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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

Dolphins trade Ginn to Niners

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
After never getting much of a return on their investment in WR Ted Ginn, the Dolphins traded their 2007 first-round draft pick (ninth overall) Friday to the Niners in exchange for a fifth-round pick (145th overall) in the 2010 draft.

Niners RFA OG Baas signs tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The 49ers today announced that projected starting OLG David Baas has signed the one-year contract he had previously been tendered.

A look at four books on football

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk shares his thoughts on a variety of football books he recently had the chance to peruse — two from the vaults and two current tomes.

49ers GM Baalke doing things his way

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
One thing that quickly has become clear, according to our 49ers sources, is that acting GM Trent Baalke definitely has his own ideas when it comes to talent evaluation.

49ers re-sign LB Brooks

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Friday that they have signed LB Ahmad Brooks to a two-year contract.

Niners re-sign free-agent OT Sims

Posted March 23, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The 49ers officially announced Tuesday that they have re-signed free-agent OT Barry Sims to a one-year deal. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Sims could receive up to $2.1 million if all the incentives in his contract are met.

Niners owner confirms McCloughan won't be back

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
Niners president/CEO Jed York confirmed Monday that Scot McCloughan had been relieved of his duties as the team's general manager and wouldn't be returning to the club. York also said that director of player personnel Trent Baalke ...

McCloughan's fall from grace his own doing

Posted March 20, 2010 @ 11:40 p.m. ET
Despite reports to the contrary, GM Scot McCloughan's stunning fall from grace in San Francisco was his own doing, the way we hear it.

Carr could compete for Niners' starting QB job

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
If newly acquired Niners QB David Carr looks clearly better than Alex Smith in training camp, we hear the team could end up seriously considering Carr for a starting role.

Report: 49ers GM McCloughan stepping down

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Multiple reports out of the Bay Area have indicated that Niners GM Scot McCloughan is about to resign five weeks before the 2010 draft.

Niners sign free-agent CB Paymah

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Niners announced the signing of free-agent CB Karl Paymah to a one-year contract. The 6-0, 195-pounder is entering his sixth NFL season after originally being drafted in the third round (76th overall) by the Broncos in 2005.

Niners' Willis wins Butkus Award

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Niners MLB Patrick Willis has been announced as the winner of the second-ever Butkus Award honoring a professional linebacker.

Niners trade Hill to Lions

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The 49ers have traded QB Shaun Hill to the Lions for a seventh-round draft pick in 2011, the Sacramento Bee reports, citing a league source.

Report: 49ers sign QB Carr

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reached a contract agreement with QB David Carr, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger is reporting, quoting Carr's agent, Mike Sullivan.

Niners more comfortable with Smith as No. 1 QB

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Unlike last season at this time, Niners head coach Mike Singletary said at the NFL Scouting Combine that he feels very good about his team's QB situation with former first-rounder Alex Smith at the helm.

NFC West team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
With Marc Bulger showing that he was not the answer and having been released, the Rams desperately need to find a quarterback they can build their offense around. PFW continues its analysis of team needs with a look at the ...

Coin flips determine draft order for six teams

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. ET
Three coin flips were conducted to determine the draft order for six teams Friday at the Combine.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

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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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