Bob Smith

James Robert Smith
Born: August 20, 1925
Ranger, TX USA
Deceased: March 1, 2002
Flower Mound, TX
Position: DB-HB-WB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 191
College: Tulsa, Iowa
Career: 1948-1954
Drafted: 1947 in Round 24, #219 overall by the Washington Redskins

Bob Smith played from 1948 to 1954 during his career with the Buffalo Bills, Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Hornets and Detroit Lions. Smith ran for 181 yards in his career on 37 attempts, scoring 0 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 4 passes for 65 yards.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948AAFC Buffalo Bills177.00
1949NFL Detroit Lions331624.920 0
1952NFL Detroit Lions3124.010 0
NFL361744.820 0
Totals371814.920 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1949AAFC Chicago Hornets13131.031 0
1949NFL Detroit Lions2168.012 0
1952NFL Detroit Lions11818.018 0
AAFC13131.031 0
NFL33411.318 0
Totals46516.231 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1948AAFC Buffalo Bills1348036.90
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers15858.058
1950NFL Detroit Lions32131040.960
1951NFL Detroit Lions49208242.573
1952NFL Detroit Lions61272944.766
1953NFL Detroit Lions40164741.257

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948AAFC Buffalo Bills111.00
1949NFL Detroit Lions22512.533 0
NFL22512.533 0
Totals3268.733 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1949NFL Detroit Lions717224.638 0
NFL717224.638 0
Totals717224.638 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948AAFC Buffalo Bills11818.018 0
1948AAFC Brooklyn Dodgers3113.70
1949NFL Detroit Lions921824.2102 1
1950NFL Detroit Lions512825.641 1
1951NFL Detroit Lions37023.342 0
1952NFL Detroit Lions918420.490 1
1953NFL Detroit Lions311939.773 0
AAFC4297.218 0
NFL2971924.8102 3
Totals3374822.7102 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1949NFL Detroit Lions04300
1950NFL Detroit Lions003300
1951NFL Detroit Lions0021100
1952NFL Detroit Lions01100

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1949NFL Detroit Lions000010006
1950NFL Detroit Lions10006
1952NFL Detroit Lions0010006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1948AAFCBuffalo Bills30
1948AAFCBrooklyn Dodgers102
1949AAFCChicago Hornets30
1949NFLDetroit Lions122
1950NFLDetroit Lions120
1951NFLDetroit Lions120
1952NFLDetroit Lions120
1953NFLDetroit Lions120
1954NFLDetroit Lions20


1952 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1952 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)