Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 3/25/13
Super Bowl champion Torrey Smith spent the first month of his offseason the same way many college students spend their summers — interning. On the advice of the Ravens’ player development office, Smith signed up for an internship under Maryland U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings after he found himself with some extra free time before the start of offseason workouts. And, from all accounts, it looks like Cummings is putting the wideout to work. “I was handling files, reading letters, relaying them, typing up what sponsors say, printing stuff,” Smith told BaltimoreRavens.com. “I was the office guy. … It was fun though. I enjoyed it.” The 24-year-old Smith says he does most of his work for the out of the government office in Baltimore, but he has also made the occasional trip down to Washington. So why did he spend his down time sorting mail instead of lounging on a beach somewhere? Smith says it’s all about broadening his horizons. “It’s about seeing what’s out there,” he said. “As an athlete I feel like I always said, ‘Man, I can’t wait till I can just play football and I don’t have to worry about school.’ Now that all we do is work out and you have the rest of the day, I feel like I’m limiting myself if I don’t do anything else.” The job winds down this week, after which Smith will turn his attention back to defending Baltimore’s Super Bowl championship. (h/t Deadspin) Photo of the night Imagine finding one of these in your mailbox. Via Instagram/kennyvaccaro Tweet of the night The State University of New Jersey will honor those affected by Hurricane Sandy at its annual spring game. #RFootball will wear this uniform combo during 4/27 Spring Game. Will represent 90 towns affected by Hurricane Sandy. http://t.co/T8aKpYJJLK— Rutgers Football (@RFootball) March 25, 2013 Video of the night Assembling the court for this year’s Final Four looks like quite the process. (h/t USA Today)
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