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Ryan Smith



Ryan Smith is in his first season with the Cardinals, and his first season in the NFL, after he was hired to coach cornerbacks on 3/1/23. He came to Arizona from Northwestern University where he spent the 2022 season in the same role with the Wildcats.

Prior to working at Northwestern, Smith spent two seasons (2020-21) at Virginia Tech coaching cornerbacks and added the title of defensive pass game coordinator in 2021. Smith was one of two ACC staff members named to the 24/ College Football Rising Stars list in 2020.