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Evan Smith
C #62
Height:
6-2
Weight:
308
Age:
29
College:
Idaho State
Hometown:
Salinas, CA
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

G
2
GS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 76 40
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

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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 76 games with 40 starts in his career (2009-14), 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).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made Buccaneers debut Week 1 vs. Carolina (9/7), starting at center.
  • Started 15 games on the season; inactive vs. Cincinnati (11/30) due to illness.
  • Against St. Louis (9/14), helped pave the way for Bobby Rainey’s 144-yard rushing day.
  • At Carolina (12/14) helped pave the way for 151 rushing yards on 23 carries (6.6 avg.), Tampa Bay’s second-highest rushing total of the season and their highest yards per carry since 2012.
  • Against New Orleans (12/28), helped pave the way for 183 rushing yards by the Buccaneers, the most the team had recorded since 2013 (11/17/13 vs. Atlanta).

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.
  • 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 “Turkey Time with the O-Line,” a Thanksgiving program carried out by the offensive line which provided 750 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.
  • 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 two-year old 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 76 games with 40 starts in his career (2009-14), 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).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made Buccaneers debut Week 1 vs. Carolina (9/7), starting at center.
  • Started 15 games on the season; inactive vs. Cincinnati (11/30) due to illness.
  • Against St. Louis (9/14), helped pave the way for Bobby Rainey’s 144-yard rushing day.
  • At Carolina (12/14) helped pave the way for 151 rushing yards on 23 carries (6.6 avg.), Tampa Bay’s second-highest rushing total of the season and their highest yards per carry since 2012.
  • Against New Orleans (12/28), helped pave the way for 183 rushing yards by the Buccaneers, the most the team had recorded since 2013 (11/17/13 vs. Atlanta).

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.
  • 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 “Turkey Time with the O-Line,” a Thanksgiving program carried out by the offensive line which provided 750 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.
  • 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 two-year old daughter named Jocelyn.
  • Born Evan Blake Dietrich-Smith on July 19, 1986 in Salinas, California.
 

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