Juju Smith makes his college choice
DB Juju Smith
DB Juju Smith
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Feb 5, 2014
Greg Biggins, National Recruting Analyst


Long Beach Poly (Calif.) athlete John ‘Juju’ Smith narrowed his choices to four schools last month and made his college choice moments ago, choosing to stay close to home...

Jackrabbit two-way standout Juju Smith announced moments ago on ESPNU that he’ll play his college ball at USC.

Smith had narrowed his choices to Notre Dame, Oregon, UCLA and USC but the Trojans and Ducks had been the front-runners for some time.

He officially visited the Ducks, Irish and Trojans along with Alabama and Ohio State and unofficially visited UCLA.

Smith is a huge pickup as he’s the nation’s No. 2 ranked safety and the No. 10 overall prospect nationally. He’s a potential impact player on either side of the ball as he’s also a talented receiver and could actually start out his career on the offensive side of the ball.

Smith shows good range as a safety with the ability to come up and play the run as well as the pass. At receiver, he has excellent body control and uses his size and athleticism to jump over smaller defensive backs.

Greg Biggins has been covering recruiting for almost 20 years, covering the West since the mid-1990's and currently serves as a national analyst for Scout.com/FOXSportsNext.
Twitter | E-Mail |

Related Stories
Smith is a Trojan
 -by SCPlaybook.com  Feb 5, 2014
USC five-star watch
 -by SCPlaybook.com  Feb 3, 2014
West: Final Top Ten Safeties
 -by FOXSportsRecruiting.com  Feb 1, 2014

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from FOXSportsRecruiting.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
S Juju Smith (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Notre Dame > Recruiting
Football > Oregon > Recruiting
Football > UCLA > Recruiting
Football > USC > Recruiting
[View My HotList]