December 13, 2007

Smith’s decision coming

Houston Westside High School's Michael Smith has been patient during the recruiting process. It may have just paid off.

The University of Connecticut has offered the 6-foot receiver and is bringing him up on an official visit this weekend.

"It's a Division I program in a BCS conference," Westside coach Mark Byrd said. "They are a winning program and should be going to bowl games for the next few years. It's a great opportunity for Mike and I think he'll be committed after this weekend."

Smith caught 56 balls for 824 yards and nine touchdowns this season and was a Houston Touchdown Club finalist on offense.

University of Louisiana-Lafayette is also on the line with Smith, who could visit in January if he doesn't commit to UConn.


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