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Will Smith: Former Ohio State Football Standout Shot To Death During Road Rage Incident


Former Ohio State football great and ex-New Orleans Saint Will Smith was shot to death in a road rage incident in New Orleans late Saturday evening, according to CNN
The shooting took place around 11:29 p.m. and Smith was fatally shot. Smith, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. Smith, was shot after exchanging words with the driver of a Hummer H2 that rear-ended his Mercedes G63 SUV, causing him to strike another vehicle, police said. 
Smith was shot multiple times, and his wife, Racquel, also 34, was shot twice in the right leg, according to police. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene, while his wife was taken to a hospital. 
Police said the 30-year-old driver of the Hummer was in custody and being interviewed, and that the handgun used in the shooting had been recovered. A three-year Ohio State starter at defensive end and a former captain, Smith was one of the stars of the Buckeyes 2002 national championship team. Smith was drafted by the Saints with the 18th overall pick in 2004 out of Ohio State. He spent all nine of his seasons with the Saints and last played in 2012. He was a Pro Bowler in 2006 and ranks fourth in Saints history with 67.5 career sacks. He had a career-high 13 during the Saints' 2009 Super Bowl season.

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