Found February 13, 2013 on Taking Bad Schotz:
PLAYERS: Rod Smart
TEAMS: Oakland Raiders
As one of the highest-profile players to come out of the XFL (Vince McMahon’s gloriously ridiculous experiment of a sports league) Rod Smart lives on in the memories of many football fans. After playing for Jack Harbaugh at Western Kentucky and failing to gain a foothold with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent, Smart was picked up by the Las Vegas Outlaws with the 357th draft pick in the XFL’s 2001 draft. In his first (and only) season with the Outlaws, Smart finished second in the league in rushing with 555 yards (adding on an additional 245 receiving yards as one of the league’s few dual-threat running backs). via sports.yahoo.com He was not known solely for his football exploits; indeed, he is almost entirely known for his unique nickname. Rod Smart was one of the first players to take advantage of the XFL’s policy allowing players to put whatever name they chose on the back of their jersey. So, to show all the ‘haters’ that he had what it took to be an all-star ...
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