Rod Smith is one of the few star wide receivers in recent memory to have a controversy and problem free career in the NFL. In a time when wide receivers are considered to be the divas of the NFL Rod Smith is proof that it it doesn’t take a big mouth or off the field antics to be a star. In many ways Rod Smith’s professional football career was just an extension of the patter of performance he established while in his earlier years. Smith first emerged as a great talent at wide receiver while playing high school football at Arkansas senior high school where he lettered twice in both football and basketball and once in baseball.

From high school Rod Smith went straight to Missouri Southern State University where he proceeded to break a plethora of school and conference receiving records during his stint with the school. In his senior season Smith caught