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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

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Brains of Perry, Johnson to be examined

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Joe "the Jet" Perry and John Henry Johnson, Pro Football Hall of Famers and two members of the 49ers' "Million Dollar Backfield" who died this year, will have their brains examined by researchers at Boston University, the San Francisco Chronicle ...

Lockout limbo: 49ers report

Posted June 05, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the 49ers.  

Hall of Fame RB Johnson dies at age 81

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB John Henry Johnson died Friday in Tracy, Calif., at the age of 81. He played for the 49ers, Lions, Steelers and Oilers during his career.

49ers' Harbaugh told to stop talking about Smith

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
The lockout is preventing NFL coaches from meeting with their players and talking with free agents. For one coach, even talking about free agents has been outlawed.

Kaepernick throws passes at 49ers' player-organized workouts

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers' QB of the future, Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round selection in April's draft, threw passes at player-organized workouts Friday, according to a report from The Sacramento Bee.

Make way for the Harbaugh Express

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
After initially picking the Rams to win the NFC West in 2011, PFW executive editor Dan Arkush has had a change of heart — courtesy of Niners new head coach Jim Harbaugh.  

49ers QB Kaepernick underwent minor surgery

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round pick in April's draft, had minor surgery on his lower left leg following the draft. Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee first reported it.

49ers part ways with Heneghan; promote Ferguson

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The 49ers parted ways with executive vice president Lal Heneghan, who had been with the team since 2006. The Niners promoted Jeff Ferguson to director of football operations and sports medicine.

Smith making more sense as 49ers' starting QB

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
The more new 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh takes the time to talk about the team's tenuous QB situation, the more likely it seems that free agent Alex Smith will indeed re-sign and remain the starter.

Fantasy outlook: QB Colin Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Unless there's a major injury epidemic under center in San Francisco this season, Niners second-round QB Colin Kaepernick will be spending the majority of his time carrying a clipboard on game day.

Niners gamble long-term on Nevada QB Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick probably won't start away for the Niners. But a few years from now, after careful grooming by his head coach, he will be given every opportunity to become the top dog under center.

Niners hope Smith fills major need for stud sacker

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
Aldon Smith suddenly gives new San Francisco defensive coordinator Vic Fangio some real potential pass-rushing firepower from both edges.

Niners' new coordinators are creating positive buzz

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
While most eyes in Niners Nation remain riveted on new head coach Jim Harbaugh, daily team observers are equally intrigued by his top two coaching hires by way of Palo Alto — offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Hall of Fame RB Perry passes away

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Former 49ers great RB Joe "The Jet" Perry has passed away at the age of 84, it was reported by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Niners on Monday.

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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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