Signed by the Cardinals as a rookie free agent on 4/26/10 and was waived/injured following training camp on 9/4/10. Re-signed to the Cardinals practice squad on 11/16/10 and was elevated to the 53-man roster on 11/20/10. Released by Arizona on 11/23/10 and re-signed to the practice squad on 11/24/10, where he spent the remainder of the season. Signed a futures contract with the Cardinals on 1/4/11.
Appeared in 49 career games (nine starts), registering 974 rushing yards on 215 carries and eight TDs … totaled 28 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery on special teams … hauled in 30 passes for 322 yards with two TDs and returned 15 kicks for 155 yards (22.4 avg.) … started three of 13 games played as a senior, rushing for 262 yards and two TDs on 60 carries … set career-highs by returning seven kicks for 337 yards with a long of 35 yards … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2008 … as a junior, saw action in all 13 games, including five starts … set a career-high with 313 rushing yards on 74 carries with two TDs ... added career-bests of 16 receptions and 204 receiving yards, including a career-long 71-yard TD ... totaled 12 tackles on special teams and a forced fumble ... played in 10 games as sophomore in 2007 and totaled 149 rushing yards and two TDs on 21 carries, averaging 7.1 yards per carry ... recorded seven tackles in kick coverage and also recovered a fumble ... registered 60 carries for 285 yards and two TDs in 2006 ... recorded six receptions for 96 yards ... redshirted as a freshman in 2005.
Full name Alfonso Lorenzo Smith … three-year starter at Waggener (Louisville, KY) High School, playing RB on offense and CB and LB on defense ... rushed for 1,071 yards and 11 TDs as a senior, despite missing some or all of several games because of injury ... named District Player of the Year as a senior ... all-district as a junior, rushing for 841 yards and nine TDs ... team went to the state playoffs all three years he was on the varsity, with a best mark of 10-2 as a senior ... for his career registered 2,312 rushing yards, 7.6 yards per carry, and 24 TDs, along with 21 receptions for 286 yards and four TDs … played in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game in June 2005 ... three-year letterman on the track team, running the 100 and 200-meter dashes and two relays ... won two Class AAA state championships as a senior, the 100-meter dash and the 4x100 relay ... received a U. S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award ... honor-roll student ... majored in Community Communications and Leadership Development.