Bubba Smith

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Charles Aaron Smith
  • Birth Place: Orange, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/28/1945, Pisces
  • Date of Death: 08/03/2011
  • Profession: Actor; Football Player
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Bubba Smith Fast Facts:Hoped to play college football at the University of Texas, but while coach Darrell Royal was willing to offer him a scholarship, he couldn't guarantee he would ever get to play. Texas did not integrate its football program until 1970.
  • Was the first overall pick in the 1967 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Colts.
  • Spent nine seasons in the NFL playing for the Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers.
  • Gained recognition after his playing career as a pitchman for Miller Lite beer.
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988.
  • Bubba Smith Relationships:
  • Tody Smith - Brother
  • Willie Ray Smith Jr. - Brother
  • Georgia Smith - Mother
  • Willie Ray Smith Sr. - Father
  • College:
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (BS in Sociology, 1967)

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