Howard Smothers

Howard Smothers (born November 16, 1973) is a former American football offensive lineman who played three seasons in the Arena Football League with the Orlando Predators and Buffalo Destroyers. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round of the 1995 NFL Draft. He played college football at Bethune-Cookman and high school football at Jean Ribault High School.

Howard Smothers
Position:Offensive lineman / Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1973-11-16) November 16, 1973 (age 47)
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school:Jacksonville (FL) Jean Ribault
NFL Draft:1995 / Round: 7 / Pick: 248
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Player stats at

Professional careerEdit

Smothers was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 248th pick in the 1995 NFL Draft.[1]

Orlando PredatorsEdit

Smothers played for the Orlando Predators in 1998.[2]

Buffalo DestroyersEdit

Smothers played for the Buffalo Destroyers from 1999 to 2000.[2] He was released by the Destroyers on February 13, 2001.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

His son, Howard Smothers, played college football at Prairie View A&M University.[4]


  1. ^ "1995 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Howard Smothers". Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  3. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  4. ^ "Howard Smothers". Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2015.

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