Kirby Smart is an American football coach as well as a former player who is currently a defensive coordinator at University of Alabama. He is the native of Montgomery, Alabama. He came into this world on 23rd December of the year 1975 which has now made him at the age of 39. Although he is known by the name Kirby Smart, as a child, he was named as Kirby Paul Smart. He was grown up in Bainbridge, Georgia.
He is the son of high school football coach. He started the playing career, at the Bainbridge High School. He then went on to play the college football at University of Georgia where he was the teammates with defensive linemen Emanos Leroy, Antonio Cochran, linebacker Brandon Tolbert as well as the future All-Pro cornerback Champ Bailey.
In addition to that, Kirby was also a four years letterman at the defensive back at the defensive back for Georgia as well as the first team All-SEC selection as the senior. He was also the four times member of SEC Academic Honor Roll. He then got graduated from the Georgia in the year 1999 with the degree in finance. Smart then went undrafted in 1999 NFL Draft as well as he also signed a free agent with Indianapolis Colts. Smart spent 1999 pre-season with the team but he was cut before start of regular season.
Prior to that, Smart started his coaching career with University of Georgia in the year 1999 serving as he administrative assistant. He later moved to the Valdosta State where he spent one season as the defensive backs coach before being promoted to the defensive coordinator for 2001 season. He then worked as the graduate assistant from 2002 till 2003 under Bobby Bowden at the Florida State while also pursuing his Master’s degree. Later, he received his master’s degree from the FSU in 2003. After that, he spent his one season as the defensive backs coach at the LSU under the head coach Nick Saban in 2004.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Smart has already got married. He is married to his wife named Mary Elizabeth Lycett who played the basketball for University of Georgia. The pair has three children with each other. As he was born in the month of December, his star sign is Capricorn. Besides that, to know more details about him his salary as well as the rumors, he can also be followed in his Instagram and Twitter pages.