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Smith Hitting Senior Season At Full-Speed

Smith Hitting Senior Season At Full-Speed

It's an encouraging sign when somebody can jest about serious subjects. Then again, Zach Smith has every right to an upbeat mood these summer days…after a return to his old beating-up form in spring. "I'm good," the safety said. "I went through spring and was hitting people like always. I'm still probably leading with my head a little too much, but you're not going to change that!"

No, because that would be to change not merely how Zach Smith plays this game of football. It would change what he is. Even a couple of diagnosed college concussions and evidence of previous other head-rattles won't force that. Instead this ranking veteran of the Mississippi State defensive secondary will still be himself for his senior season. With, that is, one admitted adjustment. "I got a new...

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