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Justin Smiley (born November 11, 1981 in Ellabell, Georgia) is a former American football guard. He was originally drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama.

Justin Smiley
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Smiley with the Dolphins in 2009
No. 65, 66
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born: (1981-11-11) November 11, 1981 (age 38)
Ellabell, Georgia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:Brooklet (GA) Southeast Bulloch
College:Alabama
NFL Draft:2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played:88
Games started:78
Player stats at NFL.com

He was a member of the Miami Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Oakland Raiders.

Professional careerEdit

On February 29, 2008, he was the first player of the 2008 offseason to sign with another team as an unrestricted free agent. He signed a five-year, $25 million contract with $9 million guaranteed with the Miami Dolphins. He was traded to the Jaguars on May 24, 2010.

On July 28, 2011, Smiley was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars.[1] Smiley signed with the Oakland Raiders on August 2. He announced his retirement on August 6.

Coaching careerEdit

On September 18, 2011, Smiley returned to Alabama as a coach. Smiley has since decided against coaching.

Personal lifeEdit

Smiley has 3 sons and two daughters. He is the son of Jerry Smiley and Terri White.[2]

Smiley worked for the Federal Bureau of Prisons at FCI Aliceville, Alabama, but has since resigned.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rosenthal, Gregg. "Release Tracker". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved July 29, 2011.
  2. ^ Miami Dolphins bio Archived September 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine

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