steve smith death| Has died: Former Raiders fullback Steve Smith has passed on after a long fight with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He was 57.
The Raiders reported Smith’s passing Saturday, considering him a motivation for “grinning each day while continually working for a solution for” amyotrophic parallel sclerosis.
Smith was drafted in the third round by the Raiders in 1987 subsequent to featuring in school at Penn State where he helped the Nittany Lions win their last public title in the 1986 season.
Smith was the lead blocker during his nine-year NFL profession for stars like Marcus Allen and Bo Jackson. He likewise ran for 1,627 yards and nine TDs in seven seasons for the Raiders and two in Seattle.
Smith was determined to have ALS around twenty years prior and couldn’t walk or talk lately.
The group says its musings are with Smith’s widow, Chie, their youngsters, Dante and Jazmin, and their grandson Little Steve.