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Slade Smith

This report features comments and game action videos of an in-state athlete who plans to wear an Auburn uniform.

Fort Payne, Ala.--Slade Smith, a baseball and football standout at Fort Payne High School, has committed to play baseball for the Auburn Tigers and new head coach John Pawlowski. Slade, who is coming off an impressive junior season, is a 6-2, 185-pound right-hander who chose the Tigers over offers from Ole Miss, Alabama, Virginia Tech, Texas and others. "It happened Saturday," he tells Inside... Recommended Stories