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Brian Thomas Smith and Greg Smith are a team of Brothers on The Amazing Race 7.

After flipping their car over while driving through Botswana in the sixth leg, Brian & Greg seemed destined for elimination, but miraculously caught up and narrowly defeated Ray & Deana in a footrace to the Pit Stop to survive. However, the deficit to the other teams proved to be large enough that they were not able to catch up in the following leg, finishing in 6th place.

Profile

Retrieved from CBS.com

Brian & Greg are brothers from Santa Monica, California. Brian is an actor/bartender and Greg is a bouncer. Their primary motivation for participating in the Race is to travel the world with each other and meet new people.

Brian, the older of the two, graduated from Central Missouri State before moving to Los Angeles. Brian is at heart a competitor whose greatest accomplishment in life was starting every basketball game his high school varsity season after being cut the prior two seasons.

Greg graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Radio, Television and Film. In addition to earning his degree, Greg also saw playing time as a walk-on football player at Auburn. Competitive like his brother, Greg's favorite hobbies are playing basketball with his brother, tennis and horseback riding.

These two brothers are confident and ready to compete. Despite their limited traveling experience and knowledge of the Race, they're ready for the adventure of their lives. [1]

The Amazing Race 7

Race History

Brian & Greg's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → Peru Rope a Llama / Rope a Basket No Roadblock 4 of 11
2 2 Peru → Chile Shop / Schlep Brian 9 of 10
3 3 Chile → Argentina Paddle / Pedal Greg 3 of 9
4 4 Argentina Shipwreck / Island Brian 2 of 8
5 5 Argentina → South Africa Tunnels / Tribes Greg 3 of 7
6 South Africa → Botswana Food / Water Brian 6 of 7
6 7 Botswana Carry It / Milk It Greg 6 of 6
Average 4.71
Legend:
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield

Post-Race

  • Brian has subsequently become known for his portrayal of Zack Johnson in The Big Bang Theory.
  • Greg is married to a woman named Morgan as of June 9, 2012.[2]
  • Brian is married to a woman named Maggie as of October 23, 2016.[3]

Trivia

Franchise Record

  • Brian & Greg are the youngest all-male team to finish in 6th place, at an age average 25.5 while racing.
  • Youngest male team to be the 6th team to be eliminated, 25.5 (tied with Khairie & Ethan).

External links

Interviews

  • Rene Syler at The Early Show (04/05/2005): "Race Brothers Get Booted"
  • Ethan Alter at TV Guide Online (04/12/2005): "Bros Find Love (and Hate) on Race"
  • David W. Taylor at Reality Reel Media (06/15/2005): "The Greg & Brian Interview"

Social Media Profiles

References

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