Former Utes Q-B Smith Asks Grads To Boo Him

Published on May 02, 2014 at 08:05AM

(Salt Lake City, UT) — Former University of Utah football star Alex Smith is one person who’s happy to get boos from a crowd. While giving his former school’s commencement speech yesterday, Smith asked graduates and their families to boo him. Smith used the trick as a way demonstrate what it might feel like for graduates in the real world if they place too much pressure on themselves to succeed. Smith said he spoke from experience and encouraged the graduates to identify their weaknesses and let go of the things they cannot control.