June 12, 2007
Auburn walk-on WR earns scholarship
It started out as just another team meeting. But for Auburn junior wide receiver Rod Smith it turned into much more.
AU head coach Tommy Tuberville was addressing the team and after finishing his talk, he asked Smith to stand up.
Not surprisingly, the first call Smith made after the meeting was to his mother.
Smith has had to take out a lot of loans and rely on an extended family to get through his first three years at Auburn. But the days of just barely getting by are over.
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