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April 28, 2015

BRONCOS WAIVE/FAILED PHYSICAL OLB QUANTERUS SMITH

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Tuesday waived/failed physical outside linebacker Quanterus Smith, it was announced.

Smith (6-5, 255 pounds) is a third-year player who appeared in 15 regular-season games for the Broncos during his first two NFL seasons. He was selected by the club in the fifth round (146th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft from Western Kentucky University.

He spent his rookie season in 2013 on injured reserve recovering from a knee injury sustained during his senior year of college. Smith went on to play 15-of-16 regular-season games for Denver in 2014, contributing 11 tackles (7 solo) and two passes defensed.

The Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2012, Smith totaled 24 sacks and 41 tackles for a loss during his four-year career for the Hilltoppers. 

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