Yesterday it was Leonard Fournette waving on a hit from a Pittsburgh Steelers defender.
Today? Jimmy Smith’s go-ahead touchdown grab against the Denver Broncos in that 1996 AFC Divisional game.
21st all-time in receiving yards.
A second-round pick with the Dallas Cowboys, Smith bounced around several practice squads before becoming a member of the inaugural Jaguars team in 1995. He played a minor role in the team’s first season, but blossomed (along with the team) in 1996.
In his 11 seasons with the Jaguars, he had nine 1,000-yards seasons. His 12,287 career receiving yards ranks him 21st on the all-time list, above the likes of Hall of Fame receivers like Michael Irvin, Charlie Joyner, and Don Maynard.
What’s your favorite memory of Jimmy Smith?
For my money — it’s his go-ahead touchdown grab against the Denver Broncos during the 1996 AFC Divisional game.
Send us your favorite moments and we’ll dig into each one until the Jaguars kick off on September 8th — including whatever video, audio, or stories we can find.