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Ryan Smith: Right Time, Right Place

A year ago, he was the odd man out at Utah, a disgruntled corner caught in a personality conflict with a brand new position coach that obviously didn't see things on an eye to eye basis. A year later, Ryan Smith has a brand new attitude to go with a new address and he's hailed as one of college football's best players, named second team All-America by the Associated Press.

Smith has gone from a cornerback battling a personality conflict with his position coach at Utah to the ultimate team player at Florida. The change of scenery has proven the perfect antidote for whatever ailed him at Utah. A combination of injuries and demotions kept sliding him further down the Utah bench last year but at Florida, he started from day one, led the Southeastern Conference in...

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