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September 3, 2012 Issue
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September 3, 2012 Issue

American Badass

He spits teeth, yanks down quarterbacks one-handed and, at 32, has emerged as a dominant football force through intense workouts, painstaking study and sheer will. San Francisco's Justin Smith is everything a defender should be, writes Jim Trotter in American Badass.


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