Billy Ray Smith, Sr. was a National Football League defensive lineman . Billy Ray Smith, Sr. began his NFL career in 1957, as the third round draft pick for the Los Angeles Rams. He was traded to the Steelers in 1958 and played for Pittsburgh until 1960. In 1961, he was traded to the Baltimore Colts. It was in Baltimore that he would make his mark on professional football. Nicknamed "The Rabbit" by his teammates, Smith became a mainstay and captain of a defensive line, which took the Colts to Super Bowl III and Super Bowl V during his career. His game motto was simple: "We always play for a...
|Birthdate:||January 27, 1935|
|Date of death:||March 21, 2001|
|All Positions Played:||Defensive tackle, Defensive lineman, Defensive end, Tackle|
|Education:||University of Arkansas|
|Also known as:||Billy Ray Smith|