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Former WKU Football Star Listed As Missing Endangered Person

Posted at 2:26 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 15:13:30-04

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. (LEX 18)  – A former Western Kentucky football player, briefly known as “He Hate Me” in the XFL, has been listed as a missing person.

According to a Facebook post by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Torrold “Rod” Smart was last seen Wednesday morning and has been listed as a “missing endangered” person.

The Sheriff's Office is asking for your assistance to locate a missing person. If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please contact the Sheriff's Office. 803-283-3388

Posted by Lancaster County Sheriff's Office SC on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Smart played for the Hilltoppers and was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 2000. He was most well known for having the words “He Hate Me” as his name on his XFL jersey.

Anyone who knows where Smart is should call the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office at 803-283-3388.