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Rod Smith is Ready To Commit…Soon!

Early last season (2008) word began to filter out of Ft. Wayne that Rod Smith was an anomaly of nature. Rumored to be 6' 3" and 220 lbs., he is a running back who pulled away from some of the fastest corners and safeties in the Summit Athletic Conference. That was enough to get my attention and the word began to spread.

I had never seen a 6' 3" running back in high school tipping the scales at 220 with after- burners. Those who watched were In agreement - he was not a typical high school running back. The most significant aspect that needs to be noted is he could play in the slot, wide receiver, and if Harding Coach Sherwood Haydock needed him to, he can be a free safety who can catch up, cover, and hit with... Recommended Stories

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