,563) and receiving TDs (12) in 2005
  • Recorded 4 receptions for 1 TD and 89 yards, becoming just the 16th player ever to gain 13,000 receiving yards, in the 34-27 victory at NO (11/24/14)
  • Posted 5 receptions for 110 yards and 1 TD (a 56-yarder) for a Ravens’ offense that gained 475 yards and racked up 6 TDs in the 48-17 victory at TB (10/12/14)...Smith became the fourth player in NFL history (James Lofton - 1991, Jerry Rice - 1998, Joey Galloway - 2007) with 3 TD catches of 50-plus yards in a season at age 35 or older
  • Smith Sr.’s 11 total playoff TDs (9 rec., 1 rush and 1 PR) are the most among active players

2014: (with Baltimore – 16/16, 2/2)Led the Ravens with 79 receptions for 1,065 yards and 6 TDs, tying a career long with an 80-yard TD reception for an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)...Smith also passed WR Andre Reed (13,198 yards) for 14th on the NFL’s all-time receiving list (13,262) and crossed the 1,000-yard plateau for the eighth time in his career (1,065 yards)...Has a catch in 122-straight games

    • Started both postseason contests and tied for the team lead (Owen Daniels) with 8 receptions for 145 yards (18.1 avg.) and 1 TD for an offense that produced 727 yards and 61 points in two playoff games
    • Led the team with 8 receptions for 90 yards, passing WR Andre Reed (13,198 yards) for 14th on the NFL’s all-time receiving list (13,262), and crossed the 1,000-yard plateau for the eighth time in his career (1,065 yards) in the 20-10 victory in the season finale vs. Cle. (12/28)
    • Became the 19th player in NFL history with 900-career receptions after netting 5 receptions for 37 yards in the 20-12 victory in game 14 vs. Jax. (12/14)...Smith passed Hall of Fame WR Steve Largent (13,089) for 15th on the NFL’s all-time receiving yards chart (47th career 100-yard game tying for seventh all-time)

  • Started and led the team with 5 receptions for 110 yards (his 47th-career 100-yard game, tying for seventh all-time) and 1 TD (a 56-yarder) for an offense that gained 475 yards (306 passing and 169 rushing) and racked up 6 TDs in the 48-17 victory in game 6 at TB (10/12)...Smith became the fourth player in NFL history (James Lofton - 1991, Jerry Rice - 1998, Joey Galloway - 2007) with three TD catches of 50-plus yards in a season at age 35 or older...Also tied the Ravens’ franchise record (Mark Clayton - 2006 and Michael Jackson - 1996) with his fourth 100-yard receiving game in a season
  • Started and led the team with 7 receptions for 139 yards (46th-career 100-yard receiving game) and 2 TDs (his 70th-career receiving TD) in the 38-10 victory in game 4 vs. Car. (9/28)...Became the oldest player in NFL history to record 400 yards (finished September with 25 catches for 429 yards) in season’s first four games
  • Started and led the Ravens with 5 receptions for a game-high 101 yards, including a 32-yarder on second-and-5 with 1:28 remaining to set up a 32-yard game-winning FG, in the 23-21 victory in game 3 at Cle. (9/21)...Game marked Smith Sr.’s 45th-career 100-yard output
  • Started his first game as a Raven and caught 7 passes for a team-leading 118 yards, including a career-long-tying 80-yard TD, in the season opener vs. Cin. (9/7)


2013: (with Carolina – 15/15, 1/1) Finished second on the team with 64 catches for 745 yards and 4 TDs...Became the 29th player in NFL history to produce 800 career receptions and the 22nd to compile 12,000 career receiving yards...Extended his Carolina team-record consecutive games with a catch streak to 106...Missed the final game of the regular season due to an ankle injury suffered in Week 15

  • Reached 12,000 career receiving yards as part of a 5- reception, 69-yard day in game 11 at Mia. (11/24)
  • Notched his 800th-career reception on a 19-yard TD, part of a 5-reception (69 yards) day in game 6 vs. STL (10/20)
  • Started and posted 4 catches for 74 yards and 1 TD in the NFC Divisional Playoff vs. SF (1/12/14)...Smith’s 31-yard TD reception in the second quarter represented the 75th TD catch of his career in the regular or postseason, making him the 16th player in NFL history with at least 10 postseason TDs


2012: (with Carolina – 16/16) Led the Panthers with 73 receptions and 1,174 yards and became the 27th player in NFL history to amass 11,000 career receiving yards...Attained 1,000 yards receiving for the seventh time in his career and the second-consecutive season...Compiled at least 100 yards receiving in five games

  • Recorded a season-high-tying 7 receptions for 109 yards in game 13 vs. Atl. (12/9)
  • Pulled in 5 receptions for a season-high 120 yards and 1 TD in game 12 at KC (12/2)
  • Netted 3 receptions for 104 yards (34.7 avg.) in game 2 vs. NO (9/16)
  • Recorded 7 receptions for 106 yards in the season opener at TB (9/9)


2011: (with Carolina – 16/16)
Earned his fifth Pro Bowl nod after becoming the Panthers’ all-time leader in catches and receiving yards and the 35th player in NFL history to accumulate 10,000 career receiving yards...Led the Panthers with 79 receptions for 1,394 yards and 7 TDs...Season average of 17.6 yards per catch ranks as the second-highest in Panthers team history, behind his record of 18.2 average in 2008...Reached 1,000-yard receiving plateau for the sixth time in his career, while generating six 100-yard receiving games

    • Netted a team-high 6 catches for 86 yards with a 12-yard TD to become the Panthers’ all-time leader with 699 receptions (Muhsin Muhammad - 696 from 1996-2004 and 2008-09) in the season finale at NO (1/1/12)
    • Produced 125 yards on a team-high 6 catches to become the 35th player in NFL history to total 10,000 receiving yards, finishing the game with 10,101 in game 13 vs. Atl. (12/11)
    • Posted a season-high-tying 8 receptions for a season-high 181 yards, including a long of 53, in game 4 at Chi. (10/2)...With his performance against the Bears, Smith became the Panthers’ all-time leading receiver with 9,414 yards (passing the 9,255 yards by Muhsin Muhammad)
    • Recorded a season-high 8 receptions for 178 yards and 2 TDs in the season opener at Ari. (9/11)
    • Started at WR and led the NFC with 118 receiving yards (including a 55-yard TD reception from former teammate Cam Newton) on 5 catches in the Pro Bowl (1/29/12)

2010: (with Carolina – 14/14) Led the Panthers in receptions and receiving yards for the sixth-consecutive season with 46 catches for 554 yards and 2 TDs...Marked his seventh season overall as team leader in receptions and eighth as team leader in receiving yards...Also returned 6 punts for 47 yards

  • Pulled in 3 receptions for 66 yards, including a 37-yard TD, which tied the team record for the most consecutive games with a touchdown reception (5) in game 2 vs. TB (9/19)
  • Posted 5 receptions for 75 yards, including a 19-yard TD catch to become the Panthers’ all-time leader with 51 receiving scores (breaking a tie with Muhsin Muhammad - 50 receiving TDs) in the season opener at NYG (9/12)

2009: (with Carolina – 15/15) Led the Panthers in receptions (65), receiving yards (982) and receiving TDs (7) despite missing the last game of the season after being placed on Injured Reserve (1/3/10)...Marked his sixth season as team leader in catches and seventh as team leader in receiving yards...Produced two 100-yard receiving games

  • Tallied season highs with 9 catches for 157 yards (32nd-career 100-yard receiving game), including a 42-yard TD, in game 14 vs. Min. (12/20)
  • Netted 4 receptions for 34 yards and 2 TDs, moving him into second place in team history with 46-career receiving TDs, breaking a tie with TE Wesley Walls in game 9 vs. Atl. (11/15)
  • Recorded his 31st-career 100-yard game, posting 131 yards on 8 receptions in game 2 at Atlanta (9/20)

2008: (with Carolina – 14/14, 1/1) Earned his fourth Pro Bowl nod (third as a WR) after leading the team with 78 receptions for 1,421 receiving yards (third in the NFL) and 6 TDs...Compiled eight 100-yard receiving efforts...Marked his sixth season as the team leader in receiving yards and fifth as the team leader in catches...Recorded 1,000 yards receiving for the fourth-consecutive season...Set a Carolina team record with an 18.2 yards-per-catch average, bettering the previous mark of 17.2 by Patrick Jeffers in 1999

    • Posted a season-high-tying 9 receptions for 165 yards, including a 15-yard TD catch, in game 14 vs. Den. (12/14)
    • Netted 5 receptions for 117 yards and 2 TDs (18 and a season-long 65-yarder) in game 8 vs. Ari. (10/26)
    • Pulled in 6 receptions for 96 yards, including a 56-yard TD catch, in game 4 vs. Atl. (9/28)

2007: (with Carolina – 15/15) Led Carolina with 87 catches, 1,002 receiving yards and 7 TDs...Ranked seventh in the NFC and 15th in the NFL in receptions despite playing with four different starting QBs

  • Posted a season-high 10 receptions for 136 yards, including a 65-yard TD, in game 6 at Ari. (10/14)
  • Recorded 8 receptions for a season-high 153 yards and a career-high and franchise-record-tying 3 TDs in game 2 vs. Hou. (9/16)...Scored on catches of 7, 12 and 74 yards, which marked the then-second-longest of his career
  • Recorded 7 receptions for 118 yards, including a 68-yard TD catch, in the season opener at STL (9/9)

2006: (with Carolina – 14/14) Earned his third Pro Bowl nod (second as a WR), leading Carolina with 83 catches for 1,166 receiving yards and 9 total TDs (8 receiving and 1 rushing), including four 100-yard receiving games...Tied for seventh in the NFC in receptions, ranked sixth in receiving yards and tied for fifth in TD catches

  • Netted 7 receptions for 85 yards and a season-high 2 TDs in the season finale at NO (12/31)
  • Posted 8 receptions for a season-high 189 yards, including a 72-yard TD catch, in game 6 at Bal. (10/15)


2005: (with Carolina – 16/16, 3/3) Earned his second Pro Bowl (first as a WR) and was named the Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year after he led the NFL and established franchise records with 103 catches for 1,563 yards and 12 TDs (second-highest total in Carolina franchise history)...Also served as team’s primary punt returner and averaged 10.6 yards on 27 returns with a long of 44...Registered a franchise record with nine 100-yard receiving games...Returned in 2005 after missing every game but the season opener in 2004 after suffering a broken left fibula versus Green Bay

  • Garnered 9 receptions for 131 yards, including a 42-yard TD, in the season finale at Atl. (1/1/06)
  • Recorded a career-high and franchise-record 14 receptions for 169 yards in game 10 at Chi. (11/20)
  • Totaled 11 receptions for a regular season career-high 201 yards and 1 TD in game 7 vs. Min. (10/30)
  • Posted 11 receptions for 170 yards and a career-high and franchise-record-tying 3 TDs in game 3 at Mia. (9/25)
  • Started all three postseason contests and established a then-NFL postseason record 27 receptions for 335 yards and 3 TDs (including a 12-catch for 218-yard and 2-TD performance in the Divisional Game), 4 rushing attempts for 38 yards and 1 TD and 3 PRs for 58 yards, including a 59-yard TD

2004: (with Carolina – 1/1) Started in the season opener and was inactive for the next five contests before being placed on Injured Reserve (broken leg) on 10/27
Notched 6 catches for 60 yards before suffering a broken left fibula while being tackled after a reception in the season opener vs. GB (9/13)

2003: (with Carolina – 16/11, 4/4) Led Panthers with 88 receptions (second-highest total of his career) for 1,110 yards and 7 TDs...Also recorded 44 PRs for 439 yards and 11 KORs for 309 yards in addition to rushing for 42 yards...His 1,900 combined net yards marked his third-consecutive season with at least 1,900 combined net yards and ranked as the third-highest total in team history...Became the fifth player in team history to post a 1,000-yard receiving season...All three of Smith’s 100-yard receiving games recorded during season occurred consecutively, equaling the second-longest streak in team history (Muhsin Muhammad, 1999)

  • Posted season highs in receptions (10), receiving yards (151) and long reception (67t) in game 6 vs. Ten. (10/19)
  • Pulled in 6 receptions for 103 yards, including a 52-yard TD, in game 5 at Ind. (10/12)
  • Started all four postseason contests, totaling 18 catches for 404 yards and 3 TDs, with a long reception of 70 yards...Gained 41 yards on 2 KORs, 15 yards on 4 PRs and 7 yards on 1 rushing attempt...Led the NFL in postseason receptions, receiving yards and yards from scrimmage...Also led the league in third-down receiving with 7 receptions for 244 yards...His 404 receiving yards were the most recorded by a player during the postseason since 1988 when San Francisco’s Jerry Rice totaled 409 yards
  • Registered 4 receptions for 80 yards and 1 TD (a 39-yarder that was the Panthers’ first score) and had 1 KOR for 30 yards in Super Bowl XXXVIII vs. New England (2/1/04)

2002: (with Carolina – 15/13) Led the Panthers with 872 receiving yards, ranked second with 54 catches and tied for second with 3 TD catches...Served as the primary returner on special teams, registering 55 PRs for 470 yards (8.5 avg.) and 2 TDs, including a career-long 87-yarder...Recorded 26 KORs for 571 yards (22.0 avg.), with a long of 51 yards...Smith’s 16.1-yard per catch average ranked second in the NFC and sixth in the NFL among players with 50-or-more receptions

  • Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after generating a team-record 313 combined net yards, including 3 PRs for 153 yards and 2 TDs, 1 KOR for 16 yards and 5 receptions for 144 yards and 1 TD in game 13 vs. Cin. (12/8)...Became the only NFL player in 2002 to record 2 PRs for a TD and second player in NFL history to record 2 PRs for a TD and a TD reception in the same game
  • Totaled 5 receptions for 116 yards, 5 PRs for 31 yards and 2 KORs for 39 yards in game 4 at GB (9/29)

2001: (with Carolina – 15/1) Earned his first Pro Bowl nod as a returner (was the only rookie elected to the Pro Bowl) after posting 56 KORs for 1,431 yards (25.6 avg.) and 2 TDs...Also recorded 34 PRs for 364 yards (10.7 avg.) and 1 TD...Contributed 10 receptions for 154 yards and 4 carries for 43 yards...Was the only player in the NFL to return both a punt and kickoff for a TD as well as the lone player to produce 3 combined kick returns for a TD...That figure tied for the second highest in NFL history and one shy of the NFL record

  • Recorded 7 KORs for 252 yards (36.0 avg.), including a careeer-long 99-yard TD return, in game 10 at STL (11/11)...Also had 1 PR for 15 yards and a rush for 2 yards
  • Totaled 217 yards, including 5 PRs for 102 yards (20.4 avg.) and 1 TD, 4 KORs for 104 yards (26.0 avg.) and 1 reception for 11 yards, in game 5 vs. NO (10/14)
  • Posted 3 KORs for 134 yards (44.7 avg.), including a 93-yard TD return, 3 PRs for 25 yards and 1 reception for 16 yards in his first NFL game in the game 1 at Min. (9/9)

COLLEGE: Two-time All-Mountain West Conference selection at Utah after finishing his Utes career with 78 catches for 1,603 yards and 12 TDs...Averaged 11.9 yards on 72 PRs for 860 yards and 4 TDs and 22.0 yards on 23 KORs for 505 yards...Left as the school’s all-time leader with a 20.6-yard per catch average, tied for first with 4 PR-TDs and ranked second with 860 PR yards...All-Mountain West Conference first-team selection at WR after pulling in 35 receptions for 743 yards (21.2 avg.) and 4 TDs, including 3 scoring catches of more than 60 yards as a senior in 2000...Also netted 43 PRs for 365 yards (8.5 avg.) and 1 TD, adding 17 KORs for 366 yards...Ranked second in the conference with an average of 147.5 all-purpose yards per contest....Earned first-team All-Mountain West Conference honors as a returner and a second-team choice at WR as a junior in 1999 in his first season at Utah...Led the conference with an average of 140.5 all-purpose yards per game...Recorded a team-high 43 catches for 860 yards and 8 TDs...Ranked fifth in the nation with a school-record 17.1 yard PR average on 29 returns for a school-record 495 yards and 3 TDs...Also posted 6 KORs for 169 yards (28.2 avg.)...Second-team All-Western State Conference South selection at Santa Monica Junior College as a sophomore in 1998...Registered 54 receptions for 847 yards and 13 TDs...Averaged a conference-best 32.8 yards on 8 KORs for 262 yards and 1 TD...Earned All-Conference honorable mention recognition after posting 29 catches for 259 yards and 2 TDs as a freshman in 1997.

HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL: Prepped at University (Los Angeles, CA) HS and was a letterman in football and track ...Was an All-Metro League selection as well as an All-California Interscholastic Federation selection as a WR and DB in football...Was also named as an All-City selection as a high-hurdler and also excelled in the triple jump and 300-meter hurdles...Steve and his wife, Angie, have three sons, Peyton (17), Boston (10) and Steve Jr. (1) and one daughter, Baylee (14).
community: Was active in the Charlotte community during his 13 years as a Carolina Panther, establishing the Steve Smith Family Foundation, which is focused on the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the community, one person at a time...Foundation supports many human interests, including victims of domestic violence, child health and wellness and underserved and impoverished children in the developing world...Smith held a football camp at Fort Belvoir (VA) military base in 2014 and one in Vogelweh Air Base, in Kaiserslautern, Germany in 2015, through ProCamps, for the children of active-duty and retired members of the U.S. military...Also held his annual football ProCamp in Charlotte in June 2014 and was joined by former Panthers’ teammate Luke Kuechly, who helped instruct the campers in the two-day event for children in grades 1-8...Smith also hosts the annual Lace Up Son 5K at the Siskey YMCA in Matthews, NC, with proceeds benefiting the Siskey YMCA’s Annual Campaign, which supports families in the Charlotte area with Y programs that inspire potential, improve quality of life and ensure access for all...Supported the Ravens’ and NFL’s PLAY 60 initiative, the movement for a more active generation, by participating in a kickoff assembly at Collington Square Elementary School (Baltimore City)...Joined youth from Liberty Elementary School (Baltimore City) to participate in conjunction with the United Way for the team’s annual Hometown Huddle event at M&T Bank Stadium...Led children through drills at the Ravens’ second-annual military youth football clinic at Ft. Meade...Participated in a number of Baltimore-area holiday events, including serving Thanksgiving meals to people in need at the Helping Up Mission men’s shelter and Night of Peace family shelter, donating 250 pairs of shoes to children in Baltimore City’s Curtis Bay neighborhood, as well as providing a hot meal for their families...Also participated in the annual Ravens’ cold weather distribution, handing out coats and other cold weather gear to those in need, at the Helping Up Mission...Was the player host for the Ravens’ 10th Annual Holiday Helpers Event, where players and cheerleaders act as celebrity shoppers to underprivileged youth...Smith Sr. also supported a number of his teammates’ events throughout the 2014 season, including Lardarius Webb’s annual Charity Softball Game, the Jacoby Jones charity bowling night, the Haloti Ngata Family Foundation’s annual luau and served as a guest server at Torrey Smith’s Celebrity Server Night.

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Steve Smith Sr. signed with the Ravens (three-year contract) on 3/14/14...Released by Carolina on 3/13/14...Signed to a contract extension by Carolina on 4/10/12...Placed on Injured Reserve (arm) by Carolina on 1/1/10...Signed to a contract extension by Carolina on 5/8/07...Placed on Injured Reserve (leg) on 10/27/04...Signed by Panthers to a contract extension on 3/1/04...Was originally selected by Carolina in the third round (74th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.

HONORS

Five-time Pro Bowler (2001, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2011)
Two-time first-team All-Pro (2001, 2005)
Second-team All-Pro (2008)
Ed Block Courage Award (2005)
Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year (2005)
NFL Alumni Wide Receiver of the Year (2005)
PFWA NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2005)
NFC Offensive Player of the Month (Oct., 2005)
NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 14, 2002)

CAREER

  • Is one of just 12 players in league history to record 900 catches, 13,000 receiving yards and 70 receiving TDs
  • Entering 2015, his 915 receptions rank 18th in NFL history, while his 13,262 receiving yards stand 14th and his 73 receiving TDs are 33rd
  • Smith Sr.’s 17,672 career combined yards (13,262 rec., 387 rush, 1,652 PR and 2,371 KOR) rank 10th in NFL history and are the most among active players
  • One of two players (Tim Brown) in NFL history to record at least 900 receptions and score a receiving TD, rushing TD, PR-TD and KOR-TD
  • Smith Sr.’s 81 TDs (73 receiving, 2 rushing, 4 PR and 2 KOR) rank fifth among active players entering 2015
  • Enters 2015 with a reception in 122-consecutive games, the seventh-longest active streak among WRs
  • Smith Sr.’s 47-career 100-yard receiving games rank seventh in NFL history and are second (Andre Johnson, 51) among active players entering 2015
  • Owns eight-career 1,000-yard receiving seasons, tying Reggie Wayne for the most among active WRs
  • Is the Carolina Panthers’ all-time leader in receptions (836), receiving yards (12,197) and receiving TDs (67)
  • Smith Sr.’s 75 total TDs (67 receiving, 6 return, 2 rush) while with the Panthers are also a Carolina record
  • Led the NFL with career highs in receptions (103), receiving yards (1,563) and receiving TDs (12) in 2005
  • Recorded 4 receptions for 1 TD and 89 yards, becoming just the 16th player ever to gain 13,000 receiving yards, in the 34-27 victory at NO (11/24/14)
  • Posted 5 receptions for 110 yards and 1 TD (a 56-yarder) for a Ravens’ offense that gained 475 yards and racked up 6 TDs in the 48-17 victory at TB (10/12/14)...Smith became the fourth player in NFL history (James Lofton - 1991, Jerry Rice - 1998, Joey Galloway - 2007) with 3 TD catches of 50-plus yards in a season at age 35 or older
  • Smith Sr.’s 11 total playoff TDs (9 rec., 1 rush and 1 PR) are the most among active players

2014: (with Baltimore – 16/16, 2/2)Led the Ravens with 79 receptions for 1,065 yards and 6 TDs, tying a career long with an 80-yard TD reception for an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)...Smith also passed WR Andre Reed (13,198 yards) for 14th on the NFL’s all-time receiving list (13,262) and crossed the 1,000-yard plateau for the eighth time in his career (1,065 yards)...Has a catch in 122-straight games

    • Started both postseason contests and tied for the team lead (Owen Daniels) with 8 receptions for 145 yards (18.1 avg.) and 1 TD for an offense that produced 727 yards and 61 points in two playoff games
    • Led the team with 8 receptions for 90 yards, passing WR Andre Reed (13,198 yards) for 14th on the NFL’s all-time receiving list (13,262), and crossed the 1,000-yard plateau for the eighth time in his career (1,065 yards) in the 20-10 victory in the season finale vs. Cle. (12/28)
    • Became the 19th player in NFL history with 900-career receptions after netting 5 receptions for 37 yards in the 20-12 victory in game 14 vs. Jax. (12/14)...Smith passed Hall of Fame WR Steve Largent (13,089) for 15th on the NFL’s all-time receiving yards chart (47th career 100-yard game tying for seventh all-time)

  • Started and led the team with 5 receptions for 110 yards (his 47th-career 100-yard game, tying for seventh all-time) and 1 TD (a 56-yarder) for an offense that gained 475 yards (306 passing and 169 rushing) and racked up 6 TDs in the 48-17 victory in game 6 at TB (10/12)...Smith became the fourth player in NFL history (James Lofton - 1991, Jerry Rice - 1998, Joey Galloway - 2007) with three TD catches of 50-plus yards in a season at age 35 or older...Also tied the Ravens’ franchise record (Mark Clayton - 2006 and Michael Jackson - 1996) with his fourth 100-yard receiving game in a season
  • Started and led the team with 7 receptions for 139 yards (46th-career 100-yard receiving game) and 2 TDs (his 70th-career receiving TD) in the 38-10 victory in game 4 vs. Car. (9/28)...Became the oldest player in NFL history to record 400 yards (finished September with 25 catches for 429 yards) in season’s first four games
  • Started and led the Ravens with 5 receptions for a game-high 101 yards, including a 32-yarder on second-and-5 with 1:28 remaining to set up a 32-yard game-winning FG, in the 23-21 victory in game 3 at Cle. (9/21)...Game marked Smith Sr.’s 45th-career 100-yard output
  • Started his first game as a Raven and caught 7 passes for a team-leading 118 yards, including a career-long-tying 80-yard TD, in the season opener vs. Cin. (9/7)


2013: (with Carolina – 15/15, 1/1) Finished second on the team with 64 catches for 745 yards and 4 TDs...Became the 29th player in NFL history to produce 800 career receptions and the 22nd to compile 12,000 career receiving yards...Extended his Carolina team-record consecutive games with a catch streak to 106...Missed the final game of the regular season due to an ankle injury suffered in Week 15

  • Reached 12,000 career receiving yards as part of a 5- reception, 69-yard day in game 11 at Mia. (11/24)
  • Notched his 800th-career reception on a 19-yard TD, part of a 5-reception (69 yards) day in game 6 vs. STL (10/20)
  • Started and posted 4 catches for 74 yards and 1 TD in the NFC Divisional Playoff vs. SF (1/12/14)...Smith’s 31-yard TD reception in the second quarter represented the 75th TD catch of his career in the regular or postseason, making him the 16th player in NFL history with at least 10 postseason TDs


2012: (with Carolina – 16/16) Led the Panthers with 73 receptions and 1,174 yards and became the 27th player in NFL history to amass 11,000 career receiving yards...Attained 1,000 yards receiving for the seventh time in his career and the second-consecutive season...Compiled at least 100 yards receiving in five games

  • Recorded a season-high-tying 7 receptions for 109 yards in game 13 vs. Atl. (12/9)
  • Pulled in 5 receptions for a season-high 120 yards and 1 TD in game 12 at KC (12/2)
  • Netted 3 receptions for 104 yards (34.7 avg.) in game 2 vs. NO (9/16)
  • Recorded 7 receptions for 106 yards in the season opener at TB (9/9)


2011: (with Carolina – 16/16)
Earned his fifth Pro Bowl nod after becoming the Panthers’ all-time leader in catches and receiving yards and the 35th player in NFL history to accumulate 10,000 career receiving yards...Led the Panthers with 79 receptions for 1,394 yards and 7 TDs...Season average of 17.6 yards per catch ranks as the second-highest in Panthers team history, behind his record of 18.2 average in 2008...Reached 1,000-yard receiving plateau for the sixth time in his career, while generating six 100-yard receiving games

    • Netted a team-high 6 catches for 86 yards with a 12-yard TD to become the Panthers’ all-time leader with 699 receptions (Muhsin Muhammad - 696 from 1996-2004 and 2008-09) in the season finale at NO (1/1/12)
    • Produced 125 yards on a team-high 6 catches to become the 35th player in NFL history to total 10,000 receiving yards, finishing the game with 10,101 in game 13 vs. Atl. (12/11)
    • Posted a season-high-tying 8 receptions for a season-high 181 yards, including a long of 53, in game 4 at Chi. (10/2)...With his performance against the Bears, Smith became the Panthers’ all-time leading receiver with 9,414 yards (passing the 9,255 yards by Muhsin Muhammad)
    • Recorded a season-high 8 receptions for 178 yards and 2 TDs in the season opener at Ari. (9/11)
    • Started at WR and led the NFC with 118 receiving yards (including a 55-yard TD reception from former teammate Cam Newton) on 5 catches in the Pro Bowl (1/29/12)

2010: (with Carolina – 14/14) Led the Panthers in receptions and receiving yards for the sixth-consecutive season with 46 catches for 554 yards and 2 TDs...Marked his seventh season overall as team leader in receptions and eighth as team leader in receiving yards...Also returned 6 punts for 47 yards

  • Pulled in 3 receptions for 66 yards, including a 37-yard TD, which tied the team record for the most consecutive games with a touchdown reception (5) in game 2 vs. TB (9/19)
  • Posted 5 receptions for 75 yards, including a 19-yard TD catch to become the Panthers’ all-time leader with 51 receiving scores (breaking a tie with Muhsin Muhammad - 50 receiving TDs) in the season opener at NYG (9/12)

2009: (with Carolina – 15/15) Led the Panthers in receptions (65), receiving yards (982) and receiving TDs (7) despite missing the last game of the season after being placed on Injured Reserve (1/3/10)...Marked his sixth season as team leader in catches and seventh as team leader in receiving yards...Produced two 100-yard receiving games

  • Tallied season highs with 9 catches for 157 yards (32nd-career 100-yard receiving game), including a 42-yard TD, in game 14 vs. Min. (12/20)
  • Netted 4 receptions for 34 yards and 2 TDs, moving him into second place in team history with 46-career receiving TDs, breaking a tie with TE Wesley Walls in game 9 vs. Atl. (11/15)
  • Recorded his 31st-career 100-yard game, posting 131 yards on 8 receptions in game 2 at Atlanta (9/20)

2008: (with Carolina – 14/14, 1/1) Earned his fourth Pro Bowl nod (third as a WR) after leading the team with 78 receptions for 1,421 receiving yards (third in the NFL) and 6 TDs...Compiled eight 100-yard receiving efforts...Marked his sixth season as the team leader in receiving yards and fifth as the team leader in catches...Recorded 1,000 yards receiving for the fourth-consecutive season...Set a Carolina team record with an 18.2 yards-per-catch average, bettering the previous mark of 17.2 by Patrick Jeffers in 1999

    • Posted a season-high-tying 9 receptions for 165 yards, including a 15-yard TD catch, in game 14 vs. Den. (12/14)
    • Netted 5 receptions for 117 yards and 2 TDs (18 and a season-long 65-yarder) in game 8 vs. Ari. (10/26)
    • Pulled in 6 receptions for 96 yards, including a 56-yard TD catch, in game 4 vs. Atl. (9/28)

2007: (with Carolina – 15/15) Led Carolina with 87 catches, 1,002 receiving yards and 7 TDs...Ranked seventh in the NFC and 15th in the NFL in receptions despite playing with four different starting QBs

  • Posted a season-high 10 receptions for 136 yards, including a 65-yard TD, in game 6 at Ari. (10/14)
  • Recorded 8 receptions for a season-high 153 yards and a career-high and franchise-record-tying 3 TDs in game 2 vs. Hou. (9/16)...Scored on catches of 7, 12 and 74 yards, which marked the then-second-longest of his career
  • Recorded 7 receptions for 118 yards, including a 68-yard TD catch, in the season opener at STL (9/9)

2006: (with Carolina – 14/14) Earned his third Pro Bowl nod (second as a WR), leading Carolina with 83 catches for 1,166 receiving yards and 9 total TDs (8 receiving and 1 rushing), including four 100-yard receiving games...Tied for seventh in the NFC in receptions, ranked sixth in receiving yards and tied for fifth in TD catches

  • Netted 7 receptions for 85 yards and a season-high 2 TDs in the season finale at NO (12/31)
  • Posted 8 receptions for a season-high 189 yards, including a 72-yard TD catch, in game 6 at Bal. (10/15)


2005: (with Carolina – 16/16, 3/3) Earned his second Pro Bowl (first as a WR) and was named the Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year after he led the NFL and established franchise records with 103 catches for 1,563 yards and 12 TDs (second-highest total in Carolina franchise history)...Also served as team’s primary punt returner and averaged 10.6 yards on 27 returns with a long of 44...Registered a franchise record with nine 100-yard receiving games...Returned in 2005 after missing every game but the season opener in 2004 after suffering a broken left fibula versus Green Bay

  • Garnered 9 receptions for 131 yards, including a 42-yard TD, in the season finale at Atl. (1/1/06)
  • Recorded a career-high and franchise-record 14 receptions for 169 yards in game 10 at Chi. (11/20)
  • Totaled 11 receptions for a regular season career-high 201 yards and 1 TD in game 7 vs. Min. (10/30)
  • Posted 11 receptions for 170 yards and a career-high and franchise-record-tying 3 TDs in game 3 at Mia. (9/25)
  • Started all three postseason contests and established a then-NFL postseason record 27 receptions for 335 yards and 3 TDs (including a 12-catch for 218-yard and 2-TD performance in the Divisional Game), 4 rushing attempts for 38 yards and 1 TD and 3 PRs for 58 yards, including a 59-yard TD

2004: (with Carolina – 1/1) Started in the season opener and was inactive for the next five contests before being placed on Injured Reserve (broken leg) on 10/27
Notched 6 catches for 60 yards before suffering a broken left fibula while being tackled after a reception in the season opener vs. GB (9/13)

2003: (with Carolina – 16/11, 4/4) Led Panthers with 88 receptions (second-highest total of his career) for 1,110 yards and 7 TDs...Also recorded 44 PRs for 439 yards and 11 KORs for 309 yards in addition to rushing for 42 yards...His 1,900 combined net yards marked his third-consecutive season with at least 1,900 combined net yards and ranked as the third-highest total in team history...Became the fifth player in team history to post a 1,000-yard receiving season...All three of Smith’s 100-yard receiving games recorded during season occurred consecutively, equaling the second-longest streak in team history (Muhsin Muhammad, 1999)

  • Posted season highs in receptions (10), receiving yards (151) and long reception (67t) in game 6 vs. Ten. (10/19)
  • Pulled in 6 receptions for 103 yards, including a 52-yard TD, in game 5 at Ind. (10/12)
  • Started all four postseason contests, totaling 18 catches for 404 yards and 3 TDs, with a long reception of 70 yards...Gained 41 yards on 2 KORs, 15 yards on 4 PRs and 7 yards on 1 rushing attempt...Led the NFL in postseason receptions, receiving yards and yards from scrimmage...Also led the league in third-down receiving with 7 receptions for 244 yards...His 404 receiving yards were the most recorded by a player during the postseason since 1988 when San Francisco’s Jerry Rice totaled 409 yards
  • Registered 4 receptions for 80 yards and 1 TD (a 39-yarder that was the Panthers’ first score) and had 1 KOR for 30 yards in Super Bowl XXXVIII vs. New England (2/1/04)

2002: (with Carolina – 15/13) Led the Panthers with 872 receiving yards, ranked second with 54 catches and tied for second with 3 TD catches...Served as the primary returner on special teams, registering 55 PRs for 470 yards (8.5 avg.) and 2 TDs, including a career-long 87-yarder...Recorded 26 KORs for 571 yards (22.0 avg.), with a long of 51 yards...Smith’s 16.1-yard per catch average ranked second in the NFC and sixth in the NFL among players with 50-or-more receptions

  • Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after generating a team-record 313 combined net yards, including 3 PRs for 153 yards and 2 TDs, 1 KOR for 16 yards and 5 receptions for 144 yards and 1 TD in game 13 vs. Cin. (12/8)...Became the only NFL player in 2002 to record 2 PRs for a TD and second player in NFL history to record 2 PRs for a TD and a TD reception in the same game
  • Totaled 5 receptions for 116 yards, 5 PRs for 31 yards and 2 KORs for 39 yards in game 4 at GB (9/29)

2001: (with Carolina – 15/1) Earned his first Pro Bowl nod as a returner (was the only rookie elected to the Pro Bowl) after posting 56 KORs for 1,431 yards (25.6 avg.) and 2 TDs...Also recorded 34 PRs for 364 yards (10.7 avg.) and 1 TD...Contributed 10 receptions for 154 yards and 4 carries for 43 yards...Was the only player in the NFL to return both a punt and kickoff for a TD as well as the lone player to produce 3 combined kick returns for a TD...That figure tied for the second highest in NFL history and one shy of the NFL record

  • Recorded 7 KORs for 252 yards (36.0 avg.), including a careeer-long 99-yard TD return, in game 10 at STL (11/11)...Also had 1 PR for 15 yards and a rush for 2 yards
  • Totaled 217 yards, including 5 PRs for 102 yards (20.4 avg.) and 1 TD, 4 KORs for 104 yards (26.0 avg.) and 1 reception for 11 yards, in game 5 vs. NO (10/14)
  • Posted 3 KORs for 134 yards (44.7 avg.), including a 93-yard TD return, 3 PRs for 25 yards and 1 reception for 16 yards in his first NFL game in the game 1 at Min. (9/9)

COLLEGE: Two-time All-Mountain West Conference selection at Utah after finishing his Utes career with 78 catches for 1,603 yards and 12 TDs...Averaged 11.9 yards on 72 PRs for 860 yards and 4 TDs and 22.0 yards on 23 KORs for 505 yards...Left as the school’s all-time leader with a 20.6-yard per catch average, tied for first with 4 PR-TDs and ranked second with 860 PR yards...All-Mountain West Conference first-team selection at WR after pulling in 35 receptions for 743 yards (21.2 avg.) and 4 TDs, including 3 scoring catches of more than 60 yards as a senior in 2000...Also netted 43 PRs for 365 yards (8.5 avg.) and 1 TD, adding 17 KORs for 366 yards...Ranked second in the conference with an average of 147.5 all-purpose yards per contest....Earned first-team All-Mountain West Conference honors as a returner and a second-team choice at WR as a junior in 1999 in his first season at Utah...Led the conference with an average of 140.5 all-purpose yards per game...Recorded a team-high 43 catches for 860 yards and 8 TDs...Ranked fifth in the nation with a school-record 17.1 yard PR average on 29 returns for a school-record 495 yards and 3 TDs...Also posted 6 KORs for 169 yards (28.2 avg.)...Second-team All-Western State Conference South selection at Santa Monica Junior College as a sophomore in 1998...Registered 54 receptions for 847 yards and 13 TDs...Averaged a conference-best 32.8 yards on 8 KORs for 262 yards and 1 TD...Earned All-Conference honorable mention recognition after posting 29 catches for 259 yards and 2 TDs as a freshman in 1997.

HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL: Prepped at University (Los Angeles, CA) HS and was a letterman in football and track ...Was an All-Metro League selection as well as an All-California Interscholastic Federation selection as a WR and DB in football...Was also named as an All-City selection as a high-hurdler and also excelled in the triple jump and 300-meter hurdles...Steve and his wife, Angie, have three sons, Peyton (17), Boston (10) and Steve Jr. (1) and one daughter, Baylee (14).
community: Was active in the Charlotte community during his 13 years as a Carolina Panther, establishing the Steve Smith Family Foundation, which is focused on the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the community, one person at a time...Foundation supports many human interests, including victims of domestic violence, child health and wellness and underserved and impoverished children in the developing world...Smith held a football camp at Fort Belvoir (VA) military base in 2014 and one in Vogelweh Air Base, in Kaiserslautern, Germany in 2015, through ProCamps, for the children of active-duty and retired members of the U.S. military...Also held his annual football ProCamp in Charlotte in June 2014 and was joined by former Panthers’ teammate Luke Kuechly, who helped instruct the campers in the two-day event for children in grades 1-8...Smith also hosts the annual Lace Up Son 5K at the Siskey YMCA in Matthews, NC, with proceeds benefiting the Siskey YMCA’s Annual Campaign, which supports families in the Charlotte area with Y programs that inspire potential, improve quality of life and ensure access for all...Supported the Ravens’ and NFL’s PLAY 60 initiative, the movement for a more active generation, by participating in a kickoff assembly at Collington Square Elementary School (Baltimore City)...Joined youth from Liberty Elementary School (Baltimore City) to participate in conjunction with the United Way for the team’s annual Hometown Huddle event at M&T Bank Stadium...Led children through drills at the Ravens’ second-annual military youth football clinic at Ft. Meade...Participated in a number of Baltimore-area holiday events, including serving Thanksgiving meals to people in need at the Helping Up Mission men’s shelter and Night of Peace family shelter, donating 250 pairs of shoes to children in Baltimore City’s Curtis Bay neighborhood, as well as providing a hot meal for their families...Also participated in the annual Ravens’ cold weather distribution, handing out coats and other cold weather gear to those in need, at the Helping Up Mission...Was the player host for the Ravens’ 10th Annual Holiday Helpers Event, where players and cheerleaders act as celebrity shoppers to underprivileged youth...Smith Sr. also supported a number of his teammates’ events throughout the 2014 season, including Lardarius Webb’s annual Charity Softball Game, the Jacoby Jones charity bowling night, the Haloti Ngata Family Foundation’s annual luau and served as a guest server at Torrey Smith’s Celebrity Server Night.

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