Smith with the Oakland Raiders
|No. 94 Houston Texans|
|Date of birth:||October 21, 1981|
|Place of birth:||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||290 lb (132 kg)|
|High school:||Oklahoma City (OK) Marshall|
|NFL Draft:||2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 135|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Antonio DeShonta Smith (born October 21, 1981), nicknamed "the Ninja Assassin", is an American football defensive end for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma State, and was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. Smith has also played Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders.
He played college football at Oklahoma State. He was an honorable mention All-Big 12 in his junior season at Oklahoma State. Antonio played for NEO A&M College in Miami, Oklahoma during his freshman (2000) and sophomore (2001) season. He transferred to Oklahoma State for his junior (2002) and senior (2003) seasons. 
Smith was drafted 135th overall in the 2004 NFL Draft and was the starting left defensive end. During the 2008 NFL Season, Smith played in every game and had 2 forced fumbles and 3.5 sacks. Smith helped the Cardinals reach Super Bowl XLIII, but lost 27-23 to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Despite a great performance during the course of the season, the Cardinals chose not to re-sign him and let him go into free agency.
In 2013, Smith was suspended for week one after an incident in the preseason in which he removed Miami Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito's helmet and swung it at him. On November 29, 2013, he was fined $15,750 for hitting Jacksonville Jaguars' quarterback Chad Henne in the head and neck region.
On March 14, 2014, Smith signed a two-year, $9 million contract with the Oakland Raiders and played defensive tackle in the Raiders base 4-3 defense. He was released by the Raiders on March 31, 2015.
On September 28, 2016, Smith was signed by the Texans.
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Smith has two children, Antonio Smith Jr. (2003) and Winter Smith (2009).
Smith, along with his sister Antwonette, founded Smith's Little People With Big Challenges Foundation. The organization's mission is to fight childhood obesity.