At 6'7 225lbs, A.J. Smith is one of the taller DE prospects in the country. He currently stands at 1 offer, and a clear leader.
"My favorite schools are Georgia Tech, Boston College, Connecticut,
South Florida, Southern Miss, and Central Florida. Georgia Tech has offered me a
Smith names 6 favorites, but there is one school that the other five must
"Georgia Tech is my leader. They have great academics and a newly
expanded stadium. They also play in the ACC, which should be a lot better next
season. I like Coach Spencer and how he's really straightforward."
What does A.J. like about the other schools on his list?
Boston College: "It would be a real change of weather, and they have
great academics and athletics."
Connecticut: "They have been
recruiting me the longest, and I definitely want to check them out."
Florida: "They are right in my backyard, and they play at Raymond James
Stadium which is great."
UCF: "They are very close to
home, and that may play a factor in my decision."
"Their coaches are just really great. I like them a lot."
When can we expect a final decision?
"As soon as it feels right to me, I'll have no trouble committing."
Smith has set one official visit to see the Yellow Jackets on December 12th,
and he plans to set his other four in the near future. With a 3.15 GPA, and a
1050 SAT, he is already fully qualified.
Jesuit High School in Tampa, FL is 4-4 on the season and play their final
game of the season this Friday.
Has offer, will travel
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