Tampa Bay’s 10 Leading Men 2010: Clifton Smith

November 12, 2013 | South Tampa Magazine | Categories: 10 Leading Men, Editorial, People | Tags: Bucs, Clifton Smith, tampa bay buccaneers


Clifton Smith

Running Back, Tampa Bay Buccaneers


What he’s wearing: Silk and linen sport coat by Samuelson; dress shirt by Robert Graham; pants by Zanella; watch and shoes by Gucci


Benevolent projects: I haven’t named it yet but my friend and I are working on a foundation that will create football camps for kids. We’ll use celebrity golf tournaments and basketball games.

Favorite cologne: Right now it’s Ed Hardy and Sean John.

Top 3 songs on my iPod: Nipsey Hussle’ “Hustler’s Way,” Musiq Soulchild and Trey Songz

Prized possession: My 2009 Dodge Challenger named Alicia Aaliyah Smith

Favorite Tampa nightspot: Blue Martini or The Kennedy

When I’m King I’ll: Eat cinnamon toast crunch every day, 365 days out of the year.

What inspires me: My mother

Can’t get enough of: The chocolate chip Pizookie from BJ’s restaurant at Citrus Park Mall

One person I’d love to be stranded on an island with: Alicia Keys

Specialty in the kitchen: Staying out of it

I can’t live without: My PlayStation 3

Guilty pleasure: My massage chair

Most beautiful place in the world: Las Vegas

Bay area’s best-kept secret: La Teresita

Most ridiculous fashion purchase: For Christmas, my mom’s best friend bought me a tattoo sleeve. My teammates hate on it but I love it.

Most unusual item in my home is: A Michael Myers mask my brother bought from the Halloween store.

Greatest extravagance: My Car. I’ve got black Asanti 22-inch rims on it, a system and an exhaust that gives me about 500 horsepower. I call it my old Batmobile.

I would travel 5,000 miles to see: Alicia Keys