How Much Is NFL Player Fred Smoot’s Net Worth Now?

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Fred Smoot is a former NFL cornerback born on April 17, 1979. He became a millionaire for his successful NFL contracts. As of now, Fred Smoot’s net worth is $12 million. Currently, he is in the business profession.

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Frederick D. Smoot

ProfessionFormer NFL Player, Businessman
Average Yearly Salary:$3 million
High School Education:John W. Provine High School
Wife/Girlfriend:Summer Joy Hughes-Smoot
College Education:Mississippi State University
Birth Date:April 17, 1979
Birth Place:Jackson, Mississippi, United States
  • First-team All-SEC Two Times
  • Consensus All-American
Height:5 feet 11 inches
Current Age:43 years
Weight:84 kg
Jersey Number:21 and 22

Beginning Period of life 

Fred Smoot was born in Jackson, Mississippi, on April 17, 1979. The full name of Fred Smoot is Frederick D. Smoot. 

This man spent his early career at the John W. Provine High School in Jackson, Mississippi. At the time of his study in this school, he played for the Province Rams high school football team. In his senior year of school, he played in the Mississippi-Alabama high school all-star game.


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His college career began at Mississippi State University (MSU) in Starkville. At the time of his study at this college, he played for the Mississippi State Bulldogs football program from 1997 to 2000. In both his senior and junior years, he made his place in the first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection. As a senior, he also made his place to the consensus first-team All-American. 

Fred Smoot’s NFL Contract With Drafted Teams

Fred Smoot started to turn over the chapter of his professional phase of life in 2001, and the chapter was closed in 2009. He played for the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings during his professional football career. 

In the 2001 NFL Draft, Washington Redskins took him in 45th overall for the 2nd round. He played with this team till 2004. In four years with this team, he gained 16 interceptions. 

Next year, he played for the Minnesota Vikings. In 2007, returning to his old team Washington Redskins he represented this team till 2009. In the sphere of the NFL, he played a total of 129 games. His career statistics are:

  • Tackles: 450
  • Interceptions: 21
  • Forced fumbles: 5
  • AV: 48
  • Yds: 194
  • TD: 1

What is Fred Smoot doing now?

After 2010, he did not sign with any team in the NFL. In his post-retirement life, he engaged in the business profession. He established his MACK Energy chocolate bar. He also launched the Waffle House restaurant in Washington, D.C.

Fred Smoot Salary Table

Total Salary Earned From NFL Career:$58 Million
Average Annual Salary: $3.8 million
Total Salary Earned From Minnesota Vikings:$34.7 million
Salary Earned From Washington Redskins:$23.5 million

Success and Awards 

Fred Smoot put the sign of his success in every step of his glorified career. Mention ably he made his name to the First-team All-SEC in 1999 and 2000. He made his position to the Consensus All-American in 2000. Fred Smoot's Achievements

Fred Smoot’s Wife/Girlfriends

Fred Smoot was a married man. He entered conjugal life with Summer Joy Hughes-Smoot. He received her as the legal partner of his life in September 2009. His wife was a South Carolina-bred finance attorney. The couple did their split in 2013. 

He was arrested on the allegation of domestic violence against his former girlfriend, Valerie Jackson. Currently, he has a relationship with Jae D. Wynn. She is an American Actress. In his life, he also became controversial. He was connected with the ‘love boat scandal.’ 

Height and Weight

Fred Smoot is tall, up to 5 feet 11 inches, and his weight is 185 lbs. The age of this reputed professional is 43 years now. His jersey numbers are 21 and 27.

Fred Smoot’s Top Five Quotes

“We call that runnin’ through the okra patch.”- Fred Smoot.

“Perfect, man. Perfect. We really need this to refuel and hopefully get people healthy.”- Fred Smoot.

“Just a little bit more adversity. We’ve just got to get through it.”- Fred Smoot. 

“Yeah, I’m embarrassed. You can’t come out like this and expect to win.”- Fred Smoot.

“I told a lot of people that year that I felt he was the best receiver in my draft, … And I think he’s kind of proving that.”- Fred Smoot.

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