Akili Smith was a standout quarterback in his senior season at the University of Oregon, throwing 30 touchdown passes in only 11 starts.
Smith was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals third overall in 1999. He spent four seasons with the Bengals before playing with the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL. After his playing career, Smith returned to St. Augustine High School in his hometown to coach quarterbacks.
- College: Oregon
- Cincinnati Bengals (1999-2002)
- Frankfurt Galaxy (2005)
- Calgary Stampeders (2007)
- Grossmont College
- University of California
- St. Augustine High School (CA)
- 215/371 for 3,763 yards with 30 TDs. 82 carries for 184 yards and 4 TD (Oregon (1998))