Top recruits Smith, Kublanow talk A-Day 

April, 15, 2012
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Maurice SmithTom Hauck for ESPN.com2013 DB Maurice Smith from Texas enjoyed his trip to Tuscaloosa for A-Day.
Tide on top for ESPN 150 Watch List member CB Smith after visit

When Texas offered Lone State cornerback Maurice Smith last month, the University of Alabama knew it had an uphill road to climb, but the Crimson Tide made up some ground and more during the weekend when Smith visited Tuscaloosa for A-Day.

“It was great,” Smith said. “We got to talk to Coach (Doug) Nussmeier, the coach out of my area. He really took me under his wing and showed me around the place. I loved the campus and the people around the campus. The environment was great.
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