|Born:||March 20, 1957|
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||201 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:|| St. Augustine |
(San Diego, California)
|NFL Draft:||1980 / Round: 3 / Pick: 79|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Timothy Francis Smith (born March 20, 1957) is a former National Football League wide receiver who played for the Houston Oilers (1980–1986).
A native of Chula Vista, California, Smith attended St. Augustine High School in nearby San Diego.He was prepared to play college football at Notre Dame until the retirement of their head coach, Ara Parseghian, after which Smith committed to Nebraska.
Smith was a three-year starter at Nebraska, where he had 72 catches for 1,089 yards.He also punted for the Cornhuskers, averaging 40.1 yards on 135 kicks. As a collegian, he played in the Liberty, Orange and Cotton bowls. He was team captain as a senior and was first-team All-Big Eight. Smith was selected to play in the East–West Shrine Bowl.
Smith was drafted in the third round of the draft by the Houston Oilers.He gained more than 1,000 yards receiving in both the 1983 and 1984 seasons.
On April 24, 1987 San Diego Chargers acquired Tim Smith for a 1988 draft choice.
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