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Lee Smith

Lee Smith
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Tight End


College Position: Tight End
School: Marshall
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-6
Weight: 267
Draft Projection: Seventh
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Tight End (10)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the New England Patriots in Round 5 with the #28 pick.

Combine Results




  • One of the best blocking tight ends in the draft
  • True in-line blocker - a Y tight end
  • Strong anchor and base
  • Soft hands
  • Great size and bulk
  • Some have wondered if he could transition inside  to tackle
  • Leader who overcame adversity (kicked out of Tennesse before freshman season) to become a two time captain, and Conference USA All Cademic team.
  • Bloodlines - father played in the NFL


  • Limited athlete - lacks speed and agility
  • Not more than a short or intermediate receiver
  • Minimal red zone production during his career despite size (3 career TDs)
  • Was kicked out of Tennessee for DUI prior to Freshman season


2011 NFL Draft: 10 Day Three Players To Watch - Apr 29 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: All In or Fold? - Apr 27 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Spotlight: TE Lee Smith, Marshall - Feb 23 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Three - Jan 26 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day One - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results

Mock Draft DateRoundPickTeamDraft
Feb 1079Tennessee TitansNFL Draft 101 Staff Mock Draft - Post Senior Bowl
Live Interactive Draft Coverage Pick Analysis

Week 17 Fantasy Studs

QBGeno SmithNYJ26.12
RBC.J. AndersonDEN28.70
WREric DeckerNYJ28.10
TECoby FleenerIND17.60
KConnor BarthDEN18.00
DEFCarolina PanthersCAR31.00
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