Ryan Smith is an American football player who currently plays cornerback and is a free agent. He played for the Florida Gators in college.
Raised in Diamond Bar, Smith attended Bishop Amat Memorial High School in La Puente, CA. He chose to play for Utah and was an immediate starter under Urban Meyer's surprise 2004 Utes team, winning the Fiesta Bowl as a mid-major team. Using a new and scrutinized NCAA rule, Smith took 21 credit hours during the summer of 2006 to graduate and be eligibile to play at a new college the next season. He re-united with Meyer at Florida for the 2006 season, where he was a starter for the 2006 National champions.
He declared for the 2007 NFL Draft despite having a year of eligibility remaining.