REPORT: Ex-Pack LB Killed in Car Crash

According to several reports, former NC State linebacker Edrick Smith died in a car crash this weekend in Charlotte.

News & Observer: Crash kills ex-Pack player Edrick Smith

CHARLOTTE -- A former N.C. State University football player was killed early today when a new Camaro, speeding from 80 to 100 mph, hit the car in which he was riding, according to a police report.

Edrick Smith, 29, was in the back seat of a Honda Accord, which was split in two from the force of the collision at the intersection of North Tryon Street and Salome Church Road.

From North Fork, Ala., Smith set the record in 1998 for tackles by a true freshman. He was on track to be a national defensive standout and NFL prospect when his career was sidelined by an injury.

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