Evan Smith (American football)
Evan Blake Smith (born Evan Blake Dietrich-Smith on July 19, 1986) is an American football center for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He has also played for the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks. As a member of the Packers, he won Super Bowl XLV against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Idaho State University.
Smith grew up in
Salinas, California. He attended and played high school football at Salinas High School.He also attended Buena Vista Middle School.
Professional career Green Bay Packers
He was signed by the Packers as an
undrafted free agent in 2009 but was waived in the last round of cuts after training camp in 2010.
 Seattle Seahawks
On September 5, 2010, he was signed by the
Seattle Seahawks before being released on October 5, 2010.
 Second stint with the Green Bay Packers
On December 31, 2010, he re-signed with the
Green Bay Packers. He got his only championship ring when the Packers defeated the  Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV.
2011 Thanksgiving Classic game between the Packers and the Detroit Lions, Smith was stomped on by Lions defensive tackle, Ndamukong Suh. Suh was ejected from the game and served a two-game suspension. Former Green Bay Packer  Matt Brock claims that Smith and another Packer linemen kept untying Suh's shoes and that is what led to the stomping incident.
 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Smith signed with the
Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 14, 2014.
On March 23, 2018, Smith re-signed with the Buccaneers on a two-year contract.
He was placed on injured reserve on November 13, 2018 with a hip injury. 
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"Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions suspended two games without pay - ESPN". Espn.go.com. November 30, 2011 . Retrieved . September 20, 2013
"Former Green Bay Packer Matt Brock says Evan Dietrich-Smith was instructed to untie Ndamukong Suh shoelaces - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN". Msn.foxsports.com. December 15, 2011 . Retrieved . September 20, 2013
Bucs Land C/G Dietrich-Smith
Smith, Scott (March 23, 2018). "Evan Smith Stays Put with Two-Year Deal". Buccaneers.com.
Smith, Scott (November 13, 2018). "Bucs Promote Ogunbowale, Re-Sign Minter as Two Land on IR". Buccaneers.com. External links Evan Smith
Evan Smith may refer to:
Evan Smith (journalist) (born 1966), American journalist, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune
Evan Smith (American football) (born 1986), American football center
Evan Smith (playwright), American playwright
Evan Smith, a member of the band Malkauns
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