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Rick Smith (American football executive)

Rick Smith is currently the General Manager of the Houston Texans of the NFL.


Rick Smith played for the Purdue Boilermakers as a strong safety. He graduated from that institution, where he served as a coach. After this stint, he coached for a month at Texas Christian University before going to the NFL.

He became the General Manager of the [2]

Rick Smith is an executive board member of Pro-Vision, a Houston charter school and non-profit organization in Houston that provides educational, job-training, and mentoring services to boys and girls aged 10–18.

College experience

  • 1988-1992 Strong Safety - Purdue
  • 1992-1993 Graduate Assistant, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator - Purdue
  • 1993-1994 Graduate Assistant, Tight Ends Coach - Purdue
  • 1994-1996 Secondary Coach - Purdue
  • 1996 (2 months) Coach - TCU

NFL experience

  • 1996-2000 Assistant Defensive Backs Coach - Denver Broncos
  • 2000-2006 Director of Pro Personnel - Denver Broncos
  • 2006-2012 General Manager - Houston Texans
  • 2012-Present General Manager and Executive Vice President - Houston Texans

External links

  1. ^ Texans ink GM Rick Smith through 2012
  2. ^
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