|No. 11 – Carolina Panthers|
|Born:||January 26, 1989|
Colonial Beach, Virginia
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school:||Stafford (Falmouth, Virginia)|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 58|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
James Torrey Smith (born January 26, 1989) is an American wide receiver in the National Football League. He was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2011 NFL Draft. Smith attended Stafford Senior High School in Stafford, Virginia, where he played basketball and football. He accepted a scholarship to the University of Maryland.
College career[change | change source]
Smith played college football for the Maryland Terrapins from 2007 through 2010. Smith redshirted as a freshman in 2007, but had gained a larger role by his sophomore year.
These numbers tell about Smith's play with the Terrapins:
Professional career[change | change source]
Baltimore Ravens[change | change source]
The Baltimore Ravens selected Smith in the 2nd Round (58th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. Smith started out slow in the preseason and struggled with drops. However, in Week 3 against the St. Louis Rams, Smith had five catches for 152 yards and three touchdowns. His first catch in the NFL was a 74-yard score from quarterback Joe Flacco. Smith continued his good play, even catching a game-winning touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on November 6, 2011. Smith finished his first season with 50 catches for 841 yards and seven touchdowns.
References[change | change source]
- Ravens Draft Torrey Smith at No. 58 Archived 2011-05-03 at the Wayback Machine
- Smith makes history against Rams
- Smith scores game-winning TD against Steelers