(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) Torrey Smith's days of anonymity are over. When the second-year Baltimore Ravens receiver ventures into public, he's recognized just about everywhere he goes.
During his three years as a standout receiver at the University of Maryland, Smith was just another face in the crowd. Now, after finishing the 2011 NFL season with 50 catches for 841 yards and seven touchdowns, Smith seemingly can't go anywhere in the Baltimore area without drawing a crowd.
''It's definitely different, especially publicly,'' said Smith, who set franchise rookie records for receptions, yards and touchdowns. ''Before, I could walk anywhere and no one would say anything. I like going everywhere; I'm a mall guy, I'm a movie guy. And now it's a lot different. But I just appreciate it, and being in Baltimore, you definitely appreciate our fans.''
He assumed the role of Baltimore's deep threat during the third week of ...