Arthur Smith Biography
Arthur William Smith is a famous American football coach and the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. Smith previously served for the Tennessee Titans as an assistant coach, most recently as an offensive coordinator, before becoming head coach of the Falcons in 2021.
Arthur Smith Age
Arthur was born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, on 27 May 1982. He is 41 years old.
Arthur Smith Height
Smith stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m).
Arthur Smith Education
Arthur studied and graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School. Later, He joined the University of North Carolina and graduated in 2006.
Arthur Smith Family
He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States to his caring parents Frederick W. Smith and Hazel Smith. Arthur has ten siblings including his pretty sisters Windland Smith Rice and Molly Smith.
Arthur Smith Wife
Arthur is married to his loving wife Allison Smith. The couple is blessed with three good-looking children Sophie, Tanner, and William.
Arthur Smith Children
Smith and Allison are proud parents of three good-looking children namely Sophie, Tanner, and William.
Arthur Smith Salary
Arthur receives an annual salary of $500,000.
Arthur Smith’s Net worth
Smith has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Arthur Smith Career
Smith studied at Georgetown Preparatory School based in North Bethesda, Maryland, where he was team captain and played on the offensive line. Arthur also saw some action at defensive tackle. Smith also participated in lacrosse, track, and basketball. In his high school career, He was a first-team All-Metro by The Washington Post and first-team all-state selection at offensive line, two-time all-conference.
From 2001 to 2005, Smith was a guard for North Carolina. In 2001, He was a redshirt freshman. Smith only played in a single game as he was diagnosed with a foot problem for the 2002 season and did not play the remainder of the season. In January 2003, He had foot surgery and missed the entire 2003 season. Arthur saw little action in 2004 and 2005. After graduating in 2006, He became a graduate assistant for North Carolina.
In 2007, Smith started his NFL coaching career when he became the defensive quality control coach for the Washington Redskins. Arthur would stay in that position through 2008. In 2010, Smith was hired at Ole Miss as a defensive intern and administrative assistant.
Smith was hired in 2011 to become the defensive quality control coach under new head coach Mike Munchak for the Tennessee Titans. He then became the offensive quality coach for the 2012 season. Arthur was promoted in 2013 to the assistant tight ends coach and assistant offensive line. Mike was fired after the 2013 season and Ken Whisenhunt new head coach retained Smith as the assistant tight ends coach.
Mike Mularkey was kept for the 2016 season as head coach and so Smith was the new tight ends coach. When Mularkey was fired after the 2017 season, Mike Vrabel new head coach kept Arthur as the tight ends coach for 2018. On January 21, 2019, Arthur was promoted to offensive coordinator, replacing Matt LaFleur, who departed to become head coach of the Green Bay Packers two weeks prior.
In his first year as offensive coordinator, He oversaw the highest-scoring Titans team in 16 years, with Ryan Tannehill, Derrick Henry, and Jonnu Smith having career years. Arthur in the AFC Divisional Round was praised for his play-calling in the Titans’ 28-12 win over the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens.
On January 15, 2021, Arthur was hired to become the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. On September 12, 2021, Smith lost in his head coaching debut by a score of 6–32 against the Philadelphia Eagles. On September 26, 2021, He received his first career win over the New York Giants as a head coach in a 17–14 victory.
On January 9, 2022, Arthur and the Falcons were in the final game of the season by a score of 20–30 loss to the New Orleans Saints, ending the season with a 7–10 record. The Falcons did not qualify for the playoffs and finished 3rd in the NFC South.