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Emmitt Smith Death Hoax Debunked; What Happened To Him And Where Is he Now?

The Internet was devastated after the news of Emmitt Smith Death surfaced. Is he dead, or is a hoax debunked? Check out details via his article.

Emmitt James Smith III, famed by his game name Emmitt Smith is an established former professional football player from America who represented a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons.

 Florida reared Smith and became the second-leading rusher in American high school football history while playing for Escambia High School and three years of college football for the Florida Gators, setting numerous rushing records.

Besides his collegiate records, the footballer’s inducted into the 2006 College Football Hall of Fame and the 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame. 

Besides NFL, Smith played for Dallas Cowboys after being selected by Dallas in the first round of the 1990 NFL draft. 

The former footballer is the only running back ever to win a Super Bowl championship, the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award, the NFL Most Valuable Player award, and the NFL rushing crown, all in the same season in 1993.

Emmitt Smith Death Hoax Debunked

The news about Emmitt Smith’s Death Hoax surfaced on the Internet after he reacted to the death of former Dallas Cowboys Rayfield Wright.

Rayfield Wright is a professional American football player who played as an offensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons.

Rayfield was a great Dallas Cowboys ex-player and Pro Football Hall of Famer, with records like Emmitt Smith.

Rayfield Wright
Rayfield Wright the former Dallas Cowboys player lost his life at 76 after being hospitalized for a seizure.
Source: FoxNews

According to sources, the former Dallas Cowboys player lost his life at 76 after being hospitalized for a seizure.

As soon as the death of Rayfield surfaced, Emmitt Smith was one of the players to pay tribute to his fellow Cowboy on Twitter.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced that it would fly its flag at half-staff throughout Wright’s memorial rituals following his passing as Wright was a native of Georgia.

The footballer wrote about his kind nature and greeting, who reminded o his father via his tweet. Furthermore, he mentioned guarding his legacy in Canton with equal tenacity in talking with the media.

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What Happened To Emmitt Smith?

According to sources, Emmitt Smith is healthy and alive.

The footballer has not found any illness, but because of his mother’s blood pressure and blood sugar, he founded an organization related to heart health as these risk heart disease.

The legendary footballer, Emmitt Smith and his wife Pat, are partnering with Mended Hearts, a nationwide heart patient support organization, by developing their own “Game Plan for a Healthy Heart.” 

For assistance in building their own Healthy Heart Game Plan, readers can print out the free Game Plan template at www.Mendedhearts.org and bring it to their healthcare doctors.

Where Is Emmitt Smith Now?

After his retirement, the pro footballer owns Smith/Cypress, a joint venture with the retail development arm of Roger Staubach’s real estate services company, Cypress Equities. His company began a nationwide expansion, including into New York City, in 2014.

In 2021, the pro footballer team up with NASCAR driver Jesse Iwuji to form a NASCAR Xfinity Series team called Jesse Iwuji Motorsports, which will compete full-time in 2022.

Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke
Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke after dancing to victory with the former NFL player in November 2006.
source: Us magazine

Besides football, he is the winner of the third season of 2006 Dancing with the Stars with professional dancer Cheryl Burke and was a judge at the Miss Universe 2006 pageant.

In September 2005, he signed on as a studio analyst on the NFL Network show, NFL Total Access. 

The football player was inducted into the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor on September 19, 2005, alongside his seasoned colleagues Troy Aikman and Michael Irvin, during the halftime of the Cowboys-Redskins game broadcast on Monday Night Football.

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