Will Smith (NFL) Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Will Smith (NFL)
  • Name: Will Smith
  • Age at Death: 34 years old
  • Height: 6ft 3in (191 cm)
  • Occupation: Football Player
  • Net Worth: US $13 Million
  • Status: Deceased

William Raymond Smith III was an American NFL player who played primarily for the New Orleans Saints. He was 6ft 3in tall and played defensive end. Smith was born to parents Lisa and William on July 4th, 1981 in Queens, New York. He grew up in Utica, New York where he attended Thomas R. Proctor High School. Smith continued his education and football career at Ohio State University. He was rated among the top defensive line prospect in the state by Prep Football Report.

Smith was selected by the New Orleans Saints with the 18th overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft. This was the highest defensive end draft pick by the Saints since Joe Johnson back in 1994. Smith’s rookie season ended with 30 tackles and 7.5 sacks. He led the Saints in sacks for three consecutive seasons from 2005-2007. He was named to the 2006 Pro Bowl as a starter. Smith won his first Super Bowl championship against the Indianapolis Colts at Super Bowl XLIV. He was released from the New Orleans Saints in February 2014 following a knee injury that he sustained during a 2013 preseason game. He was signed by the New England Patriots in May 2014 but was released a few months later.

Will Smith died on April 9, 2016 at the age of 34. He was shot and killed in a road rage incident in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans. The suspect, Cardell Hayes, was arrested and charged with second degree murder. Will Smith had a net worth of $13 million. He was married to ‘Racquel’ from 2008 until his death in 2016. He’s survived by his wife and his three children, Lisa Mya, William J., and Wynter Chase.

Will Smith (NFL) Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Will Smith Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: William Raymond Smith III
  • Birthday: July 4, 1981
  • Place of Birth: Queens, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 3in (191 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Football Player
  • Years Active: 2004-2014
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $13 Million
  • Marriage(s): Racquel Joseph
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: April 9, 2016
  • Cause of Death: Multiple Gunshot
  • Place of Death: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
  • Official Site: thewillsmith.com

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