SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith, a former Missouri Tigers standout, has been added to the NFL Pro Bowl roster in place of injured Kevin Williams of Minnesota.
The Niners made the announcement Tuesday that Smith would play in his first Pro Bowl. Smith completed his ninth season in the NFL. He was the fourth pick in the 2001 draft.
Smith started all 16 games for the 49ers this season and ranked second on the team with six sacks. He had 90 tackles, 78 quarterback pressures and 52 quarterback hits.