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Central-Phenix City's Orwin Smith signs with Georgia Tech

Central-Phenix City running back Orwin Smith signed to play football with Georgia Tech on Wednesday morning.

Smith, 6-foot, 200, was the primary offensive force for Central. A two-time All Bi-City and a Dandy Dozen selection, he rushed for 1,252 yards this past season and scored 18 touchdowns, using his blend of speed and strength more times than not beat the first tackler to gain additional yards.

The leading rusher for the Alabama team in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic last Decembers, Alabama and Auburn were among the schools to recruit Smith before he settled on the Yellow Jackets.

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