Complete Domination

People talked all week in San Antonio about the match-up between the East offensive line and the West defensive line. The East was known to have the best in the country, and the defensive line of the West has been highly publicized. The East offensive line anchored by Huffman's Andre Smith buried the West in route to a 27-16 victory.

"It was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun," Andre Smith said. "It was great to play against some players that are of the same caliber. I have been looking forward to this game ever since my senior season ended. It was a lot of fun."

Smith left San Antonio last year as the MVP of the U.S. Army combine. It was the five-star lineman's time to show why he has been ranked all year as Scout.com's top offensive lineman.

"Nobody really impressed me today," Smith said. "The players on the East squad I have been practicing against all week were better than any of the players I went up against today."

"I have been going up against guys like [Jared] Odrick and [Brandon] Spikes. Those guys made me work hard all week. They helped me get ready for the game today," Smith added.

Smith did battle with Odrick throughout the week during the practice sessions and mentioned several times how tough it was to block the four-star defensive end from Pennsylvania. However, Smith claims he has faced a better player from the state of Alabama.

"Odrick impressed me more than anyone," Smith said. "He was a great pass rusher and he was very strong. Raven Gray is still the best player I have ever gone up against. He is very intense and strong. He is by far the best I have ever gone up against."

Smith is preparing for a big month as he moves towards his college decision. Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Florida, USC and LSU remain in the hunt for his signature.

Smith has taken official visits to USC and Miami. He has visits scheduled to LSU (1-13) and Florida State (1-27). He will decide between Alabama and Florida for his final visit.

"I still don't know," he said. "I am undecided as to which school I will visit. I will make my decision February 1st (national signing day) at Huffman High School."

Smith's roommate in San Antonio was Auburn verbal commit Bart Eddins from Trinity Presbyterian in Montgomery, (Ala.)


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