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Hartman: Former Viking knew Smith would be star

Hartman: Former Viking knew Smith would be star

startribune.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
Tim Irwin spotted the rookie safety's talent while coaching him as an eighth-grader in Knoxville, Tenn.
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