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Rod Smith Wiki/Biography
Roderick Duane Smith was born on the 15th May 1970, in Texarkana, Arkansas USA, and is known for being a former professional American Football player, who played on the position of wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for the Denver Broncos. His professional playing career was active from 1995 to 2007.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Rod Smith is, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total amount of Rod’s net worth is over $15 million, accumulated largely through his successful involvement in the sports industry as a professional football player. Another source is coming from his career as a businessman.
Rod Smith Net Worth $15 Million
Rod Smith spent his childhood in his hometown, where he attended Arkansas Senior High School, where he played not only football, but also basketball and baseball. However, he decided to pursue a career as a football player, and he distinguished himself in it, so in his senior year, Rod was named All-State, All-Area, and All-League. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at Missouri Southern State University, where he played for the college team – as a senior he became a finalist for the Harlon Hill Trophy, as he had 63 passes for 986 yards and 13 touchdowns. Moreover, he finished his college career with 3,043 receiving yards and 34 touchdowns, and was named a first-team All-American. He graduated with three degrees – in General Business, Economics and Finance, and Marketing and Management, so was named Missouri Southern’s Outstanding Graduate in 1994.
In no time, Rod’s professional playing career began, although he was not selected during the 1994 NFL Draft. He began his career as a free agent, and signed a contract with the Denver Broncos. This marked the beginning of his net worth. He made his first catch in the game against the Washington Redskins in the following year, in a victory. He spent his entire professional career with the Broncos, and during his time there her was very successful, as he made more than 1,000 receiving yards in eight seasons and more than 100 receptions in two seasons. In 1997, he led the team to win Super Bowl XXXII, and then Super Bowl XXXIII in the following year, when he made 5 receptions for 152 yards and tied for the 5th most in the history of Super Bowl. To speak further about his career, he had three Pro Bowl invitations – in 2000, 2001 and 2005, and was also named All-Pro twice, in 2000 and 2001. In 2004, he was also a finalist for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.All of these awards potentially added a considerable amount to his net worth. Two years later, he suffered an injury and hip replacement, so he retired the next year, finishing his professional career with 849 receptions for 11,389 receiving yards and 68 touchdowns.
Rod became the only player who reached the 10,000 receiving yard milestone, after not being drafted.
When it comes to speak about Rod Smith’s personal life, there is no information in the media about it, except that he is the father of three children.
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
|Date Of Birth||May 15, 1970|
|Place Of Birth||Texarkana, Arkansas, United States|
|Profession||American football wide receiver|
|Children||Roderick Smith Jr., Vanessa Smith, Devin Smith|
|Parents||Sophia Smith, Roger Smith|