Found December 14, 2011 on The Jets Blog:
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Weeks posted a fantastic article last week depicting the relationship between Jets intern Mike Smith and linebacker Aaron Maybin.  Maybin credits Smith for his resurgence and as a result the two have become extremely close.  Thus, it is worth noting that Smith has decided to leave the team to become the linebackers coach at Washington State. MIKE LEACH HAS gone to the NFL for his latest assistant coach hire, according to a report. The new linebackers coach is a coaching intern with the New York Jets. Mike Smith, 30, is heading to Pullman according Football Scoop, which did not attribute its sources. Smith played for Leach at Texas Tech and was a four year starter and a two year team captain. he was then a seventh round 2005 draft pick by the Baltimore Ravens. He played four seasons at linebacker before a shoulder injury ended his career. He was a graduate assistant at Hawaii for one season before taking the intern position with the Jets in 2010. “He was one of the toughest linebacke...
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