Tuesday, July 7, 2009


Roderick Smith, a 6-2, 215-pound tailback out of Ft. Wayne, Indiana (Paul Harding High School), announced that he would be playing his collegiate football for the Ohio State University.

The class of 2010 product, who is rated sixth among all running backs in the nation (according to Scout.com), rushed for nearly 1,700 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior and has amassed more than 5,200 yards thus far in his high school career.

"They've always been my frontrunner," Smith said about the Buckeyes.

To listen to comments from Smith following his commitment, click here.