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Scott Frost lands his first recruit as Nebraska’s head coach Twitter/@CJ_Csmith
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Four-star safety C.J. Smith is the first prospect to commit to Nebraska under new head coach Scott Frost.

Smith announced his decision to join the Huskers on Monday via Twitter.

Smith took an official visit to Nebraska this past weekend and was re-offered a scholarship by Frost after having initially received an offer by the Cornhuskers as a sophomore.

The 6-foot-2, 193-pound senior ranks as the No. 26 safety, No. 57 player from the state of Florida and the No. 309 overall prospect for the 2018 national recruiting cycle, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

Smith received offers from 25 schools including Oklahoma, Ole Miss, South Carolina and UCF, among others.

Nebraska currently has nine known commits for its 2018 national recruiting class, which ranks No. 71 overall, according to 247Sports‘ team rankings.

Frost, a former national champion quarterback, returned to his alma mater earlier this month after leading UCF to a 12-0 record and AAC Championship in 2017.

Jason has contributed to numerous websites in the past covering a wide range of sports including SEC football for the past four seasons. He began his journalism career as a student journalist at the University of Tennessee where he covered the Vols for the student radio station and newspaper. Here’s ...Read more
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