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Players

Willie Smith
T #60
Height:
6-5
Weight:
310
College:
East Carolina
Hometown:
Kenly, N.C.
Experience:
5

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 12/11/11 (vs. NE)... First NFL start: 12/18/11 (at NYG)

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on July 28, 2011... Waived by the Redskins on August 31, 2012... Acquired on waivers by the Oakland Raiders on September 1, 2012... Waived by the Raiders on September 26, 2013... Signed with the San Diego Chargers on November 18, 2013... Signed with the Washington Redskins on June 2, 2015.

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 12/11/11 (vs. NE)... First NFL start: 12/18/11 (at NYG)

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on July 28, 2011... Waived by the Redskins on August 31, 2012... Acquired on waivers by the Oakland Raiders on September 1, 2012... Waived by the Raiders on September 26, 2013... Signed with the San Diego Chargers on November 18, 2013... Signed with the Washington Redskins on June 2, 2015.

PRO
Former Redskins college free agent who re-joined the team in the 2015 offseason with 29 career games and 11 career starts to his credit with the Redskins, Raiders and Chargers.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2014 (CHARGERS)

Appeared in a career-high 15 games with one start... Started vs. Denver (12/14) as extra tackle when team opened game in jumbo package... Contributed offensively in reserve vs. SEA (9/14), vs. NYJ (10/5) and at KC (12/28).

2013 (RAIDERS/CHARGERS)
Started season on Raiders’ Reserve/Injured list for first three weeks before being waived... Saw action for Chargers vs. NYG (12/8)... Active but did not play in both postseason games for San Diego.

2012 (REDSKINS/RAIDERS)
Spent the offseason with the Redskins before being waived on Aug. 31 and claimed by the Raiders a day later... Appeared in nine games with seven starts for Oakland... Started Weeks 3-10 at right tackle excluding a bye in Week 5.

2011 (REDSKINS)
Earned spot on active roster despite being a college free agent in a lockout- shortened offseason... Appeared in four games, starting the final three games at left tackle... Made NFL debut vs. NE (12/11)... Earned first career start in Week 15 win at NYG (12/18)... Helped block for back-to-back 100- yard efforts by Evan Royster in final two games of season vs. MIN (12/24) and at PHI (1/1).

COLLEGE
Played in 52 games with 27 starts at East Carolina… As a senior, was named a first-team All-Conference USA selection… Was a member of the Conference USA champion East Carolina teams in 2008-09… Was a key member of a line which ranked sixth nationally in fewest sacks allowed (12 in 14 games).

PERSONAL
Attended North Johnston H.S. in Kenly, N.C., leading his team to a 14-1 record, a conference championship and regional runner-up status as a senior captain in 2005... Recorded 107 stops (92 solo), 30 tackles for loss, 14 sacks, 17 quarterback pressures, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, six batted passes and one interception during his senior campaign... Earned three football letters and four more basketball letters... Earned a bachelor’s degree in business (management) in May 2010... Earned selection to the ECU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for work in the classroom... In 2011, helped distribute 3,500 whole turkeys and Thanksgiving food baskets at FedExField to Prince George’s County residents in need at the team’s annual Harvest Feast... Full name: Willie Junior Smith... Born Nov. 13, 1986.

Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 29 11
2014 SD 15 1
2013 SD 1 0
2012 OAK 9 7
2011 WAS 4 3

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