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Alex Smith named starter for 49ers

Updated: September 2, 2011, 7:56 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- As if there were any doubts, Alex Smith is the 49ers' starting quarterback heading into the regular season.

Coach Jim Harbaugh formally made the announcement after San Francisco's 20-17 victory at San Diego in Thursday night's preseason finale.

"I'm pretty sure we can say that," Harbaugh said. "He played with a very cool head and made good decisions. He played the way you want him to out there -- calm, cool, collected."

Smith went 8 for 10 for 45 and wasn't sacked.

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