NFL Quarterback: Kansas City Chiefs
Career Highlights: Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith holds numerous NFL records including most consecutive passes (119) in the playoffs without an interception. Smith posted 11-win seasons the past two years, including a 2015 11-game winning streak, and their first playoff win since 1994. For his efforts, Smith was named the Chiefs co-MVP. A 12-year NFL veteran, Smith has played in 141 games, completing 2,536 passes (62%) with 157 touchdowns, and 85.3 passer rating. Smith was elected to the 2013 Pro Bowl, his first year in Kansas City, after setting several career and franchise highs. Prior to the Chiefs, Smith started the first nine games of the San Francisco 49ers 2012 season, before suffering a head injury, as the team finished with an 11-4-1 record and played in Super Bowl XLVII. Smith had a breakout season in 2011 leading the 49ers to a 13-3 record. He threw 17 touchdowns and just five interceptions, setting the 49ers record for fewest interceptions in a season, and his 1.1 ratio was an NFL best. Smith’s leadership skills shined as he led the 49ers to five, fourth-quarter comebacks, tying the franchise record set by Joe Montana.