Steve Smith ( Football ) : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Hall of Fame
Stevonne Latrall Smith Sr. is an American former professional football player know all about him in this article as like Steve Smith Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Hall of Fame
|Name||Steve Smith Sr.|
|Birthdate||12 May 1979|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Angie Smith (m. 2000)|
|Children||Steve Smith Jr., Peyton Smith, Boston Smith, Baylee Smith|
|Parents||Florence Young, Steven Smith|
|Education||The University of Utah (1999–2001), Santa Monica College (1997–1999), University High School (1997)|
|Profession||American football player|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Last Update||Nonember 2021|
Stevonne Latrall Smith Sr.is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver for 16 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the Carolina Panthers, also playing for the Baltimore Ravens.
Steve Smith has died at 57. Smith battled with Lou Gehrig’s Disease for twenty years. The Raiders released a statement on Smith’s passing, calling him and his wife, Chie, an “inspiration.”
Early Life and Family
Smith attended University High School in Los Angeles, and was a letterman in football and track & field. In football, he played running back and defensive back, and was an All-Metro League selection as well as an All-California Interscholastic Federation selection. Smith graduated from University High School in 1997.In track & field, he set a handful of school records, was named as an All-City selection as a high-hurdler, and also excelled in the triple jump and 300m hurdles. He had personal-bests of 14.95 seconds in the 110m hurdles and 38.73 seconds in the 300m hurdles.
Steve Smith Wife
Steve Smith Married with Angie Smith. In 2014, he applied to the NFL for a jersey nameplate change from 'Smith' to 'Smith Sr.' upon the announcement of his son's impending birth.
Steve Smith Net Worth
Stevonne Latrall Smith Sr.is an American former professional football player has an estimated Net Worth around $10 Million in 2021.
Hall of Fame
After graduating from high school, Smith attended Santa Monica College. While playing for the Santa Monica Corsairs football team, Smith quickly defined himself as a talented football player, and earned a starting position. During this time, Smith was teammates with future NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson, surprising fans of the small college team with their unexpected talents.
The Carolina Panthers chose Smith in the third round (74th overall) during the 2001 NFL Draft.Smith spent a majority of his rookie season as a kick and punt returner, leading all rookies in net yardage with 1,994 yards, and landing in fourth place among all NFL players behind Priest Holmes, Marshall Faulk, and Derrick Mason. In his first play as a professional, Smith returned the opening kickoff of the first game of the season for a touchdown. Smith also had 10 catches for 154 yards, and rushed 4 times for 43 yards.
During the 2003 season, Smith played a critical role for the Panthers offense and helped lead them to their first NFC title in franchise history. He finished the regular season with 88 receptions for 1,110 yards and 7 touchdowns. He eclipsed the 1,000 receiving yards mark for the first time in his career in 2003.Smith suffered a severe break in his leg during the 2004 NFL season opener against the Green Bay Packers, and was out for the remainder of the year. Before the injury, he managed to record 6 catches for 60 yards, and even attempted a pass which fell incomplete.
After suffering a hamstring injury and developing an ingrown toenail in training camp before the 2006 season, Smith returned to the field after missing two weeks of action. Smith was double covered frequently but still managed to battle through that and injuries to finish the year with 83 catches for 1,186 yards and 8 touchdowns. He was also invited to the 2007 Pro Bowl, his second Pro Bowl in a row and third overall. His contract ran up after the season. On March 1, he signed an extension.
During Week 16 of the 2009 NFL Season, Smith broke his left forearm on a touchdown catch in a game against the New York Giants causing him to sit out the final game of the year. Smith finished the year with 982 yards on 65 receptions and 7 touchdowns, just 18 yards shy of a fifth consecutive 1,000 yard receiving season. On January 1, 2010, Smith was placed on injured reserve following the injury, and on June 19, 2010, Smith broke his arm again while playing flag football.
During a press conference on August 10, 2015, Smith announced the upcoming season would be his last.During the Ravens' third preseason game, against the Redskins, Smith was ejected along with cornerback Chris Culliver. Smith's son went to Twitter, saying, "1st time I've ever gotten to watch a game with my dad. Thanks @NFL". The Ravens' Twitter account tweeted that Smith was ejected for a skirmish, and his son responded to it by saying, "Actually got ejected for ballin too hard". Smith was named starting punt returner after Week 1; at 36, he was and is among the oldest punt returners in league history.