Kirby Smart

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Kirby Smart

Hometown
Bainbridge, GA

High school
Bainbridge

Summary
Kirby Smart (born December 23, 1975 in Montgomery, Alabama) is the defensive coordinator for the University of Alabama football team, being promoted by head coach Nick Saban in February 2008. He joined Saban's staff in January 2007...
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Coaching career
Alabama FootballSecondary Coach, Defensive Coordinator, Assistant Coach

Miami DolphinsSecondary Coach

Georgia FootballAssistant Coach

LSU FootballAssistant Coach

Valdosta State FootballDefensive Coordinator, Assistant Coach

Playing career

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Alabama Football Announces Hiring of Lance Thompson
University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday the hiring of Lance Thompson. Thompson returns to the UA staff after spending the last three seasons at Tennessee. As he did in 2007 and 2008, he will work on the defensive staff and coach the...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Jan 18, 2012
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Recruiting: Jordan Jenkins Commits to Georgia
In somewhat of a shocking decision, elite 2012 defensive end Jordan Jenkins committed to Georgia earlier tonight on Fox Sports South’s "The New College Football Show: Next Class 2012." Jenkins chose Georgia over Florida, Alabama...
Alligator Army, Jan 10, 2012
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LSU, Alabama meet tonight in BCS title game
Top-ranked LSU and No. 2 Alabama will meet for the second time in a little over two months Monday night at the Superdome. Their first encounter, it turns out, was just a warm-up for the BCS championship game.
Tampa Bay Online, Jan 09, 2012
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LSU's Miles set for 'big-boy football' (AP)
Les Miles squeezed out a smile, clenched his left hand nervously and extended his right hand toward Nick Saban. The coaches got in an awkward grasp, forced a bit of small talk, and then posed for the cameras behind the crystal trophy that only one of them can...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 08, 2012
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Football Moves to Saints Training Facility for Practice
The Alabama football team conducted its third practice while in New Orleans on Saturday. The Crimson Tide practiced for two hours in shells at the New Orleans Saints Training Facility.
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Jan 07, 2012
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Top Ranked Matchup Set For Tuscaloosa on Saturday
Both Alabama and LSU had an open date prior to this week's No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup. The Crimson Tide and Tigers enter the game with identical 8-0 overall records and 5-0 marks in the Southeastern Conference. The meeting between Alabama and LSU will be the...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Oct 31, 2011
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Football to Host Rival Tennessee This Weekend
Alabama returns home for a Southeastern Conference Eastern Division matchup against Tennessee in Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, October 22. Last time out, the Crimson Tide dominated Mississippi in Oxford, 52-7, as running back Trent Richardson rushed for a...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Oct 17, 2011
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Rashad Johnson Gives Back To Hometown
Rashad Johnson, former safety for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team, and current safety for the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL has been working to show the residents of his hometown of Sulligent, Ala., his appreciation for their unending support throughout...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Oct 14, 2011
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Football Heads to Mississippi to Face Rebels
Alabama travels to Oxford to take on Mississippi at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The Rebels are currently 2-3 overall and 0-2 in SEC play. Mississippi enjoyed a bye last week and, prior to that, stepped out of conference play to take on Fresno State on the road....
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Oct 10, 2011
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Football to Host Vanderbilt on Homecoming
Alabama returns home to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, October 8, in Bryant-Denny Stadium. Vanderbilt enters the game at 3-1 overall and 1-1 in SEC play after suffering their first loss of the season on September 24, by a score of 21-3 at...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Oct 03, 2011
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Florida Vs. Alabama: Five Crimson Tide Players to Watch
Florida vs. Alabama. In The Swamp. At 8 p.m. this Saturday. You should probably get excited. Here are five Crimson Tide players that could hurt Florida on Saturday. RB Eddie Lacy If you don't know about Trent Richardson by now, I can't help...
Alligator Army, Sep 30, 2011
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Gators vs. Tide: Defenses Offer Nearly a Mirror Image
If you rewind just a few years ago, it's easy to imagine Houston Nutt or Phil Fulmer or former Gators coach Urban Meyer saying the same thing about Will Muschamp when he was defensive coordinator at LSU and Auburn. "Kirby Smart is a guy who I think does a...
University of Florida Athletics Department, Sep 28, 2011
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Football Hosts Arkansas in Southeastern Conference Opener
No. 3/2 Alabama opens Southeastern Conference play when it hosts No. 14/12 Arkansas on Saturday, September 24 in Bryant-Denny Stadium. It will be the 22nd meeting between the two schools and the 10th trip to Tuscaloosa for the Razorbacks.
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Sep 19, 2011
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Football Returns Home to Host North Texas
Alabama returns home to face the North Texas Mean Green on Saturday, September 17, at Bryant-Denny Stadium. This will be the fourth time the teams have met, all of them having occurred in Bryant-Denny Stadium. The Crimson Tide leads the series 3-0 and last...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Sep 12, 2011
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Football Heads to Happy Valley to Face Penn State
Alabama will travel to State College, Pa., to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Saturday, September 10, at Beaver Stadium. It will mark the 15th meeting between the two traditional rivals and the 14th time that legendary coach Joe Paterno will have...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Sep 05, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Kirby Smart
Added Kirby Smart to the 1994 Georgia Bulldogs Football team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Back.
by sacman69 Apr 16, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Kirby Smart
Removed Kirby Smart from the 1994 Georgia Bulldogs Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
by sacman69 Apr 16, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Kirby Smart
Added Kirby Smart to the 1994 Georgia Bulldogs Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
by sacman69 Apr 16, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Kirby Smart
Added Kirby Smart to the 2010 Alabama Crimson Tide Football team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
  • Set role to Secondary Coach.
by DaMan May 21, 2010
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University of Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart stays with Tide, spurns Georgia - ESPN
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Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart is staying with the national champion Crimson Tide, spurning a weekend offer from SEC rival Georgia, according to a source close to the coach.
Submitted by Madison, Jan 12, 2010
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