However, the Bulldogs weren't the lone school (though they were the first) to meet with Gordon on Wednesday. Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon was scheduled to be on campus for an afternoon meeting with Gordon.
The native of Tennessee is taking an official visit this weekend. New Volunteers coach Bruce Pearl lured Gordon onto campus this coming weekend for an official.
"I think Tennessee is still leading," Smith said. "Even with the coaching change. They said they need to keep players of that caliber in their program, especially in-state kids."
Gordon, who has made no secret of the fact he'd like to be close to his Nashville home, has not set up any other visits.