Found October 10, 2011 on NBC Bay Area:
Alex Smith, much like the 49ers, is shocking the world right now. After throwing three touchdowns in San Francisco's 48-3 beatdown of the Buccaneers on Sunday, Smith is the third highest rated passer in the NFL behind Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. It's a weird, weird world. And really, there's only one explanation: Jim Harbaugh is more magical than Tim Tebow. Or, alternately, Smith finally decided to ditch being a Padres fan and jumped onto a bandwagon that isn't totally for losers: the San Francisco Giants! This excellent collage work comes to us via @SFGiantsFans, and it's legit you guys. Smith grew up a Padres fan and up until last year, as a member of the freaking San Francisco 49ers, he was wearing a Padres hat. San Francisco dislikes Los Angeles in an angry way in baseball, but the city's lack of a football team (*snicker*) makes them a little hard to hate for football purposes. (Yeah, that was a total cheapshot.) As far as the Giants-Padres thing goes,...
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