Alex Smith Alex Smith en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 29 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:17:54 MST Newspapers Former Ute quarterback Alex Smith's greatest stat that quiets critics: Wins Critics chastise the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback for his infrequent deep balls and more recently for his inability to get... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:52:05 MDT NFL locals photo gallery, Week 3: Alex Smith, Eric Weddle post strong numbers in victory A pair of former Utes — Alex Smith with the Chiefs and Eric Weddle with the Chargers — helped their respective... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:55:00 MDT Week 2 NFL locals roundup: Players from Utah step up in 2nd week of the season Several local players had key performances for their respective teams in Week 2 of the NFL season. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:00:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Alex Smith, "The Game Manager" earned his big contract It's a backhanded compliment for a quarterback to be called a "game manager," the label that has attached itself to former... Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:19:36 MDT Armed with new deal, Chiefs' Alex Smith looks forward Alex Smith didn't have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:27:43 MDT NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp For the 67 football players with Utah connections currently on NFL rosters, training camp provides an opportunity to make an... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:30:00 MDT Rock On: Utah graduation speaker in 2015 ... Also, Alex Smith's admonition to 'embrace' challenges. Rock On is all in. Mon, 05 May 2014 21:11:02 MDT More competition? Alex Smith's Chiefs could take a quarterback in NFL draft's first round NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the Kansas City Chiefs will consider taking a quarterback in the first round of this... Mon, 05 May 2014 16:19:05 MDT 5 questions: 'I really love where I’m at in Kansas City,' says former Ute quarterback Alex Smith Former Utah quarterback addresses a variety of topics during a recent stay in Salt Lake City. Kansas City Chiefs star was the... Sat, 03 May 2014 16:40:00 MDT Utah graduates told to embrace imperfection, learn from failure A total of 7,947 graduates from all 50 states and 76 countries were honored Thursday during the commencement ceremony at the... Thu, 01 May 2014 20:40:00 MDT Coming home: Alex Smith is Utah's commencement speaker Kansas City Chiefs quarterback shares his thoughts on a variety of topics at a press conference Thursday morning. Thu, 01 May 2014 18:40:00 MDT UteLinks: Chris Hill discusses a variety of topics in video Utah athletics director addresses the Northwestern situation, feeding athletes and other subjects. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:00:00 MDT NFL locals roundup: Alex Smith discusses contract extension talks; increased role for Ezekiel Ansah Alex Smith told the Kansas City Star he isn't concerned about landing a long-term deal with the Chiefs, while numerous media... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:03:51 MDT UteLinks: Charles Thompson talks to 1320 KFAN about his son Kendal Former Oklahoma star discusses the position his son is in as a future Utah quarterback. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:10:00 MDT 2005 NFL draft do-over: Would Alex Smith still be first overall pick? If the 2005 NFL draft could be redone, would Alex Smith still be the No. 1 overall pick? No, says NFL Media analyst Bucky... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:45:00 MDT UteLinks: Check out Gil Brandt's 'Pro Day' report on Utah Bengals tight ends coach works with Jake Murphy in Salt Lake City. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:50:00 MDT Utah football: Utes will hold annual pro day Wednesday Former Utes, including Keith McGill, Jake Murphy, Tenny Palepoi and Trevor Reilly, are expected to give NFL scouts a closer... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:44:21 MDT Former U. quarterback Alex Smith, 3 others to receive honorary doctorates The University of Utah Board of Trustees has announced four recipients of honorary doctorate degrees at this year's annual... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:08:40 MDT Alex Smith and Chiefs best, Sam Bradford and Rams worst of NFL week 7 With compelling match-ups and devastating injuries, this past week in the NFL was full of ups and downs. Here are the best... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:10:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Andy Reid has kept in touch with his Utah roots Three decades after playing and coaching football at BYU, Andy Reid — the hottest coach in football— stays in... Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:05:55 MDT The best and worst of week 5 in the NFL This past week in the NFL was full of upsets, injuries and intense moments. Here are the best and worst from week five. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:11:28 MDT Chiefs QB Alex Smith making Dorsey gamble pay off It was a gamble from the get-go, the decision by the Kansas City Chiefs to trade two draft picks for Alex Smith this past... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:51:04 MDT Give Alex Smith credit, for this at least. The new Chiefs quarterback isn't pretending the appearance of the San... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:11:36 MDT 49ers defense eager to face Chiefs QB, former teammate Alex Smith Over all those years and thousands of practice snaps, the stingy San Francisco defense never got to put a hit on Alex Smith. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:19:49 MDT Former Ute Alex Smith eager to prove himself — again Since being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2005 draft, Alex Smith has spent his NFL career trying to prove himself. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 15:55:05 MDT Alex Smith is a Super Bowl caliber quarterback, says teammate Jamaal Charles Former Ute Alex Smith is a Super Bowl caliber quarterback, says Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles, according to Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:55:00 MDT Chiefs: QB Alex Smith 'everything that we thought he was' Former Utes and 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has impressed Chiefs coaches with his leadership abilities and grasp of the... Mon, 03 Jun 2013 10:56:33 MDT Former Ute Alex Smith already becoming leader of Kansas City Chiefs It hasn't taken long for Alex Smith to become the leader of the Kansas City Chiefs. Wed, 15 May 2013 22:49:12 MDT Will Alex Smith be running the pistol offense in Kansas City? The Kansas City Chiefs hired former Nevada Wolfpack coach Chris Ault as a consultant. Will that translate to former Utah... Wed, 15 May 2013 14:35:00 MDT Kansas City Chief's spotlight BYU's Ziggy Ansah before NFL draft Day 28 of the Kansas City Chief's 2013 NFL Draft Spotlight series focuses on BYU defensive end Ziggy Ansah. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:00:00 MDT Brad Rock: Ziggy or Star? NFL scout makes the call He says BYU's Ziggy Ansah and Utah's Star Lotulelei rate better than anyone at USC or in the Big 12. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:20:00 MDT Colin Kaepernick praises Alex Smith's leadership In an interview with the NFL network, San Francsico 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick praised former starter Alex Smith's... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:41:05 MST IRS report: Charities run by Alex Smith, Steve Young the most generous; A-Rod's gives least The Alex Smith Foundation gives 91 percent of its income to charity, making it one of the most generous athlete charities,... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 11:22:40 MST 49ers trade Alex Smith to Chiefs Alex Smith’s career with the 49ers will end with a trade to the Kansas City Chiefs, multiple NFL sources told this news... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:12:22 MST Alex Smith to be traded to Chiefs, ESPN reports According to ESPN's John Clayton, the San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:25:00 MST More heart tests on tap for Lotulelei INDIANAPOLIS — Top draft prospect Star Lotulelei will undergo more extensive heart tests when he returns to Utah. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:10:00 MST Reports: 49ers have agreed to deal Alex Smith, likely to Chiefs Reports from the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis are that the 49ers have agreed to trade backup quarterback Alex Smith,... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 20:25:49 MST Alex Smith reportedly liked by Arizona Cardinals The latest report from around the NFL is that Arizona is interested in making former Utah quarterback Alex Smith a part of... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:20:00 MST Report: Former Ute QB Alex Smith may be traded to the Kansas City Chiefs Former San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Alex Smith is being pursued by the Kansas City Chiefs, according to reports. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:15:00 MST 5 former Utah college stars who could be impacted this NFL offseason For several former Utah college football players, this NFL offseason could mean a shift in their future plans in the league. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:55:00 MST View from the Booth: What will Utah football look like with Dennis Erickson? "It's not about the money, it's about coaching, and I'm a coach. It's all I've done all my life. Making me sit out last year... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:40:00 MST View from the Booth: Signing day offers hope for the future "Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies."— Andy Dufresne Tue, 05 Feb 2013 22:45:00 MST Players with Utah ties make impacts in Super Bowl Six players with local ties made the trip to the Super Bowl with several of them playing key roles. Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:20:00 MST Brad Rock: Kyle Whittingham hoping to capitalize on the Utes' Super Bowl exposure With National Letter of Intent Day coming up Wednesday, Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham wants all the exposure his... Sat, 02 Feb 2013 17:25:00 MST Andy Reid reportedly interested in 49ers' Alex Smith Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:45:00 MST Alex Smith handles media blitz Wave after wave they came at 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, as unrelenting as the Baltimore Ravens' defense. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:06:50 MST 49ers QB Alex Smith to ask for release after Super Bowl According to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is expected to ask for a release sometime after... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:30:00 MST Alex Smith handles role with unselfishness, class Alex Smith ran off the field at Candlestick Park two weeks ago to a standing ovation and cheers from the sellout crowd, not... Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:43:37 MST Alex Smith says Super Bowl berth 'a little bittersweet' but is happy to be with 49ers In the wake of San Francisco's opportunity to win an NFL record-tying sixth Super Bowl, former starter Alex Smith has met his... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:45:00 MST