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Elerson Smith Bio, Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Injury, Salary, Net Worth

Elerson Smith Biography

Elerson Smith is an American footballer who plays as a free-agent linebacker. Currently, he plays no 58 / Outside linebacker for the New York Giants. Previously, he played college football at Northern Iowa.

He began his career as a redshirt sophomore with 19 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, and 7.5 sacks at the end of the season. As a result, he was named first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference.

Smith signed a 4-year rookie contract on May 25, 2021, after he was selected in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Most noteworthy, his football path has continued with notable achievements in college.

Likewise, it is known that he was widely recognized as a first-team FCS All-American by the AFCA. During this time, he recorded 63 total tackles, 14 sacks, 21.5 tackles for loss as well as five forced fumbles.

Furthermore, he was named the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. In addition, he played during the 2021 Senior Bowl before he was signed to the New York Jets practice squad. Afterward, he was released on the 1st of November 2023.

Wiki and Facts

Full Name Elerson G. Smith
Age 25 years old
Birthday 17th July
Nationality American
Relationship Status Dating
Height 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m)
Known For No 58 linebacker for the Giants
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Net Worth $3.5 Million

Elerson Smith Age

Elerson is 25 years of age, being born on July 17, 1998, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. His birthday occurs every year on the 17th of July.

Elerson Smith Height

The football player has a height stature of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m).


Smith has an average weight of 252 lbs (114 kg).

Family – Father, Mother, and Siblings

Elerson was born to Robert Smith (father) and Maxine Taylor (mother) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father passed away while he was still young after suffering a brain aneurysm that paralyzed him from the neck down. He was brought up along with his sister known as August.

High School

The linebacker enrolled at Minneapolis South High School where he began his football career. During this time, it is also known that he ventured into wrestling, basketball, as well as track and field.

Elerson Smith Girlfriend | Relationship

Elerson is currently in a relationship with his lovely girlfriend, Reghan Lynch. Further information on when the duo met or started dating has not been disclosed to the public yet.

Elerson Smith Injury

Elerson was placed on injured reserve during the start of the season on September 1, 2021. Afterward, he was activated from the injured reserve on November 6, 2021. Unfortunately, he was placed back on injured reserve when he suffered a neck injury on January 5, 2022,

Elerson Smith Salary

Elerson is set to receive a base salary of $940,000 in 2023. He signed a 4-year, $4.24 million deal with the New York Giants, featuring a $758,288 signing bonus, $758,288 guaranteed, and an average yearly salary of $1,059,572.

Elerson Smith’s Net Worth

Citing his football career, Elerson sits at a net worth of $3.5 Million as of 2023.

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