One of the top uncommitted weakside defensive ends in the state of Georgia pledged his commitment to the University of South Carolina shortly after 2 pm today at Lithonia High School. Jordan Smith is a lean athletic DE who has elite quickness that makes getting to the QB easy. His long athletic frame can stand to add some extra weight but he already has very good strength – as shown in this video from Rising Seniors practice last December…
— Jordan Smith (@jordansmith125) March 6, 2015
This is a nice commitment for South Carolina, who most thought were the favorite with UGA having an outside shot, because of how well he bonded with the UGA commits. At the end of the day it was about relationships, and Jordan had a strong one built with the Gamecock staff. If you want to watch rivals.com Woody Wommack up-close coverage of Jordan Smith’s commitment click HERE.
The AJC also caught up with Coach Marcus Jelks to ask him about what type of player South Carolina is getting with Jordan Smith’s commitment.