Smelley in Browns training camp, July 2012
|Born:||April 20, 1989|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school:||Tuscaloosa (AL) American Christian|
|NFL Draft:||2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 247|
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Brad Smelley (born April 20, 1989) is a retired American football tight end. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. He played college football at the University of Alabama. He also played for the Houston Texans and St. Louis Rams.
Smelley was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 7th Round, 247 overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. Brad was let go from the Cleveland Browns on August 31, 2012 and signed to the practice squad. On December 10, 2012, Smelley was signed to the Cleveland Browns active roster. On September 1, 2013, Smelley was cut by the Cleveland Browns and became a free agent.
St. Louis Rams (first stint)
Smelley was signed to the St. Louis Rams practice squad in November, but was released three days later in favor of Justice Cunningham.
St. Louis/Los Angeles Rams (second stint)
Smelley was signed by the St. Louis Rams on August 11, 2014 to fill the void left by Mason Brodine after he was placed on injured reserve. He was released during final cuts on August 29, 2014. He was signed to the Rams practice squad on September 3, 2014.
- "Brad Smelley Stats - Cleveland Browns - ESPN". Espn.go.com. April 20, 1989. Retrieved August 17, 2012.
- Zangaro, Dave (December 3, 2013). "Texans add Smelley to practice squad". CSNHouston.com. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
- Wilkening, Mike (December 13, 2013). "Texans promote tight end Brad Smelley from practice squad". NBCSports.com. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
- Inabinett, Mark. "Brad Smelley gets spot on St. Louis Rams practice squad". Retrieved September 23, 2014.
- Simmons, Myles (January 6, 2015). "Palardy, Smelley Signed to Futures Contract". StLouisRams.com. Archived from the original on December 18, 2015. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com · ESPN · Pro Football Reference
- Alabama Crimson Tide bio at the Wayback Machine (archived May 2, 2012)
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