A legendary XFL player has reportedly gone missing and police are asking for help to find him in South Carolina.
Torrold Smart, 43, is more well-known by his XFL nickname of “He Hate Me.” The former XFL star became a viral sensation in the early 2000s and also spent time in the NFL, playing for the Carolina Panthers.
Police in Lancaster County say that Smart has been missing for about a week. He was last seen on June 12.
HeraldOnline.com reported the details:
Torrold Smart, 42, was last seen June 12 near Indian Land in Indian Land, near Charlotte and Fort Mill, deputies said.
“Family and deputies have concerns about his well-being and safety,” said Doug Barfield, spokesman for Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.
Smart was last seen driving a silver 2016 Nissan Maxima with the license plate PJR_1759.
"He Hate Me" is missing. https://t.co/bAmdoz8RlP?
— Brian Murphy (@murphsturph) June 18, 2019
The former running back is a Lakeland, Fla. native. He became famous in 2001, starring for the Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL. “He Hate Me” was arguably the most-popular player in the league, thanks in part to his awesome nickname.
Smart then spent time on four different NFL teams, playing for the Eagles in 2001, the Panthers from 2002-05, the Raiders in 2006 and the Titans in 2008.
The former Western Kentucky star had 67 career rushing yards, 1,731 kick return yards and one touchdown in the NFL.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Lancaster County Sheriff’s office at 803-283-3388.
Update: Great news. Smart has been found safe.
Rod “He Hate Me” Smart was found safe after being reported missing for almost a week.https://t.co/4ochLSN7is
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 19, 2019
This is the best outcome we could have hoped for.