“It feels good, knowing I have a chance to play so close to home,” the junior said. “I have a lot of interest in Ohio State. It feels good knowing I have a chance to play for them.”
On top of that, the chance to play with some former teammates is enticing as well.
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Smith saw fellow classmate Marcelys Jones commit on Christmas Day and was part of Christopher Worley’s official visit when the senior outside linebacker gave his pledge to the Buckeyes as well.