Steve Smith, Sr

Inducted: 2024

  • Native of California
  • Selected in the third round of the 2001 NFL draft 
  • Played 13 seasons with the Carolina Panthers and is the team’s all-time leader in touchdowns (67), receptions (836) and receiving yards (12,197)
  • A five-time Pro Bowl selection and three-time All-Pro 
  • Led the league in catches, receiving yards and touchdowns in 2005
  • As of his induction, just 54 players in NFL history to have garnered over 10,000 receiving yards and he had more than 1,000 all-purpose yards 11 times in his 16 NFL seasons