Franklin's Steven Smothers wanted to stand out at the Offense Defense All-American Bowl on New Year's Day to show that he belonged in the one of the bigger games like the Under Armour All-America Football Game.
The West Virginia-bound receiver proved his point with a sensational diving touchdown that came in at No. 3 on ESPN's "SportsCenter" Top 10 Plays of the Night.
Smothers, who helped his team win a close game, was among several local players who stood out in All-America football games last week.
Franklin teammate Kareem Felder (Ohio State) had an interception that set up their team's game-winning field goal. Gilman offensive lineman Stephen Spanellis...