What Is Happening To Andre Smith?

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Published: March 11, 2009


... NFL draft; this was before Michael Crabtree declared, of course.

Well, if you can see what Andre Smith looked like at his Pro Day today, know that those aren’t pancakes flopping under his shirt.

Most people that don’t pay that much attention to football would assume that this is how all offensive lineman look, but that is far from the case. Most lineman, both offensive and defensive, build up fat through weight programs, and then workout to turn it into muscle. This gives them the same frame, but now they have the endurance and strength to out duel their counterpart.

It is very obvious that Smith is not even close to being in shape.

Here are some of the scout’s views on his performance at the Alabama pro day:

The situation has gone from bad to worse for Andre Smith. His bench press results were a pitiful 19-reps. His position work was also very mediocre. One scout h...

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