49ers' Aldon Smith: 'Best shape' ever

Updated: July 25, 2014, 7:21 PM ET
By Bill Williamson | ESPN.com

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Aldon Smith said hours before the San Francisco 49ers started training camp Thursday that he has stayed sober since September, when he was arrested and charged with drunken driving for the second time since January 2012.

"I've been able to maintain, and it's going good," Smith told reporters when asked about his sobriety. "I'm in the best shape I've been in coming into a camp, and my mind is probably in the best spot it's been in, so I'm feeling great."

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