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Aldon Smith

Aldon Smith - #99 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 258 lbs.
Birthday 09/25/1989
Birthplace Raytown, MO
College Missouri
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 7th pick by 49ers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
66 3 1

Niners' rookies mostly behind the scenes

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
If you’re expecting the Niners’ 2012 rookie crop to deliver the same kind of impact their group delivered last season, you could be waiting a long time.

49ers declare war on NFC

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says the 49ers showed whose boss in the NFC, punching out a Green Bay team that’s out of balance.

Key matchup: Niners interior offensive line vs. Lions DTs

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
Tuesday's “Key Matchup” focuses on the Niners' interior O-line vs. the Lions DTs in this Sunday’s game in San Francisco.

Power Rankings: Patriots slide into PFW's top spot

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Patriots, 49ers move on up, while the Giants plummet in PFW's latest edition of Power Rankings.

NFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

49ers hang on to earn win over Packers

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
San Francisco's defense smothered Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay offense for most of the game in a 30-22 Week One win.

Key matchup: Niners RBs vs. Packers run defense

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Niners RBs vs. the Packers’ run defense in this Sunday’s game in Green Bay.

49ers expected to sign OLB Haggans

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
According to The Sacramento Bee, the 49ers are expected to sign veteran OLB Clark Haggans on Sunday.

Classic collision course: 49ers vs. Packers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush breaks down the Packers-49ers Week One blockbuster as the league’s best offense takes on the league’s best "D."

QB Josh Johnson among those cut by 49ers

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
The reuniting of Jim Harbaugh and QB Josh Johnson didn't last long in San Francisco.

ILB duo provides rare value for 49ers 'D'

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
There's more than meets the eye behind the double-barrel success of 49ers star ILBs Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman.

Eagles sign DT Cohen, cut LB Simmons

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed DT Landon Cohen on Thursday and cut LB Monte Simmons.

Westbrook retires as an Eagle

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Two-time Pro Bowl RB Brian Westbrook announced his retirement on Wednesday with the Eagles.

49ers reduce roster to 75

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The 49ers waived 12 players and placed RB Jewel Hampton and LB Darius Fleming on injury lists on Monday.

Catchy NFC West position battles

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
There are other position battles going on in the NFC West besides the QB challenges in Seattle and Arizona — most notably at wide receiver.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 30, 2012
Smith had two of San Francisco's four sacks in Monday's 24-3 win over Arizona.||||||| Smith is tied for fourth in the league with 7 1/2 sacks.
Posted Aug. 11, 2012
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh says the team will likely "dodge a bullet" after linebacker Aldon Smith left Friday night's 17-6 preseason victory over the Minnesota Vikings with a bruised hip. Smith was cut down by a Vikings player while chasing running back Toby Gerhart late in the first quarter. He got up slowly, stayed in for one play and then ran gingerly to the sideline. He didn't return.||||||| Harbaugh said the 49ers were still waiting for final results from team doctors but it "looks like we'll be all right." Smith walked out of the locker room without talking to reporters. The 49ers drafted Smith seventh overall last year. He racked up a franchise-rookie record 14 sacks - best among NFL rookies - to go with two forced fumbles. Smith was the runner-up to Denver's Von Miller for the AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award.
Posted June 30, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers say linebacker Aldon Smith sustained minor injuries during an incident Friday night in San Jose and that he is recovering comfortably. A person with knowledge of the situation says Smith suffered stab wounds. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday because those details had not been released.||||||| The team says it is in communication with authorities and won't comment further at this time. 49ers general manager Trent Baalke says, "We are in contact with Aldon, and thankful that his injuries were not more serious." Smith, the seventh overall pick in the 2011 draft, had a franchise-rookie record 14 sacks - most among NFL rookies last season - to go along with two forced fumbles.
Posted Jan. 28, 2012
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with driving under the influence in Miami Beach. Miami-Dade County jail records show Smith was booked Saturday morning and held on $1,000 bond. Jail records did not show whether Smith was represented by an attorney.||||||| Smith was drafted as the seventh overall draft pick in 2011. During his first season, he had 14 sacks, a franchise record for a rookie linebacker. He also ranked 1st in the NFL in sacks among rookies.
Posted July 28, 2011
The San Francisco 49ers announced four-year deals Thursday for Smith and second-round selection Colin Kaepernick. Under the new NFL labor agreement, there is a club option for a fifth year.||||||| Smith is expected to be San Francisco's pass-rushing outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme. The 49ers have signed all 10 draft picks, making sure a full rookie class will be in attendance at the start of training camp.

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