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Paper scrubs column; cites MoveOn donation

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Steven Smith
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steven Smith (89) watches from the sidelines as the Panthers host the New York Jets at Bank of America Stadium November 13, 2005 in Charlotte, NC. (UPI Photo/Bob Carey)

Steve Smith (born May 6, 1985, in Anchorage, Alaska) is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Giants in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at USC.

Smith played at Taft High School in the San Fernando Valley, where he set the state record for most receptions in a varsity career and led the Toreadors to two consecutive Los Angeles City Section Championship games. He played in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl with several of his USC Trojan teammates including Reggie Bush, LenDale White, and Sam Baker. He also played high school basketball and was a teammate with current Los Angeles Lakers point guard Jordan Farmar.

Smith was one of the top two wide receivers by yardage at the University of Southern California. He was on the Maxwell Award 2006 watch list for the best player in college football and was named to the 2006 All Pac-10 team First Team and to the 2006 All Pac-10 Second Team by rivals.com. Smith was named honorable mention on the SI.com All-American team and First-team All-American by CBS Sportsline. Smith was voted team MVP in 2006 by teammates of his 4th ranked Trojans team. Smith caught three touchdown passes from Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart in USC's 55-19 national championship/Orange Bowl victory over Oklahoma.

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