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Hey, Alex and Troy Smith made NFL history!

Updated: December 22, 2010, 11:40 AM ET
By Doug Williams

There are odd combinations -- Lyle Lovett and Julia Roberts: how did that happen? -- and there are against-the-odds combinations, like 49ers' quarterbacks Alex Smith and Troy Smith.

Having two QBs named Smith on the same NFL team doesn't seem as if it would be that far-fetched, considering Smith is the most common last name in the U.S. (about 2.5 million). However, it's never happened before (which seems as strangely improbable as Julia saying "I do" to Lyle).

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