Now, the 6-foot-1, 175-pound Smith is a Hoosier.
"I'm going to Indiana," Smith said via text.
Smith signing his binding national letter of intent to play for the Hoosiers, but his exploits won't be contained on the football field. An accomplished track athlete, Smith will also run for the men's track program.
He competed at the USATF Junior Olympics in July and was named an All-American in the 200 and 400 meters. He ran a 48.08 in the 400 meters last month.
After missing several games because of an injury early in his senior season, Smith averaged almost 10 yards per carry as a senior.