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Steve Smith is finding purpose after football
Steve Smith is finding purpose after football

Los Angeles City Section runner-up at Woodland Hills Taft High, national champion at USC and Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants, receiver Steve Smith has experienced sports competition at its highest level since his teenage years. He caught 107 passes in a season for the Giants. He set a high school state record for career receptions with 271. He caught three touchdown passes from Matt Leinart in the 2005 Orange Bowl. His football career ended in 2013, a knee injury forcing him to retire at 27 after six years in the NFL. He had to face the warnings heard for years from mom, dad and his coaches — be prepared for the day sports comes to an end. "It's been a...

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