Defensive End / 6-3, 260
Cleveland, Ohio / Cleveland Heights
A Top 50 overall prospect with 247Sports and Rivals each ranking him No. 34 nationally ... a member of the ESPN300 ... the No. 3-ranked strong side defensive end by Rivals with 247Sports ranking him as the No. 4 end ... a consensus four-star player and one of the top players from the state of Ohio ... the No. 41 prospect on the Prepstar Dream Team ... announced his commitment to Ohio State during the Under Armour All-America Game in January ... as a senior at Cleveland Heights for head coach Mac Stephens, Smith accounted for 70 tackles, 23 tackles-for-loss and 11 quarterback sacks, while also hauling in eight receptions for 192 yards and four touchdowns at tight end ... 2017 Cleveland.com Defensive Player of the Year and All-Ohio Division I co-Defensive Player of the Year ... is also the leading scorer and rebounder for the Cleveland Heights basketball team ... is the second Cleveland Heights product to choose the Buckeyes in as many years, joining WR Jaylen Harris, a member of the 2017 recruiting class.
Draft Day: Denzel Ward