Player Bio

Kolby Smith
RB #21
Height:
5-11
Weight:
219
College:
Louisville
Experience:
3
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 27 162 6 540 3.3 20 3 19 32 19.8 0 0 0
2009 KC 4 15 3.8 33 2.2 8.3 0 12 1 6.7 0 0 0
2008 KC 7 35 5 100 2.9 14.3 1 19 5 14.3 0 0 0
2007 KC 16 112 7 407 3.6 25.4 2 19 26 23.2 0 0 0
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 27 34 209 6.1 7.7 17 0 0 0 6 0
2009 KC 4 2 9 4.5 2.3 5 0 0 0 0 0
2008 KC 7 10 52 5.2 7.4 8 0 0 0 0 0
2007 KC 16 22 148 6.7 9.3 17 0 0 0 6 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 27 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2009 KC 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 7 5 4 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Pro Career
Talented third-year performer seeking to rebound from a right knee injury that cost him the final eight games of the 2008 campaign … Was enjoying a solid day vs. Tampa Bay (11/2/08) before suffering that malady … Shifty runner is a solid pass catcher out of the backfield … A reliable blocker who has also shown the ability to contribute on special teams … Was thurst into the starting lineup in the 11th game of his rookie season in 2007 due to injuries to RBs Larry Johnson and Priest Holmes … Burst onto the scene in his first NFL start vs. Oakland (11/25/07), compiling a team single-game rookie record 31 carries for 150 yards … Has seen action in 23 games (nine starts) ... Has 147 rushes for 507 yards (3.4 avg.) with three TDs and 32 catches for 200 yards (6.3 avg.) ... Also owns nine special teams tackles.
Pro Career
Talented third-year performer seeking to rebound from a right knee injury that cost him the final eight games of the 2008 campaign … Was enjoying a solid day vs. Tampa Bay (11/2/08) before suffering that malady … Shifty runner is a solid pass catcher out of the backfield … A reliable blocker who has also shown the ability to contribute on special teams … Was thurst into the starting lineup in the 11th game of his rookie season in 2007 due to injuries to RBs Larry Johnson and Priest Holmes … Burst onto the scene in his first NFL start vs. Oakland (11/25/07), compiling a team single-game rookie record 31 carries for 150 yards … Has seen action in 23 games (nine starts) ... Has 147 rushes for 507 yards (3.4 avg.) with three TDs and 32 catches for 200 yards (6.3 avg.) ... Also owns nine special teams tackles.

Transactions:
Signed with Kansas City (6/22/07) ... Originally entered the NFL as the club’s first of two picks in the fifth round (148th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

2008
Played in seven games (three starts) and was inactive for one contest … Rushed 35 times for 100 yards (2.9 avg.) and caught 10 passes for 52 yards (5.2 avg.) ... Had four special teams tackles … Was inactive at New England (9/7) ... Started vs. Tennessee (10/19), rushing 10 times for 20 yards and catching two passes for five yards … Started at the N.Y. Jets (10/26), recording 11 carries for 15 yards and two catches for 15 yards … In a starting role vs. Tampa Bay (11/2) carried the ball 10 times for 46 yards with a one-yard TD. Left the game in the second quarter with a right knee injury … Was placed on injured reserve on November 4th.

2007
Played in 16 games on special teams and in nine contests on offense with six starts at running back … Had 112 carries for 407 yards (3.6 avg.) with two TDs and 22 catches for 148 yards (6.7 avg.) ... Had five special teams tackles … Carried the ball 31 times for 150 yards with two TDs in his first NFL start vs. Oakland (11/25). Posted 150 rushing yards, the fifth-highest single-game rushing performance by a rookie in Chiefs history. Became the first Chiefs rookie to post a 100-yard game since RB Harvey Williams had 103 yards vs. Buffalo (10/7/91). Scored his first NFL TD on a 10-yard run and added a five-yard TD run. Became the first Chiefs rookie to register two rushing TDs in a game since RB Billy Jackson did it vs. Seattle (11/22/81). His 31 carries broke RB Woody Green’s rookie record of 30 vs. the N.Y. Giants (11/3/74). Became the first Chiefs rookie RB to start since RB Greg Hill started vs. San Diego (11/13/94), a span of 208 games … Rushed 21 times for 83 yards vs. San Diego (12/2) ... Tallied 18 rushes for 82 yards vs. Tennessee (12/16) ... Rushed 17 times for 60 yards and caught a career-high seven passes for 55 yards at Detroit (12/23).

College Bio
Played in 45 games (12 starts) at Louisville … Rushed 316 times for 1,892 yards with 18 TDs … Also caught 56 passes for 581 yards with two TDs … Added seven special teams tackles … Played in 13 games (10 starts) as a senior in 2006, rushing 154 times for a career-high 891 yards with seven TDs … Also caught 24 passes for 217 yards … Produced 24 runs of 10+ yards … Slated to backup RB Michael Bush for the Cardinals before Bush suffered a broken leg, thrusting Smith into the starting lineup … Saw action in 10 contests (one start) as a junior in 2005, carrying the ball 107 times for 523 yards with six TDs … Added 18 catches for 196 yards … Appeared in 10 games (one start) as a sophomore in 2004 … Rushed 37 times for 347 yards with four TDs and caught 11 passes for 117 yards with four TDs … Played in 12 games as a true freshman in 2003, carrying the ball 18 times for 131 yards with a TD and catching three passes for 51 yards … Majored in Sports Administration at Louisville.

Personal Bio
• A three-star prospect at Rickards High School in Tallahassee, Florida.
• Tallied 1,300 rushing yards and 11 TDs as a senior to earn All-Big Bend Area honors.
• Had 947 rushing yards and 10 TDs as a junior.
• Also notched 105 tackles, 4.0 sacks and two forced fumbles as a linebacker.
• Also lettered in track and field.
• Established the “Kolby Cares Foundation” to improve the literacy among youth in Kansas City.
• Enrolled in an executive education program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2009.
• Full name: Kolby Kendrall Smith.
• Single.

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