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Alex Smith

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Alex Smith's Biography

Alexander Douglas Smith (born May 7, 1984) is a professional American football player and starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Smith was drafted with the 1st-overall pick in the 1st round of the 2005 NFL Draft by San Francisco from the University of Utah. He started his first game during Week 5 of his rookie season, replacing former starter Tim Rattay. Though he started a total of seven games that season, he did not play well, throwing only one touchdown to eleven interceptions. In 2006, he was named the starting quarterback before the season and started all 16 games for the team, as well as seven games of the 2007 season. Nagging shoulder injuries would keep him out of eight games in 2007, and following shoulder surgery, he missed all of 2008. He returned in 2009 and alternated as starting quarterback with Shaun Hill. He went into the 2010 season as the team's primary starting quarterback, but shoulder injuries again kept him on the sideline for several games. He was named the team's starter for 2011 and started every game of the 2011 season. He helped lead the 49ers to a 13-3 regular season record in 2011. In 2011 Smith Set career Highs in Passing yards (3,144) CMP pct (61.3) and Yard per attempt ( 7.1) On March 20, 2012 he signed a new 3-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers worth a reported $24 million.

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  • Prep results from the Friday, April 18 newspaper

      News Source: San Jose Mercury News | 22 hours ago
    The visiting Titans scored 4 runs in the first inning and led 6-0 after two innings before Aragon scored 3 in the bottom of the second inning. The Dons pulled close with Gunn ahead 7-5 after 3 innings, but that was the closest they got.
  • 49ers reportedly trying to trade LaMichael James

      News Source: San Jose Mercury News | 1 day ago
    Could running back LaMichael James be the next high draft pick traded away by the 49ers? James, limited to 39 carries in two seasons, is reportedly being shopped to potential trade partners, the Sacramento Bee reported. General manager Trent Baalke
  • Prep results from the Friday, April 11 newspaper

      News Source: San Jose Mercury News | 8 days ago
    Titans pitcher Iris Chin threw her second shutout of the week with 11 strikeouts...Chin now leads the division in batters struck out, games won and has the lowest ERA. The Titans scored the first run of the game in the 2nd inning when Catherine

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