Commentary

Smythe, tight ends a hot commodity

Updated: February 24, 2012, 11:11 AM ET
By Max Olson | HornsNation
AUSTIN, Texas -- Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham lit up the NFL in 2011. This year, Durham Smythe is reaping the rewards.

The breakout stars of the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints have helped make tight end a coveted weapon, and Smythe already is noticing that trend trickle down to the college game.

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