Buckeyes Land Smith

"I committed to Ohio State today," four star quarterback Troy Smith said. "I talked to coach Tressel and coach Tucker."
"It was simply because my mom wanted me to make a decision and she wanted me to go to Ohio State. She likes Ohio State's tradition and she likes me staying close to home."
"And I like the tradition. The facilities are great. The coaching staff is great. I like the players. It's close to home. It's a perfect fit for me."

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"They're supposed to send me a letter of intent tomorrow. I'm going to tell West Virginia tonight. I'm glad to be a Buckeye."
Smith, 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds, had close to 1400 all-purpose yards for Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville, which finished 9-2.
Smith still needs to pass his test, but has close to a 3.0 GPA.