Smith Agrees to Terms with Rams
April 29, 2013
Cannon Smith, who started on both sides of the football during his playing career at the University of Memphis, has agreed to free agent terms with the St. Louis Rams.
Smith is the second Memphis player to agree to terms with the Rams and the fifth Tiger overall to agree to terms with teams since the NFL Draft was completed Saturday evening.
Smith played in 30 career games for the Blue and Gray, starting 21 contests in the secondary for the Tigers' defense over the final two years of his career. He also made two starts at quarterback.
One the defensive side of the football, he registered 101 total tackles with 53 solo stops and 48 assists. He had eight pass breakups, forced a fumble and recovered two others during his career.
Smith played in the 2013 Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game as well as the inaugural Raycom College Football All-Star Classic following his playing career with the Tigers.
Over the weekend, four players who concluded their careers as Tigers in 2012 agreed to free agent terms - Akeem Davis (Seattle Seahawks), Jordan Devey (Baltimore Ravens), Marcus Rucker (Chicago Bears) and Robert Steeples (St. Louis Rams).