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Bob Putnam, Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons

Nature Coast RB DeShawn Smith claims two county records

DeShawn Smith is the new career rushing leader for yards and touchdowns in Hernando County.

Times file (2014)

DeShawn Smith is the new career rushing leader for yards and touchdowns in Hernando County.

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November

Nature Coast running back DeShawn Smith smashed two Hernando County records on Friday night in a 57-21 win over Groveland South Lake. 

The senior, who has led the state in rushing all season and is among the nation’s leaders, surpassed Tevin Drake’s records for career rushing touchdowns (69) and yards (4,991).

Smith had five rushing TDs in the first half alone, then surpassed the mark in the second and finished the game with 326 yards rushing. He currently has 70 career TDs and 5,051 yards (unofficially).

[Last modified: Friday, November 6, 2015 10:06pm]

    

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