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Evan Smith
C #62
Height:
6-2
Weight:
308
Age:
31
College:
Idaho State
Hometown:
Salinas, CA
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2017):

G
5
GS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 102 48
2017 TB 5 1
2016 TB 12 2
2015 TB 9 5
2014 TB 15 15
2013 GB 16 16
2012 GB 16 6
2011 GB 16 3
2010 GB 0 0
2010 SEA 0 0
2009 GB 13 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
2 CHI W 29-7
3 @MIN L 17-34
4 NYG W 25-23
5 NE L 14-19
6 @ARI L 33-38

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Biography

Acquired By Bucs: 

Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 14, 2014, as an unrestricted free agent from Green Bay.

 

Originally Entered NFL: 

Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Green Bay Packers on May 1, 2009.

 

Career Highlights:

Won Super Bowl XLV as a member of the Green Bay Packers.

Has played in 95 games with 46 starts in his career, including starting 3-of-5 postseason games with Green Bay (2009-13). Was inactive for four postseason games in 2010 with Green Bay.

Only college free agent to make Green Bay’s opening day roster in 2009.

Made first career start at New York Giants (12/4/11).

Made NFL debut at St. Louis (9/27/09).

Recorded first playoff start against Minnesota (1/5/13).

Made postseason debut at Arizona (1/10/10).

 

2016 Highlights:

Did not play at Atlanta (9/11).

Made season debut at Arizona (9/18), playing four snaps on offense and two snaps on special teams.

Played 17 snaps on offense against Los Angeles (9/25), including lining up as a fullback in the team’s jumbo package.

Against Denver (10/2), saw time on offense and special teams.

Played 12 snaps on offense at Carolina (10/10), while also seeing five snaps on special teams.

At San Francisco (10/23), assisted an offensive line that helped the team total 513 total yards of offense, tied for the fourth-most in a single game in team history, including 249 rushing yards, the fourth-most in a single game in franchise history.

Lined up at fullback and helped pave the way for Jacquizz Rodgers’ fourth-quarter rushing touchdown against Oakland (10/30), giving Tampa Bay a 24-17 lead.

Saw 49 snaps at center on Thursday Night Football against Atlanta (11/3), filling in for injured starter Joe Hawley.

Started against Chicago (11/13), before leaving with a knee injury.

Inactive Weeks 11-13.

Returned to action in a win over New Orleans (12/11), seeing time on special teams.

Started at left guard at New Orleans (12/24), filling in for Kevin Pamphile, who had moved to right tackle.

Saw 15 snaps on offense in a win against Carolina (1/1/17).

 

Community:

Sponsors “Smith’s Soldiers” Front Row Fans section to provide a special gameday experience to local military and those who would otherwise not have a chance to attend Buccaneers home games. 

In September 2016, helped build Learning Gardens with support from UnitedHealthcare and team staff to be delivered and planted at Buccaneers Academies in Tampa.

In November 2015, participated in a military appreciation lunch at MacDill Air Force Base with support from USAA. 

Had his head shaved by children battling cancer for the Buccaneers 2015 Cut for a Cure to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Helped sponsor the 2014, 2015 and 2016 “Turkey Time with the O-Line,” a Thanksgiving program carried out by the offensive line which has provided thousands of meals for local families in need.

On Veterans’ Day 2014, greeted military service members at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital.

In September 2014, interacted with military members stationed overseas through a Pro vs. GI Joe event at the Buccaneers-sponsored USO Welcome Center at Tampa International Airport. 

Participated in the United Way’s NFL Hometown Huddle Project in which he helped construct a new playground at Nicolet Elementary School in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Spoke to over 700 K-8 students at Randall School in Burlington, Wisconsin on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and working hard in school.

 

College/Personal:

Started 44 games, including the final 36 of his career at Idaho State (2005-2008) at various positions across the offensive line.

Inducted into the Idaho State Ring of Honor in 2015, the 18th Bengal to be honored and the first since 2009.

Earned honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference all four years at Idaho State.

As a senior, started all 12 games at left tackle and earned team MVP honors after helping the offense average 370.8 yards per game.

Attended Salinas High School (Salinas, California).

Played both offensive line and defensive line all four years.

Earned first-team all All-Tri-County on both sides of the line and won the team MVP honors his senior season.

Helped lead basketball team to a conference championship and an appearance in state semifinals as a senior.

Lettered all four years in football and basketball.

He and his wife, Misty, have a daughter named Jocelyn.

Born Evan Blake Dietrich-Smith on July 19, 1986 in Salinas, California.

Acquired By Bucs: 

Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 14, 2014, as an unrestricted free agent from Green Bay.

 

Originally Entered NFL: 

Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Green Bay Packers on May 1, 2009.

 

Career Highlights:

Won Super Bowl XLV as a member of the Green Bay Packers.

Has played in 95 games with 46 starts in his career, including starting 3-of-5 postseason games with Green Bay (2009-13). Was inactive for four postseason games in 2010 with Green Bay.

Only college free agent to make Green Bay’s opening day roster in 2009.

Made first career start at New York Giants (12/4/11).

Made NFL debut at St. Louis (9/27/09).

Recorded first playoff start against Minnesota (1/5/13).

Made postseason debut at Arizona (1/10/10).

 

2016 Highlights:

Did not play at Atlanta (9/11).

Made season debut at Arizona (9/18), playing four snaps on offense and two snaps on special teams.

Played 17 snaps on offense against Los Angeles (9/25), including lining up as a fullback in the team’s jumbo package.

Against Denver (10/2), saw time on offense and special teams.

Played 12 snaps on offense at Carolina (10/10), while also seeing five snaps on special teams.

At San Francisco (10/23), assisted an offensive line that helped the team total 513 total yards of offense, tied for the fourth-most in a single game in team history, including 249 rushing yards, the fourth-most in a single game in franchise history.

Lined up at fullback and helped pave the way for Jacquizz Rodgers’ fourth-quarter rushing touchdown against Oakland (10/30), giving Tampa Bay a 24-17 lead.

Saw 49 snaps at center on Thursday Night Football against Atlanta (11/3), filling in for injured starter Joe Hawley.

Started against Chicago (11/13), before leaving with a knee injury.

Inactive Weeks 11-13.

Returned to action in a win over New Orleans (12/11), seeing time on special teams.

Started at left guard at New Orleans (12/24), filling in for Kevin Pamphile, who had moved to right tackle.

Saw 15 snaps on offense in a win against Carolina (1/1/17).

 

Community:

Sponsors “Smith’s Soldiers” Front Row Fans section to provide a special gameday experience to local military and those who would otherwise not have a chance to attend Buccaneers home games. 

In September 2016, helped build Learning Gardens with support from UnitedHealthcare and team staff to be delivered and planted at Buccaneers Academies in Tampa.

In November 2015, participated in a military appreciation lunch at MacDill Air Force Base with support from USAA. 

Had his head shaved by children battling cancer for the Buccaneers 2015 Cut for a Cure to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Helped sponsor the 2014, 2015 and 2016 “Turkey Time with the O-Line,” a Thanksgiving program carried out by the offensive line which has provided thousands of meals for local families in need.

On Veterans’ Day 2014, greeted military service members at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital.

In September 2014, interacted with military members stationed overseas through a Pro vs. GI Joe event at the Buccaneers-sponsored USO Welcome Center at Tampa International Airport. 

Participated in the United Way’s NFL Hometown Huddle Project in which he helped construct a new playground at Nicolet Elementary School in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Spoke to over 700 K-8 students at Randall School in Burlington, Wisconsin on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and working hard in school.

 

College/Personal:

Started 44 games, including the final 36 of his career at Idaho State (2005-2008) at various positions across the offensive line.

Inducted into the Idaho State Ring of Honor in 2015, the 18th Bengal to be honored and the first since 2009.

Earned honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference all four years at Idaho State.

As a senior, started all 12 games at left tackle and earned team MVP honors after helping the offense average 370.8 yards per game.

Attended Salinas High School (Salinas, California).

Played both offensive line and defensive line all four years.

Earned first-team all All-Tri-County on both sides of the line and won the team MVP honors his senior season.

Helped lead basketball team to a conference championship and an appearance in state semifinals as a senior.

Lettered all four years in football and basketball.

He and his wife, Misty, have a daughter named Jocelyn.

Born Evan Blake Dietrich-Smith on July 19, 1986 in Salinas, California.

 

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