Alex Smith's name, already prominent in various NFL trade reports, surfaced in an unexpected place recently.A Boston Globe review of athletes' charitable foundations lauded Smith's for its admirably low overhead.Around the NFC West: Feb. 27, 2013"Some athletes are almost as good at bringing attention -- and money -- to important causes as they are at their sports," the Globe wrote. "A nonprofit founded by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, for instance, raised $839,244 between 2008 and 2010 and spent 91 percent of the funds on scholarships and grants to help foster teens attend college and transition to adulthood.