Alex Smith
TE | (6'4", 258, 4.75) | Stanford

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Selected by: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Round: 3
Pick (Overall): 7(71)
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(TE) Alex Smith - Stanford
(TE) Alex Smith - Stanford
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Overall: Smith redshirted in 2000, played as a backup in 2001 and then started the final 10 games of the 2002 season when starter Brett Pierce was lost to an injury. Smith had a breakout season as a junior in 2003 when he averaged 16.8 yards on 24 receptions. After considering leaving a year early for the NFL draft, Smith elected to return to Stanford as a senior in 2004, where he was a fulltime starter and led the Cardinal with 53 receptions for 706 yards and three touchdowns. Smith has adequate size, good athletic ability, good durability, and is a proven playmaker as a receiver. Smith has continued to improve each season with more experience and he has the athleticism and pass-catching skills of a first-day selection. However, his lack of strength as a blocker and lack of elite speed as a receiver will keep him out of the ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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