Smith said it was a very tough decision in choosing a school
LONG BEACH, Calif -- John Smith was one of most secretive recruitments in the country and now the 247Sports Composite five-star athlete announced his commitment to USC at a ceremony at his high school Wednesday afternoon.
"The new coahing staff was great," he said. "Great coaching staff, great program. I love the tempo on offense and defense. USC's just been my dream school since Day 1. I've found these USC fans and love it to death. Fight On!"
Smith was one of the nation's top uncommitted prospect according to 247Sports Composite, which ranks him as the No. 20 best prospect in the Class of 2014 as well as the nation's third best ATH and second best player in California.
Notre Dame, Oregon and UCLA were the other finalists in his recruitment.