John Smith

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Height: 6’0 Weight: 185
Yrs/Pat: 9
Pro Bowl: 1 -1981
Acquired: FA, 1974
School: Southampton (Eng.) 10th year
Born: Dec 30, 1949 Leafield

Career Highlights

  • Was the Patriots’ Miller Man-of-the-Year Award winner in 1982.
  • Served as the color commentator for the first-ever live Super Bowl (XVII) broadcast throughout his native Great Britain.
  • Based in a London Studio, he explained the basics of American Football to the English audience watching the Miami-Washington contest over the public owned Channel 4.
  • The first time he ever saw an American football game, he played in it at the age of 24.