MU's Smith Working toward Draft Day

1 decade 2 years 6 months ago Tuesday, April 04 2006 Apr 4, 2006 Tuesday, April 04, 2006 8:55:30 PM CDT April 04, 2006 in Tiger Talk

Scouts from the Rams, Chiefs, Texans and Titans showed up to watch Smith work out.

"I just wanted to give other teams the opportunity to see me, who might not have had a position for me at quarterback, to see what I can do," he explained. "And hopefully, when the draft comes around, we'll see what happens."

Smith did not try the 40-yard dash or vertical jump, keeping his performances from a previous scouting combine and keeping scouts focused on his receiving.

"I thought it wasn't bad. It was just like running the ball," he said. "So, I just catch it and try to run with it. It was a little different, but I think I did all right."

Despite a couple of slips and a dropped pass, it wasn't Smith's only chance to impress pro scouts and snag a spot on an NFL team. He can work out individually with any team before the April 29-30 draft.

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