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Smith hook shot
ATL95122901-29DEC95-ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Golden State Warriors' Joe Smith (R) makes a hook shot over Atlanta Hawks' Grant Long during the first period December 29 in Atlanta. UPI jm/Jim Middleton
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Joseph O’Brien "Joe" Smith (born August 26, 1979) is a professional football player in the Canadian Football League who is a free agent. Smith plays the running back position. In 2007, in only his second season with the team, Smith became the BC Lions' all time single-season rushing leader (breaking the previous record of 1,510 yards).

Born in Monroe, Louisiana, Smith's hometown is Cleveland, Texas.

Smith played collegiately as a running back at Louisiana Tech University for 2 years following his transfer from the New Mexico Military Institute. At Louisiana Tech, Smith rushed for 2,189 yards and added 450 receiving yards to go along with 25 touchdowns. As a senior, Smith was selected to the First Team All-Western Athletic Conference Team and was named his team's offensive Most Valuable Player.

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