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Richard Smith

Linebackers
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Bio Summary

Entering his 31st NFL season, 2018 will be his second in charge of the team’s linebackers. Over the years, Smith has earned praise for his work with some of the game’s top linebackers, including Von Miller, Jon Beason, DeMeco Ryans, Julian Peterson, Ken Norton, Jr. and more.

Biography

Smith joins the Bolts after spending the past two seasons as the Atlanta Falcons’ defensive coordinator.  He’s also enjoyed stints with the Broncos, Panthers, Dolphins, Lions and Oilers as he enters his 30th season coaching in the NFL. Smith is lauded for his work with some of the game’s top linebackers over his tenure, including Von Miller, Jon Beason, DeMeco Ryans, Julian Peterson, Ken Norton, Jr. and more.