Lovie Smith Autograph

Lovie Smith is a former American football player and coach who has made a remarkable impact on the sport. He was born in Gladewater, Texas, on May 8, 1958. Smith attended the University of Tulsa, where he played as a linebacker for the school's football team. His exceptional talent was recognized by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who drafted him in the 6th round of the 1981 NFL Draft. Smith played five seasons with the Buccaneers before retiring from professional football. More about Lovie Smith

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After retiring from football, Lovie Smith began his coaching career as a graduate assistant for the University of Tulsa in 1983. A year later, he became the linebackers coach for the University of Wisconsin. Since then, Smith has coached at different levels, including defensive coordinator roles for teams such as Ohio State University and the St. Louis Rams. His most prominent coaching role was as the head coach of both the Chicago Bears and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Smith's tenure as Bears' head coach between 2004-2012 was particularly memorable, as he led the team to a Super Bowl appearance in 2007.

During his coaching career, Lovie Smith was known for his defensive-minded approach to the game. He was a master at creating schemes that slowed down and disrupted opposing teams' offenses. His ability to create game plans that stifled the best offenses in the NFL made him a highly sought-after coach. Smith's influence on the game has been recognized by the National Football League, who awarded him the NFL Coach of the Year award in 2005. He was also inducted into the University of Tulsa Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999. Read even more about Lovie Smith at Wikipedia

Traded items with a signature of Lovie Smith

In total, we tracked 112 items since 01/01/2008. The chart below shows the trade volume over time.

The most expensive item with a signature of Lovie Smith (Tampa Bay Buccaneers LOVIE SMITH Signed Autographed REAL Football Helmet.) was sold in May 2017 for $199.00 while the cheapest item (LOVIE SMITH Signed 8x10 Photo..As CHICAGO BEARS Coach) found a new owner for $0.99 in March 2021. The month with the most items sold (8) was November 2008 with an average selling price of $12.49 for an autographed item of Lovie Smith. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in May 2017 with $199.00 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $0.99 was March 2021. In average, an autographed item from Lovie Smith is worth $19.95.

Most recently, these items with a signature of Lovie Smith were sold on eBay - click here for more items.

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thumbnailCoach Lovie Smith Illinois Illini Signed Autographed Full Size Football Bears$40.00logo
thumbnailCoach Lovie Smith Illinois Illini Signed Autographed Full Size Football Bears$35.00logo
thumbnailCoach Lovie Smith Illinois Illini Signed Autographed Full Size Football Bears$40.00logo
thumbnailJumbo Fisher/ Lovie Smith & Dick Vitals Signed Football$50.00logo
thumbnailLovie Smith autographed 8x10 photo Illinois Football Houston Texans$12.99logo
thumbnailLovie Smith Autographed Full Size Football$30.00logo
thumbnailLovie Smith signed 8x10 - Illinois Coach $10.00logo
thumbnailLOVIE SMITH Signed 8x10 Photo..As CHICAGO BEARS Coach$0.99logo
thumbnailLovie Smith Signed Autographed Illinois Fighting 8x10 Photo Coa$29.99logo
thumbnailLovie Smith Signed Chicago Bears Mini Helmet $24.99logo
thumbnailLovie Smith SIGNED Illinois 8X10 Photo AUTO w COA Fighting Illini PROOF$24.95logo
thumbnailLovie Smith, Tampa Bay Bucs, Signed 8 x 10 Photo, Clean$19.95logo
thumbnailNIB Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mini Helmet Signed Autographed Coach Lovie Smith Bucs$38.25logo
thumbnailTampa Bay Buccaneers LOVIE SMITH Signed Autographed REAL Football Helmet. $199.00logo
thumbnailWOW! NFL Lovie Smith Autograph Chicago Bears Hat/Cap (Bonus Auto?)$14.99logo

Latest News about Lovie Smith

Bears fans are forever grateful to Chicago legend Lovie Smith for role in blockb (03/11/23): Just build Bears legend Lovie Smith his statue right now. Go to news article

Podcast: Lovie Smith gave Bears fans an amazing gift with the No. 1 pick (01/15/23): Thanks to Lovie Smith, the Bears have the No. 1 pick in the 2023 NFL draft. We recap the excitement from Week 18 on our new episode. Go to news article

Texans request interview with Mike Kafka (01/10/23): Giants offensive coordinator Mike Kafka’s list of suitors is growing longer. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Texans have requested an interview with Kafka for their head coaching opening. The Texans fired Lovie Smith after their Week 18 win over the Colts. The Panthers have also requested Go to news article

Texans head coach interviews: After firing Lovie Smith, here's who Houston has r (01/09/23): A look at who the Texans are looking to interview to be their next head coach Go to news article

Bears fans celebrate No. 1 overall pick by thanking former head coach Lovie Smit (01/08/23): The Chicago Bears may have lost their 10th straight game on Sunday, but nothing was going to stop their celebration after securing the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Go to news article

Older News Stories about Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith addresses the loss of No. 1 pick to the Chicago Bears (01/2023): Lovie Smith fields questions about defeating the Indianapolis Colts and foregoing the No. 1 overall pick to the Chicago Bears as consequence. Go to news article

Texans’ Lovie Smith says he wishes he had a chance to coach J.J. Watt (12/2022): Houston Texans coach Lovie Smith says he wishes he had the opportunity to coach J.J. Watt at some point in his 12-year NFL career. Go to news article

Lovie Smith on the challenges posed by Browns’ sensational running back Nick Chu (11/2022): According to Lovie Smith, Nick Chubb may play more of a factor in the outcome of Sunday's game than the #Browns' new starting quarterback Go to news article

Lovie Smith says front five fed into offensive dysfunction vs. Titans (10/2022): The Texans were wholly dismantled by the Titans in Week 8, and Lovie Smith told reporters that his offensive line was the biggest reason why Go to news article

Texans' fourth-quarter woes continue in loss to Bears (09/2022): HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans failed to score in the fourth quarter again Sunday against the Chicago Bears to remain winless through three weeks. Houston has not scored a single point in the final quarter this season, leaving coach Lovie Smith searching for ways to get his team to close out a ga

Texans coach Lovie Smith going with ‘gut feeling’ backed by data on roster cuts (08/2022): Houston Texans coach Lovie Smith is in his 12th NFL season as a coach, and he has learned to go with a "gut feeling" bolstered by information. Go to news article

Texans coach Lovie Smith ‘anxious’ to see how DE Jonathan Greenard progresses (07/2022): Houston Texans coach Lovie Smith anticipates DE Jonathan Greenard can have a good season based on what he accomplished through 12 games in 2021. Go to news article

Texans coach Lovie Smith fails to make Pro Football Focus list of top defensive (06/2022): Houston Texans coach Lovie Smith did not make Pro Football Focus' list of top defensive play-callers. Go to news article

OC Pep Hamilton impressing Texans with attention to detail (05/2022): The Houston Texans decided to invest in Pep Hamilton as their offensive coordinator in the first season with coach Lovie Smith. Hamilton, who had previously been the quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator under then-coach David Culley, who ... Go to news article

Lovie Smith says Texans are looking for pass rushers in the 2022 NFL draft (04/2022): Houston Texans coach Lovie Smith says the team is looking at adding pass rushers in the 2022 NFL draft. Go to news article

Texans may have a new coach but aren’t starting from scratch (03/2022): The Houston Texans may have a new coach in Lovie Smith, but it doesn't mean they have hit the reset button. Go to news article

Coaching at Illinois may have helped Lovie Smith’s defense adapt to the NFL (02/2022): Lovie Smith's patented Tampa 2 defense may have benefited from being deployed in college, according to Houston Texans LB coach Miles Smith. Go to news article

Bears hire Matt Eberflus: Return to Lovie Smith style principles (01/2022): The Chicago Bears have hired Matt Eberflus as their new head coach and he'll bring some Lovie Smith style principles with him.

Illinois hires Bret Bielema, signing former Wisconsin and Arkansas coach to six- (12/2020): Bielema, who has strong Big Ten roots, replaces Lovie Smith as leader of the Illini Go to news article

Illinois-Iowa Preview (11/2019): It's not hard for Illinois head coach Lovie Smith to find a source of motivation for his team heading into a matchup at No. 17 Iowa on Saturday. All Smith has had to do is point out that Iowa went into Illinois and administered a 63-0 thrashing of the Fighting Illini last year. "Yeah, I think

Illinois has shot to earn bowl bid for 1st time under Smith (10/2019): Lovie Smith inherited outdated football facilities, among the worst in college football, when he was hired at Illinois in 2016 and he knew it. The former Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach took on the challenge anyway. Smith committed to a long-term plan to recruit the best players he co

Smith hires son to staff, adds cornerbacks coach | The Daily Illini (02/2019): Lovie Smith’s Illinois football staff is going to look different in 2019.  Gone are the likes of former defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson as well as several coaches who have been in the program for a while, like former offensive line coach Luke Butkus, who joined the Green Bay Packers, and stren Go to news article