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Florida Offensive Lineman Commits to Georgia Southern

Commit #17 is heading to Beautiful Eagle Creek.

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Ballers continue to let it be known they plan to become Eagles as Mike Smith Jr., of the appropriately named town of Frostproof Florida did this afternoon:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">BLESSED <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GATA?src=hash">#GATA</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SWOOP16?src=hash">#SWOOP16</a> <a href="http://t.co/XYr1SSrZd7">pic.twitter.com/XYr1SSrZd7</a></p>&mdash; MICHAEL SMITH JR. (@Iam_smithjr) <a href="https://twitter.com/Iam_smithjr/status/627541370148945920">August 1, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Smith, a two-star offensive guard, is 6'3", 290 pounds and had a million offers from places like Iowa State, Memphis, Marshall, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, FIU and Western Kentucky.

There's a good Scout story you can read on Smith here.

You might think watching highlights of an O-lineman wouldn't be fun until you check out Smith flattening people left and right and slinging QBs to the ground (he played on both sides of the ball):

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Needless to say, the coaching staff is pretty excited too:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is how we celebrate a commitment from the 863. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HailSouthern?src=hash">#HailSouthern</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Swoop16?src=hash">#Swoop16</a> <a href="http://t.co/ydfSd3hNdV">pic.twitter.com/ydfSd3hNdV</a></p>&mdash; Coach Mike Mutz (@CoachMutz) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachMutz/status/627549197949120512">August 1, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Smith's commitment brings the class total to 17 (just slightly ahead of Georgia State), with a national ranking of 68 and number one in the Sun Belt. Also, we're now in the month of August and can say THERE IS COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEXT MONTH!