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When Florida played host to several top targets two weekends ago, it was West Palm Beach (Fla.) Oxbridge Academy four-star safety C.J. Smith who was deemed most likely to commit.


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Though he didn't pull the trigger at that time, upon leaving campus he did admit that he was tempted to do so.

“It crossed my mind I was really close,” admitted Smith. “I definitely feel like I want to get things done sooner and not bring pressure to myself. I probably will commit late in the spring or probably summertime.”


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In the end, he didn't have to or want to wait until the summer. Instead, he committed to Florida on Tuesday afternoon.

The 6-foot-3, 190-pouner choose Florida over offers from the likes of Alabama, LSU, Michigan, Tennessee and many others.

We'll have more on Smith later this afternoon.

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C.J. Smith
C.J. Smith (Nick Lucero/