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Andre Smith
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Andre Smith

Offensive Tackle

Alabama OT Andre Smith was regarded as one of the best linemen before the 2009 combine. But Smith raised doubts when he showed up weighing a staggering 332 pounds. His decision to run the 40-yard-dash shirtless was just as bad as his time of 5.28. To top it off, he decided to leave the combine early without informing the NFL. The Bengals still took a chance on Smith with the sixth overall pick. A disappointment in his first two years in the NFL, Smith earned the starting right tackle spot in 2011 and turned in his best season in 2012.

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