Thaddius Smith, a wide receiver / defensive back from Cardinal O'Hara's in Springfield, Pennsylvania will announce his college commitment in a press conference this afternoon at the school. According to his coach, Smith has narrowed his choices to four programs: Boston College, James Madison, Temple and Villanova. Additionally, the 5-foot-11, 170-pound athlete claims offers from Massachusetts, Rutgers and Toledo.
As a junior for Cardinal O'Hara, Smith ran 57 times for 363 yards and four TDs while racking up an additional 426 yards and eight touchdowns on 33 receptions. He can play multiple positions on both sides of the ball and is considered the top player in Pennsylvania for 2014 by 247 Sports.
Said Smith of his recruitment: "I'm ready to get it over with. I really love the school I picked."
The conference is currently set for 2:45 p.m., but could get pushed back to 3:30 p.m.