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Tyron Smith
Tyron Smith
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Tyron Smith

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Date of birth
Dec 12, 1990
College
USC
Height
6-5
Weight
318 Lbs

Bio

Tyron Smith is entering his fourth season with the Dallas Cowboys. He is one of the rising stars at left tackle in the NFL after being selected to his first Pro Bowl and garnering second-team All-Pro honors in 2013. Smith gave up just 31 quarterback disruptions on 629 pass-blocking snaps, according to ProFootballFocus.com. On July 30, 2014, he inked an eight-year deal worth a reported $109 million, making Smith the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL.

Early Years & College

Smith was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Dec. 12, 1990. He attended Rancho Verde High where he earned All-American and All-Region honors while playing along the defensive and offensive lines. Scout.com listed him as the top offensive line prospect in the country. After graduating, Smith went to the University of Southern California (USC) where he started at right tackle and took home first-team All-Pac 10 accolades, as well as the Morris Trophy, given to the conference’s top offensive lineman, in 2010.

Dallas Cowboys

The Cowboys selected Smith in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft (ninth overall). Desperate for offensive line help, Dallas wasted no time in choosing Smith, largely considered the best offensive line talent in the 2011 class. Smith started every game, at right tackle, during his rookie campaign. In 2012, he transitioned to left tackle and earned equal praise as a standout run-blocker and pass-protector. Smith allowed just one sack and committed only one penalty in his breakout 2013 season. 

Game Log

Date Opponent Result
1-11-2015 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 26-21
1-4-2015 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 24-20
12-28-2014 @ Washington Redskins Washington Redskins 17-44
12-21-2014 @ Indianapolis Colts Indianapolis Colts 42-7
12-14-2014 @ Philadelphia Eagles Philadelphia Eagles 27-38

News

Tyron Smith: Dealing With Ankle Issue

by Football News

Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith expects to play in Sunday's game against the New York Giants despite injuring his ankle in Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks, according to the Dallas Morning News... Read more

The Cowboys 10 Most Important Players

The Cowboys 10 Most Important Players

by Kenny Decker

While every man on the 53 man roster could have an impact on a single game, here are the 10 most important players to the Dallas Cowboys 2014 season: 10... Read more

Tyron Smith's Deal Will Have A Big Impact On Dallas' Future

Tyron Smith's Deal Will Have A Big Impact On Dallas' Future

by Kenny Decker

As reported on Wednesday, Tyron Smith has been signed to an eight-year contract extension, putting the total value of his contract at $110 million. The $40 million he will be guaranteed is a record amount for an offensive lineman... Read more

Cowboys Ink Tyron Smith To 8-Year Deal

Cowboys Ink Tyron Smith To 8-Year Deal

by Allen Kim

Jerry Jones is nothing if but a showman. After a relatively quiet offseason, Jones put the Dallas Cowboys quickly back into the spotlight after he signed LT Tyron Smith to a massive eight-year, $97.6 million deal. https://twitter... Read more

4 Cowboys Who Must Carry The Team In 2014

4 Cowboys Who Must Carry The Team In 2014

by Taylor Williams

As NFL teams barrel through the opening weeks of training camp, monitoring the progress of newcomers and speculating on the reliance of X-factors, the bedrock players and team anchors swept out of the media microscope... Read more