Four star prospect Brandon Smith is regarded as the best uncommitted prospect
Jersey right now and part of that is because he can play a variety of positions on both
sides of the ball such as quarterback, wide receiver, linebacker, safety, cornerback and
return kicks. As a junior, he passed for over 1000 yards with 16 touchdowns and had 670
yards rushing with nine touchdowns. On the defensive side, he had 60 tackles and nine
When the New Brunswick product was asked about if he would like to play on
of the ball in college he said, "Definetly. If I did, I would like to as a wide receiver and a
So far, Smith has been on visits with Colorado, Michigan and recently to South Carolina.
His next scheduled visit is with Rutgers this weekend and they haven't discussed playing
both sides of the ball with him so far. "They haven't talked about it with me," Smith said.
"They're one of the only schools that hasn't so far. They've just talked to me about
Smith did say that he wouldn't cancel a school out if they only allowed him
to play one
position, it just mattered which one. "It just depends on where they want me to play. If
they want me to play safety or wide receiver, that's okay with me. Some schools have
asked me to play quarterback saying that I am the new age type QB, but if a school tells
me to play QB, I won't commit."
Wisconsin was supposed to be one of Smith's official visits, but things just
didn't pan out
with the Badgers. "There out because I just don't fit in with their system," he said.
Rutgers will be his fourth visit. Boston College, West Virginia and Michigan State will
all be fighting to get the chance to have the highly talented prospect visit. Smith said that
he doesn't know who has the best shot of those schools to be his fifth and has no
timetable set for when he plans on scheduling that visit.
Smith, who is the No.4-ranked safety according to Scout.com's High School Football
Rankings, has also stated that he has no favorite school at this point. His final decision
will be made at the U.S. Army All-American game.