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Former NFL and XFL RB Rod 'He Hate Me' Smart Has Been Found After Going Missing for a Week

CHARLOTTE, NC- SEPTEMBER 13:  Running back Rod Smart #32 of the Carolina Panthers carries the ball against the Green Bay Packers during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 13, 2004 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Packers won 24-14.  (Photo By Craig Jones/Getty Images)
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After going missing for a full week, 'He Hate Me' has officially been found. Police in Lancaster County, S.C. have finally located former NFL and XFL running back Rod Smart, who went missing last week.

"Torrold Deshaun Smart was located this afternoon and is safe," said Doug Barfield, a spokesman for the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

A former star at the college level for Western Kentucky, Smart made his name--literally--with the legendary 'He Hate Me' nameplate he sported during his lone season with the Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL. Following his fifteen minutes of fame, he played five seasons in the NFL, one with the Philadelphia Eagles and the other four with the Carolina Panthers.

With police providing no extra information related to Smart's disappearance, it remains to be seen what the exact cause of his absence was.

With many around football fearing the worst, Smart has been located and, according to police, is "safe".