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159. Justin Smith
The recipient of five straight Pro Bowls as a member of the San Francisco 49ers, Defensive End, Justin Smith was a major force of the Niners Defense and was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year by multiple publications. Smith’s performance in San Fran makes him a dark horse candidate for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Wednesday, 01 January 2020
  • Position: Defensive End
  • Games Played: 221
  • Notable Statistics: 3 Interceptions
    28 Interception Return Yards
    16 Forced Fumbles
    10 Fumble Recoveries
    0 Fumble Recovery Yards
    87.0 Quarterback Sacks
    884 Combined Tackles
    615 Solo Tackles
    269 Assisted Tackles
    119 Tackles for Loss
    137 Quarterback HIts*
    136 Approximate Value

    9 Playoff Games
    2.0 Quarterback Sacks
    39 Combined Tackles
    31 Solo Tackles
    8 Assisted Tackles
    3 Tackles for Loss
    10 Quarterback HIts*

    *Quarterback Hits was not a statistic until the 2006 Season.
  • Played For: Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers
  • College: Missouri
  • Drafted: 1st Round, 4th Overall in 2001
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Super Bowl Rings (None)
    First Team All-Pro Selection (1) (2011)
    Second Team All-Pro Selection (2) (2012 & 2013)
    Pro Bowl Selections (5) (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013)
    Ed Block Courage Award (1) (2010)
    All-Rookie (2001)
  • Other Points of Note: Top Ten Finishes: Approximate Value (1) (2011)
  • Notable All Time Rankings: 27. Tackles for Loss: 119
    49. Games Started: 217
    93. Quarterback Sacks: 87

Should Justin Smith be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 63.2%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 26.3%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 7.9%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 2.6%
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