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Jarrett Smith released

May 21, 2004 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Hamilton Tiger-Cats News Release

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have announced that running back Jarrett Smith failed the pre-training camp medical, and has been released. Smith underwent successful off-season knee surgery, and a full recovery is expected, but, at this time, he has been deemed medically not ready to start the season.

Smith played six seasons in Hamilton, starting in 1998. He was a member of the 1999 Grey Cup winning team.

In his CFL career, in regular season games, Smith rushed 130 times for 586 yards, caught 23 passes for 204 yards, and also contributed on special teams, with 13 kickoff returns for 215 yards. Overall, he had seven touchdowns.

A reminder, that Tiger-Cat training camp starts Sunday, May 23 at McMaster University in Hamilton. The training camp schedule and reports are available at

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