Player Bio

Alex Smith
QB #11
Height:
6-4
Weight:
217
Age:
32
College:
Utah
Hometown:
La Mesa, CA
Experience:
12

Quick Stats (2015):

TDS
20
INT
7
YDS
3,486
RTG
95.4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 2,458 3,990 26,911 6.7 153 87 350 1,984 85.2 451 1,997 4.4 10 65 26
2016 KC 11 11 250 371 2,567 6.9 11 4 25 128 92.5 30 53 1.8 2 5 3
2015 KC 16 16 307 470 3,486 7.4 20 7 45 235 95.4 84 498 5.9 2 4 0
2014 KC 15 15 303 464 3,265 7 18 6 45 229 93.4 49 254 5.2 1 4 1
2013 KC 15 15 308 508 3,313 6.5 23 7 39 210 89.1 76 431 5.7 1 7 3
2012 SF 10 9 153 218 1,737 8 13 5 24 137 104.1 31 132 4.3 0 4 1
2011 SF 16 16 273 445 3,144 7.1 17 5 44 263 90.7 52 179 3.4 2 7 2
2010 SF 11 10 204 342 2,370 6.9 14 10 25 140 82.1 18 60 3.3 0 4 2
2009 SF 11 10 225 372 2,350 6.3 18 12 22 134 81.5 24 51 2.1 0 3 1
2008 SF 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SF 7 7 94 193 914 4.7 2 4 17 121 57.2 13 89 6.8 0 6 5
2006 SF 16 16 257 442 2,890 6.5 16 16 35 202 74.8 44 147 3.3 2 10 5
2005 SF 9 7 84 165 875 5.3 1 11 29 185 40.8 30 103 3.4 0 11 3
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 SD W 33-27 34 48 70.8 363 7.6 2 1 3 33 97.8 4 15 3.8 1 -- --
2 @HOU L 12-19 20 37 54.1 186 5 0 0 4 14 68.1 2 2 1 0 2 2
3 NYJ W 24-3 25 33 75.8 237 7.2 1 0 2 16 105.2 3 -3 -1 0 -- --
4 @PIT L 14-43 30 50 60 287 5.7 2 1 4 17 81 1 2 2 0 2 0
6 @OAK W 26-10 19 22 86.4 224 10.2 0 0 1 1 109.1 3 -1 -0.3 0 -- --
7 NO W 27-21 17 24 70.8 214 8.9 2 0 0 0 126 4 7 1.8 0 -- --
8 @IND W 30-14 9 19 47.4 127 6.7 1 0 1 0 87 2 9 4.5 0 -- --
9 JAX W 19-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @CAR W 20-17 25 38 65.8 178 4.7 0 1 3 13 65.5 4 13 3.3 0 -- --
11 TB L 17-19 24 31 77.4 261 8.4 1 1 0 0 99 2 10 5 1 -- --
12 @DEN W 30-27 26 44 59.1 220 5 1 0 6 30 79.7 2 2 1 0 -- --
13 @ATL W 29-28 21 25 84 270 10.8 1 0 1 4 125 3 -3 -1 0 1 1

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Biography

  • 12th-year quarterback enters his fourth season in Kansas City after joining the Chiefs in a trade from San Francisco in 2013.
  • Has played in 126 games (121 starts), completing 2,208 of 3,619 passes (61.0%) for 24,344 yards with 142 touchdowns and 83 interceptions, good for an 84.5 passer rating. He has added 421 carries for 1,944 yards (4.6 avg.) with eight rushing touchdowns.
  • In five career postseason starts, Smith has completed 112 of 186 passes (60.2%) for 1,309 yards with 11 touchdowns and one interception, good for a 99.1 passer rating. In those contests, he also owns 23 carries for 198 yards (6.8 avg.) with one touchdown.
  • Has three consecutive seasons with at least 3,000 passing yards since joining the Chiefs (2013-15).
  • In his first three seasons with the club, he has 30 wins, marking the most wins by a Chiefs quarterback in his first three seasons with the club.
  • One of two recipients of the club's Derrick Thomas Award following the 2015 season, given to the Chiefs Most Valuable Player. 
  • Became only the second quarterback in Chiefs history to win his first nine starts in a Kansas City uniform, joining QB Mike Livingston who won his first nine starts from 1969 to 1972. He is the first Kansas City quarterback to win his first nine games in a Chiefs uniform in consecutive weeks in the same season.
  • His 312 consecutive passes attempted without an interception throughout the 2015 season ranks second all-time in NFL history behind Tom Brady (358).
  • Set a single-game franchise record for passing efficiency, completing 25 of 29 passes (86.2%) for 223 yards vs. St. Louis (10/26/14).
  • Recorded his first career perfect 158.3 passer rating in a game with a minimum of 20 attempts at Oakland on Dec. 15, 2013. He completed 17 of 20 passes for 287 yards with five touchdowns and no interceptions. Became only the second Chiefs player to record a perfect 158.3 passer rating in a game with a minimum of 20 attempts, joining QB Trent Green, who accomplished the feat on Dec. 14, 2003.
  • Set a single-game career-high with five touchdown passes at Oakland on Dec. 15, 2013, tying for the second-highest single-game total in franchise history.
  • Completed 17 of 20 passes at Oakland (12/15/13), good for an 85.0 completion percentage, marking the best single-game completion percentage by any quarterback in franchise history, attempting at least 20 passes.
  • Set a franchise record for most rushing yards in a single season by a quarterback, racking up a career-high 431 yards on 76 carries (5.7 avg.). He passed QB Tyler Thigpen’s mark of 386 yards set during the 2008 season.
  • Set single-season career-highs for attempts (508) and completions (308) in 2013. It was the first time in his career that he eclipsed the 500 attempt and the 300 completion marks.
  • His 3,486 passing yards in 2015 are a single-season career-high, passing his old mark of 3,313 set in the 2013 season.
  • Threw for 23 touchdowns and only seven interceptions in 2013, giving him a +16 TD/INT differential, the best mark of his career. His 23 touchdowns are a single-season high.
  • In his first postseason outing as a member of the Chiefs, he threw for playoff-game franchise records in attempts (46), completions (30), yards (378) and touchdowns (four). His 378 yards and four touchdowns pass the marks set by another former San Francisco quarterback who played in Kansas City, Joe Montana.
  • During 2012 offseason, spent time working with former MLB pitching coach Tom House on his throwing motion. House is known for his work with NFL quarterbacks, including Carson Palmer, Drew Brees and Tom Brady.
  • Led the 49ers to a 13-3 regular season record and a trip to the NFC Championship Game in 2011.
  • Owns the NFL record for most consecutive passes attempted without an interception in the postseason with 119.
  • Was named the 2011 Comeback Player of the Year by Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News. Also earned the Ed Block Courage Award, USA Today All-Joe Team and was the Samsung Next Level Player of the Week in Week 5.
  • Became the sixth quarterback in San Francisco franchise history to pass for more than 10,000 yards in a career, accomplishing that feat during the 2011 season.
  • Led the 49ers to six fourth-quarter comebacks in 2011, including four on the road. His four come-from-behind road victories tied the franchise record set by QB Joe Montana in 1989.
  • Set a San Francisco franchise record for fewest interceptions in a season with five (min. 400 attempts) in 2011.
  • Named Samsung Next Level Player of the Week vs. Tampa Bay (10/9/11).
  • Became the fifth San Francisco quarterback to eventually join the Kansas City Chiefs, following Steve DeBerg (1988), Elvis Grbac (1997), Steve Bono (1994), and most notably, Joe Montana (1993).
  • Started all 16 games in 2006, becoming the first quarterback in 49ers history to take every snap over the course of a season.
  • Originally entered the NFL as the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft by San Francisco.
  • Signed with Kansas City (8/31/14) ... Traded to Kansas City from San Francisco (3/12/13) ... Re-signed with San Francisco (3/21/12) ... Signed with San Francisco (7/29/11) ... Originally entered the NFL as the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.
  • 12th-year quarterback enters his fourth season in Kansas City after joining the Chiefs in a trade from San Francisco in 2013.
  • Has played in 126 games (121 starts), completing 2,208 of 3,619 passes (61.0%) for 24,344 yards with 142 touchdowns and 83 interceptions, good for an 84.5 passer rating. He has added 421 carries for 1,944 yards (4.6 avg.) with eight rushing touchdowns.
  • In five career postseason starts, Smith has completed 112 of 186 passes (60.2%) for 1,309 yards with 11 touchdowns and one interception, good for a 99.1 passer rating. In those contests, he also owns 23 carries for 198 yards (6.8 avg.) with one touchdown.
  • Has three consecutive seasons with at least 3,000 passing yards since joining the Chiefs (2013-15).
  • In his first three seasons with the club, he has 30 wins, marking the most wins by a Chiefs quarterback in his first three seasons with the club.
  • One of two recipients of the club's Derrick Thomas Award following the 2015 season, given to the Chiefs Most Valuable Player. 
  • Became only the second quarterback in Chiefs history to win his first nine starts in a Kansas City uniform, joining QB Mike Livingston who won his first nine starts from 1969 to 1972. He is the first Kansas City quarterback to win his first nine games in a Chiefs uniform in consecutive weeks in the same season.
  • His 312 consecutive passes attempted without an interception throughout the 2015 season ranks second all-time in NFL history behind Tom Brady (358).
  • Set a single-game franchise record for passing efficiency, completing 25 of 29 passes (86.2%) for 223 yards vs. St. Louis (10/26/14).
  • Recorded his first career perfect 158.3 passer rating in a game with a minimum of 20 attempts at Oakland on Dec. 15, 2013. He completed 17 of 20 passes for 287 yards with five touchdowns and no interceptions. Became only the second Chiefs player to record a perfect 158.3 passer rating in a game with a minimum of 20 attempts, joining QB Trent Green, who accomplished the feat on Dec. 14, 2003.
  • Set a single-game career-high with five touchdown passes at Oakland on Dec. 15, 2013, tying for the second-highest single-game total in franchise history.
  • Completed 17 of 20 passes at Oakland (12/15/13), good for an 85.0 completion percentage, marking the best single-game completion percentage by any quarterback in franchise history, attempting at least 20 passes.
  • Set a franchise record for most rushing yards in a single season by a quarterback, racking up a career-high 431 yards on 76 carries (5.7 avg.). He passed QB Tyler Thigpen’s mark of 386 yards set during the 2008 season.
  • Set single-season career-highs for attempts (508) and completions (308) in 2013. It was the first time in his career that he eclipsed the 500 attempt and the 300 completion marks.
  • His 3,486 passing yards in 2015 are a single-season career-high, passing his old mark of 3,313 set in the 2013 season.
  • Threw for 23 touchdowns and only seven interceptions in 2013, giving him a +16 TD/INT differential, the best mark of his career. His 23 touchdowns are a single-season high.
  • In his first postseason outing as a member of the Chiefs, he threw for playoff-game franchise records in attempts (46), completions (30), yards (378) and touchdowns (four). His 378 yards and four touchdowns pass the marks set by another former San Francisco quarterback who played in Kansas City, Joe Montana.
  • During 2012 offseason, spent time working with former MLB pitching coach Tom House on his throwing motion. House is known for his work with NFL quarterbacks, including Carson Palmer, Drew Brees and Tom Brady.
  • Led the 49ers to a 13-3 regular season record and a trip to the NFC Championship Game in 2011.
  • Owns the NFL record for most consecutive passes attempted without an interception in the postseason with 119.
  • Was named the 2011 Comeback Player of the Year by Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News. Also earned the Ed Block Courage Award, USA Today All-Joe Team and was the Samsung Next Level Player of the Week in Week 5.
  • Became the sixth quarterback in San Francisco franchise history to pass for more than 10,000 yards in a career, accomplishing that feat during the 2011 season.
  • Led the 49ers to six fourth-quarter comebacks in 2011, including four on the road. His four come-from-behind road victories tied the franchise record set by QB Joe Montana in 1989.
  • Set a San Francisco franchise record for fewest interceptions in a season with five (min. 400 attempts) in 2011.
  • Named Samsung Next Level Player of the Week vs. Tampa Bay (10/9/11).
  • Became the fifth San Francisco quarterback to eventually join the Kansas City Chiefs, following Steve DeBerg (1988), Elvis Grbac (1997), Steve Bono (1994), and most notably, Joe Montana (1993).
  • Started all 16 games in 2006, becoming the first quarterback in 49ers history to take every snap over the course of a season.
  • Originally entered the NFL as the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft by San Francisco.
  • Signed with Kansas City (8/31/14) ... Traded to Kansas City from San Francisco (3/12/13) ... Re-signed with San Francisco (3/21/12) ... Signed with San Francisco (7/29/11) ... Originally entered the NFL as the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.