Fast rising wide receiver Kevin Smith (6-2, 205, 4.5) from Compton (Calif.) Centennial may have been the fastest rising prospect on the entire west coast. One lucky college received his committal early this morning.
"Yes, Kevin committed to Washington at about 6:30 AM this morning," Centennial head coach Eric Scott said. "He said coach can I commit and I was like go ahead.
"Tennessee was beginning to show a lot of interest and Arizona wanted him bad," Scott said. "He wanted to shut it down."
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The Huskies get a playmaking wide receiver who has unlimited potential. He has only bee play football since his junior season and even then, he only played five games as he joined the team in midseason. The rest is as they say history.
Smith was outstanding his senior season. He over 1,000 yards receiving. If he wasn't such a playmaker on the offensive side of the ball, he could easily make an impact as a defensive back, he has that type of athletic ability.
Before deciding football was where his future was, Smith was a standout basketball player for Centennial and was getting looks for his talent at that sport as well. He has a 40-inch vertical jump.
Smith is the type of player that will help the Huskies get back to where they want to be as a program. He is a coachable kid who will work hard to get the most out of his potential. He chose the Huskies over other offers from Colorado, Arizona, Arizona State, Utah and Idaho.