Carl Smith (born April 26, 1948) is an American football coach and most recently hired to be the Quarterbacks Coach of the Seattle Seahawks football team. He had previously served as quarterbacks coach of the Cleveland Browns and offensive coordinator for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars and the New Orleans Saints.
Smith attended Wasco Union High School in Wasco, California.
Smith started his college playing career at Bakersfield College, a junior college in Bakersfield, California, where he played quarterback from 1966-67. He transferred to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he played two seasons at defensive back from 1969-70. Smith earned his bachelor's (1971) and master's (1972) degrees in physical education from Cal Poly, as well as a teaching credential.