“The one thing that I think helped me was don’t think about what I could teach him, Cam. I would see what I could learn from Cam,” Smith said. “A young guy with a fresh pair of eyes, a new perspective, being at the college level coming into an organization he knows nothing about. The things he sees and observes is totally different from me because I am a little skewed because of how long I’ve been here.
"Most people say he's old and take him out with the garbage, so be it," Smith said. "Another man's trash is another man's treasure. I look at it as I'm a treasure here, so I look forward to the opportunity."