Alexander Douglas Smith (born May 7, ) is an American football quarterback for the Smith went on to guide the Chiefs to an eleven-game winning streak in and their first playoff win since During his time . Smith met Joe Montana for the first time on November 5, , during a game against the Vikings. NFL Passer Rating Single-Season Leaders. Players must meet the minimum requirements to show up on this leaderboard. Build your own custom leaderboards. Apr 7, Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt They also weathered a scandal involving alleged cheating by the former NFL player. The two met when he directed her and Madison in the indie horror flick The.
For the first time in his career, he returned under the same offensive coordinator from the previous season, as Raye was retained. However, continuity in a poor system resulted in the team starting 0—5, and on September 27, Raye was fired and replaced by quarterbacks coach Mike Johnson. Under Johnson, Smith was expected to run a variation of the spread offense that he ran in college. The 49ers continued to build their team having now drafted Anthony Davis and Mike Iupati with their two first round picks to provide more protection.
On September 8, Coach Singletary announced that Smith was named one of the team's captains. However, he was hit as he threw on the third drive attempt, resulting in an interception and a 24—27 loss, dropping the 49ers to 0—5. He was replaced by Troy Smithwho had 14 games of experience in the NFL before joining the 49ers organization just before the start of the regular season.
Troy Smith took Smith's position after winning 2 straight victories against the St. Louis Rams and the Denver Broncos. Smith was booed by the Candlestick crowd after the first two plays. However, the boos turned to cheers after Smith helped lead the 49ers to a 40—21 victory over a division rival.
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However, the 49ers struggled the following Thursday night against the San Diego Chargers and Troy Smith started the following game against the Rams. After the game, Singletary was fired and Alex finished the season starting against the Cardinals. The 49ers finished the season 6—10 and Smith became a free agent after the season. Harbaugh, a former quarterback, was the best teacher the 49ers had since Norv Turner in Smith's second season.
Smith's family wanted him to leave San Francisco. While he did not put up big numbers, he helped the 49ers win games through efficient play, minimizing mistakes and controlling the clock.
In Philadelphia in week 4, Smith rallied the team from a 23—3 second-half deficit to win 24—23, completing 9 of 9 passes for yards and 2 touchdowns in the third quarter alone. The Giants shut down the 49ers' run game Frank Gore was held to zero yards on six carries before leaving the game in the second half and Smith was instrumental in the 27—20 victory.
While the 49ers finished with their most wins since they did it while ranked 29th of 32 teams in the NFL in total passing yardage for including yardage lost from sacks and Smith was often cynically referred to as a game manager. Smith threw for yards, three touchdown passes, and no interceptions while rushing for an additional touchdown.
Smith led touchdown drives of 80 and 85 yards in the final 4: His performance won the game for them. The 49ers were reported to be interested in signing Peyton Manningwho had just been released by the rebuilding Indianapolis Coltsleading Smith to visit the Miami Dolphinsreportedly with the intent to sign with the Dolphins if the 49ers signed Manning.
Jenkins in the first round of the NFL Draft to improve a passing game that lacked production from the receivers the previous season.
Smith began the season as the 49ers' starting quarterback. Smith completed of passes for yards and three touchdowns without an interception in a 24—3 Monday night win over Arizona, and San Francisco was 6—2 after eight games. Louis, Smith suffered a concussion in the second quarter, throwing a touchdown with blurred vision before exiting the game.
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He was replaced by Colin Kaepernickand the game ended in a 24—24 tie. Smith was ranked third in the NFL in passer rating According to coaches and teammates, Smith displayed a very high "football IQ," and his accuracy in passing was lauded as the best many had ever seen.
According to Kansas City's quarterbacks coach, Smith was "super intelligent" and had all of the intangibles that he looked for in a quarterback.
He was 17 of 20, with yards and 5 touchdowns, four of them going to Jamaal Charlesin a victory over the Oakland Raiders. Smith threw 4 touchdowns, completing 30 of his 46 pass attempts for yards and no interceptions, while also carrying the ball 8 times for 57 yards. However, he did commit his team's only turnover, losing a fumble. The final score of the game was 45—44 in favor of the Colts.
He once again lead the Chiefs to the playoffs, where the Chiefs defeated the Houston Texans in the Wild Card round.
Smith threw for yards, a touchdown, and one interception in the victory over the Texans. He also rushed 5 times for 27 yards, and had a yard scramble, which was called back due to a holding penalty. In the regular season Smith threw for 3, yards, 20 touchdowns, and only 7 interceptions, with a completion percentage of He also rushed 84 times for yards, 2 touchdowns, and an average of 5.
Smith won the game in overtime with a two-yard rushing touchdown. This became the largest comeback win in Chiefs history as the Chiefs started the season on a positive note.
After the first 2 minutes and 46 seconds had passed in the first quarter, Smith quickly got 2 touchdown passes to Travis Kelce. She went on to play an ambitious high school debater in Rocket Sciencefor which she earned a subsequent Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Female. Twilight and Up in the Air Kendrick rose to prominence in for the fantasy romance Twilightbased on Stephenie Meyer 's novel of the same namewhich became a major blockbuster at the box office.
Kendrick played Jessica Stanley, a friend of protagonist Bella Swan. Her performance as an ambitious college graduate was praised by critics, who called it "funny and touching"  and commented that she "grabs every scene she's in".
Later that year, she appeared in Scott Pilgrim vs. The film did not fare well at the box office, but has emerged as a cult classic over time. She played Beca Mitchell, a rebellious college freshman who joins an a cappella group called the Barden Bellas and finds that her more modern approach to music clashes with the traditional approach of the group's leader.
The film emerged as a major commercial success and received mostly positive reviews from critics, who called Kendrick's performance "splendid", saying that she "hits just the right note between pithy and chummy.
She played leading roles in the comedy-drama Happy Christmas and the horror comedy The Voiceswhich both received generally favorable reviews from critics, as well as a supporting role in the zombie comedy Life After Beth.
Both Happy Christmas and Life After Beth received limited releases later inwhile The Voices was given a limited release in early She starred opposite Jeremy Jordan in the musical romance The Last Five Yearsan adaptation of the off-Broadway musical of the same name.
While the film itself received mixed reviews, Kendrick garnered widespread critical acclaim for her performance. She also played a supporting role in the comedy-drama Cake starring Jennifer Aniston.