Sarries' Smith back from NFL

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:58
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Saracens lock Hayden Smith has returned to the Premiership club after 18 months with NFL team the New York Jets.
 

Saracens lock Hayden Smith has returned to the Premiership club after 18 months with NFL team the New York Jets.

As a tight-end, the USA Eagle made six appearances in the US National Football League and said that his rugby will definitely benefit from the experience..

"It's fantastic to be back. I learned a huge amount in the NFL, various elements that will help me become a better rugby player, but there is nothing like the Saracens environment and I am now completely focused on working hard and helping the squad achieve all our goals," he said.

Saracens Director of Rugby Mark McCall said: "Hayden is a phenomenal athlete with huge potential, and it's great to have him back in the fold."

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