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Alex Smith

Alex Smith - #11 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 217 lbs.
Birthday 05/07/1984
Birthplace Seattle, WA
College Utah
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 1st round, 1st pick by 49ers

49ers' mixed QB signals worth monitoring

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
While there's no denying the strong relationship between 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and GM Trent Baalke, their differing views on Alex Smith could become a problem.

Carr suddenly in mix for Niners' starting QB job

Posted Jan. 29, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Insiders doubt free-agent QB Alex Smith will return in 2011, but it's a different story for David Carr, who has a legitimate shot at starting.

49ers pick Troy Smith to start vs. Rams

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The 49ers are in must-win mode with two weeks to play and the team has announced Troy Smith will be their starting quarterback for at least the first of those games, this coming Sunday against the Rams.

Singletary deciding which Smith to start

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary won't say which Smith will start at quarterback for Sunday's game against the Rams.

Cardinals, 49ers eyeing QBs of the future

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. ET
In light of both teams' struggles this season, we hear Arizona and San Francisco are likely to be in the market for a starting quarterback this offseason, someone like Stanford's Andrew Luck, according to NFC West Whispers.

Unusually steady 49ers just taking care of business

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
With an emphasis on smart, steady football on both sides of the ball, the 49ers are positioned to make a strong closing run in the NFC West after dominating the Seahawks in Week 14.

Smith returns to lead 49ers past 'Hawks

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns in a triumphant return to the starting lineup following a five-game absence, and the 49ers improved their once-slim playoff hopes with a 40-21 victory over the NFC West rival Seattle Seahawks ...

Report: Alex Smith will start for 49ers

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
The 49ers will return to Alex Smith as their starting quarterback in Week 14 in his first start since Week Seven.

Troy Smith to remain 49ers' QB

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary said Monday that QB Alex Smith could be healthy for the team's Week 11 game vs. the Buccaneers, but that Troy Smith would remain the starter regardless.

Troy Smith will get start for 49ers

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary confirmed Friday that QB Troy Smith will start Sunday's game against the Rams.

49ers TE Davis doesn't practice again Thursday

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis did not practice again on Thursday because of an ankle injury as the team prepares for Sunday's game against the Broncos in London.

Troy Smith to start for 49ers this week

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 9:27 a.m. ET
With Alex Smith injured, the 49ers will be turning to No. 3 QB Troy Smith this weekend when San Francisco takes on the Broncos in London.

Niners give Singletary vote of confidence; Smith has sprained AC joint

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 3:22 a.m. ET
Niners owner John York gave head coach Mike Singletary a vote of confidence Tuesday, the Sacramento Bee reported. Meanwhile, an MRI confirmed that QB Alex Smith had suffered a sprained AC joint in his non-throwing shoulder.

49ers QB Smith gets shoulder checked in London

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith had his injured left shoulder checked at a London hospital on Monday morning and is still unsure if he can play against the Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

49ers QB Smith leaves game with shoulder injury

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith has left Sunday's game against the Panthers after injuring his left shoulder. QB David Carr replaced Smith with the game tied at 10.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers made their trade of Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs official on Tuesday, nearly two weeks after the two sides agreed to it.||||||| The 49ers will receive the Chiefs' second-round pick, 34th overall, and a conditional choice in next year's draft, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the terms were not disclosed. Smith must still pass a physical for the trade to be completed.
Posted Feb. 27, 2013
A person with knowledge of the trade tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to acquire Smith from San Francisco.||||||| The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade does not become official until March 12, when the NFL's new business year begins. Smith lost his starting job to Colin Kaepernick after sustaining a concussion Nov. 11. Kaepernick played well, and coach Jim Harbaugh stuck with him even when Smith was healthy.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is sticking with Colin Kaepernick as his starter under center - for now, anyway - as his team prepares for Sunday's home game with the Miami Dolphins. And, no, Alex Smith isn't out of this mix yet, either.||||||| A day after a 16-13 overtime loss at St. Louis, Harbaugh accepted the blame for the fourth-quarter pitch that was fumbled by Kaepernick and led to Janoris Jenkins' 2-yard fumble return for a touchdown and ensuing 2-point conversion that tied the game. Harbaugh didn't call the play, but relayed it through the headset to Kaepernick. Harbaugh says he saw positives in the way Kaepernick responded after the mistakes.
Posted Nov. 28, 2012
Coach Jim Harbaugh made the announcement Wednesday that Colin Kaepernick would go Sunday at St. Louis over Alex Smith after the second-year pro led the NFC West-leading Niners (8-2-1) to victories in the past two games, his first two NFL starts.||||||| Smith, the 2005 No. 1 overall draft pick, hardly looked happy on the sideline during Sunday's win over the Saints after being medically cleared from a concussion suffered in the first half of a 24-24 tie against St. Louis on Nov. 11.
Posted Nov. 17, 2012
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has been declared out for Monday night's game against Chicago with a concussion. Team medical director Dr. Dan Garza evaluated Smith, who was hurt eight days ago against St. Louis.||||||| The 49ers will start second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who replaced Smith in the 24-24 tie with the Rams last week. Smith practiced on a limited basis during the week, but could not pass tests under the NFL's concussion treatment protocol to allow him back on the field against Chicago. Smith has made 28 consecutive starts and led the 49ers to a 6-2-1 record this season. He was left midway through the second quarter of last week's tie with St. Louis.

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