Jimmy Smith (running Back)
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Jimmy Smith Running Back
Jimmy Smith
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Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1960-09-25) September 25, 1960 (age 60)
Kankakee, Illinois
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College:Purdue, Elon
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 4 / Pick: 102
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

James Kevin Smith (born September 25, 1960) is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Raiders, the Washington Redskins, and the Minnesota Vikings. He played high school football in Kankakee, Illinois at Westview High School there before the merging of Westview and Eastridge High.

Smith played college football at Purdue for three seasons (1979-81)[1] before transferring to Elon College for the remainder of his collegiate career and was drafted in the fourth round of the 1984 NFL Draft. In 1978, Smith was named All-State player of the year in the state of Illinois. He briefly played with the Green Bay Packers.

At Purdue, Smith totaled 1,466 yards and 15 TDs on 360 carries. He was a member of Purdue's 1979 Bluebonnet Bowl and 1980 Liberty Bowl championship teams.[2]


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