Billy Ray Smith 2001 Deaths

Billy Ray Smith

Age: 66

a 13-year NFL defensive lineman, who played in two Super Bowls with the Baltimore Colts; played three seasons at the University of Arkansas and helped them win the 1955 Sugar Bowl; played for Los Angeles (1957) and Pittsburgh (1958-60) before being traded to the Colts; retired after 1971 Super Bowl; son, Billy Ray Jr., played linebacker with San Diego in the 1980s. He died of complications from cancer.

Died: Little Rock, Ark., March 21

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