Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Alexander Douglas Smith (born May 7, 1984) is a professional American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was the first overall pick by the 49ers in the 2005 NFL Draft.

Smith played college football for the Utah Utes. In 2004, he was named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year and led the Utes to a Fiesta Bowl victory and a national top-five finish. He played for six different offensive coordinators in his first six seasons in the NFL with San Francisco, and he struggled with injuries and consistency. In 2011, Smith enjoyed his strongest statistical season of his career and led the 49ers to the NFC West division title.

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