Boston College Football Recruiting: ATH Jeff Smith Commits To Eagles

Jim Rogash

Dude #23 is in!

Boston College received yet another verbal commitment, this time from an athlete Jeff Smith of Clearwater Florida.

Smith is rated a 3* by Rivals, but has yet to receive a rating from 247sports. He also reportedly holds offers from the Indiana Hoosiers, Wisconsin Badgers, Louisville Cardinals, Iowa State Cyclones, along with schools from lower conferences such as Holy Cross, Akron, and Army.  He had recently announced his finalists being BC, Wisconsin and Iowa St., the latter two may have been recruiting him as a defensive back.

Smith is listed as an athlete, but as he mentioned all signs point to Coach Steve Addazio utilizing him at quarterback. According to his HUDL page he can run a 4.4 40, so clearly he has good speed. Boston College is in need of some depth moving forward as they only have two QB's on scholarship right now for next year (Darius Wade and James Walsh). They have already added one quarterback in this class dual threat QB Elijiah Robinson, but grabbing two for this class would seem like a wise move for the coaching staff.

Jeff Smith Jr. is recruit #23 of the 2015 class. Welcome to the Heights!

Boston College Football Recruiting Class of 2015

1. OT Anthony Palazzolo (Fairfield, Conn.) - 6-6, 302 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Pittsburgh

2. OG Chris Lindstrom (Dudley, Mass.) - 6-5, 240 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Old Dominion

3. DB Lukas Denis (Everett, Mass.) - 5-11, 170 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Holy Cross, Massachusetts

4. OT John Phillips (Syracuse, N.Y.) - 6-6, 245 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College

5. OT Aaron Monteiro (Brockton, Mass.) - 6-6, 308 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts

6. RB Jordan Gowins (Melville, N.Y.) - 6-0, 200 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Stony Brook, Toledo

7. TE Jake Burt (Lynnfield, Mass.) - 6-5, 230 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Virginia

8. ATH Ben Glines (Cincinnati, Ohio) - 6-1, 190 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Akron, Toledo, Western Michigan

9. OG Wyatt Knopfke (Sarasota, Fla.) - 6-2, 288 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Kentucky, Miami

10. RB Sharrieff Grice (West Hartford, Conn.) - 6-1, 200 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Albany, Fordham, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rutgers

11. DUAL Elijah Robinson (Montclair, N.J.) - 6-2, 185 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Air Force, Army, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan State, Navy, Nebraska, Rutgers, Temple, Virginia

12. ATH William Harris (Wallingford, Conn.) - 6-2, 205 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Old Dominion, Syracuse

13. ATH Michael Walker (Naples, Fla.) - 5-11, 179 lbs., NR
Offers: Boston College, Arkansas State, Arizona, Florida International, Georgia Southern, Holy Cross

14. WR Chase Pankey (Cincinnati, Ohio) - 6-1, 191 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Ball State

15. TE Chris Garrison (Groton, Mass.) - 6-4, 215 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Duke, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Syracuse

16. WR Mehdi El Attrach (Lake Nona, Fla.) - 6-1, 185 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Syracuse, Duke, Wake Forest, Louisville, Rutgers, Northwestern, Southern Miss, Massachusetts, East Carolina, FIU, Bowling Green, Western Kentucky, Western Michigan, Memphis, South Alabama, Vanderbilt

17. S  Davon Jones (Shrewsbury, Mass.) - 6-1, 180 lbs., NR
Offers: Boston College, Coastal Carolina

18. FB Jimmy Martin (Maitland, Fla.) - 5-11, 204 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Cincinnati, South Florida, Duke, Florida International, Eastern Illinois, South Alabama, Western Michigan

19. LB Tanner Karafa (Ashburn, Va.) - 6-2, 220 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Charlotte, Harvard, James Madison, Kentucky

20. DT Ray Smith (San Diego, Ca.) - 6-2, 270 lbs., NR
Offers: Boston College, Air Force, Navy, San Diego State

21. CB Taj-Amir Torres (Amherst, Mass.) - 5-10, 175 lbs., NR
Offers: Boston College, UConn, UMass

22. WR Nolan Borgerson (Washington, N.J.) - 6-1, 185 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Buffalo, Central Florida, Harvard, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Temple, Western Michigan, Yale

23. ATH/QB Jeff Smith (Clearwater, Fl)-  6-1, 170lbs ***
Offers: Boston College, Akron, Army, Holy Cross, Louisville, Wisconsin, Iowa St.

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