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Seahawks Stories Podcast: Sherman Smith

A member of the Seattle backfield for the first seven seasons of the franchise, Seahawks Legend Sherman Smith joins the show.


A member of the Seattle backfield for the first seven seasons of the franchise, the Seahawks Legend also coached the position during the early Pete Carroll years, including the Super Bowl XLVIII team. He shares his stories on today's show. Listen and subscribe to the Seahawks Stories podcast.


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Hosted by the Voice of the Seahawks Steve Raible and Seahawks Legend Jim Zorn, Seahawks Stories features Seahawks Legends, and members of the Seahawks organization. The guys take you on a journey with your favorite players on their journey to the Seahawks, playing in the organization, transitioning to life after football and everything in between. Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you get your podcasts.

Today's show:

  • Playing football since a young age (02:02)
  • Always knowing he wanted to be a teacher and a coach (04:12)
  • Being drafted to Seattle and changing positions (06:29)
  • Sprint draw series (11:35)
  • Fake field goals (15:57)
  • Jim Zorn's ankle injury throwing to Sherman (18:48)
  • End of Sherman's career (21:20)
  • Coaching career (24:44)
  • Coaching with Jim Zorn in Washington (34:26)
  • Coaching under Pete Carroll with Marshawn Lynch (37:45)
  • Life after football (46:07)
  • Finding out he had a son (48:12)

Listen below:

Take a look back at former running back Sherman Smith through the years. Smith played eight seasons in the NFL, from 1976-83.

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