October 31, 2007

Top junior tailback having big season

Phenix City (Ala.) Central junior RB Orwin Smith picked up an early scholarship offer from Auburn. Through the first seven games this season, he's shown why.

The 6-foot, 190-pounder rushed for more than 100 yards in six of Central's first seven games this year. The one time he didn't break the century mark, against Auburn High in week three, he had 90.

Of his six 100-yard rushing games, four times he's went for more than 144 yards. He surpassed the 150-yard plateau three times. And he's scored at least one touchdown in those games as well.

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