Stephen Smith joined the Baylor football staff in July 2017 as associate director for player development.
Prior to joining the Bears, Smith spent two seasons from 2015-16 at the University of Tennessee as a defensive quality control assistant.
Smith worked for seven years as a football assistant coach at Cedar Hill (Texas) High School under current Baylor assistant coach Joey McGuire. He helped guide the Longhorns to three Texas state titles (2006, 2013-14).
While at Cedar Hill, he spent time as both co-offensive coordinator and tight ends and halfbacks coach.
A native of Dallas, Smith played at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahatchie, Texas from 2003-04. He graduated from SAGU in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in history.