June 12, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Troy Smith (10) passes the ball during minicamp at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Link: QB Troy Smith Enjoying Football Career Swan Song

The days of Troy Smith’s Heisman Trophy seem like light years ago with his NFL career having already come and passed. He still plays, as a CFL quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes, but he’s only signed through next year and is currently studying to get his MBA, so his career is approaching its finish line. Yahoo! Sports’ Les Carpenter did a spectacular job of profiling Smith and his current situation last night, and here’s a little excerpt:

Not that many years ago, Smith held college football in his hand. He wore a charcoal three-piece suit with a tie in Ohio State colors and clutched the Heisman Trophy. But on Monday afternoon, that New York night in 2006 seemed like it was from another lifetime. He stepped around the medical equipment and slowly began to pull off the uniform he must have never thought he’d wear in those heady days of conference titles and a national championship game.


The full article can be read here: http://ca.sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl–heisman-trophy-winner-troy-smith-spends-last-football-days-in-cfl–holding-spot-tim-tebow-doesn-t-want-002803981.html

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