Smith (5-foot-11, 215 pounds) was originally signed by the Arizona Cardinals on May 12 as an undrafted rookie free agent. He was released by Arizona on June 4 and claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars one day later. Jacksonville released Smith on June 19.
Smith had 50 receptions for 765 receiving yards and four touchdowns during his senior season at Washington. Smith also returned 62 kickoffs in his college career for a 23.3-yard average.