Monday, April 27, 2015

Nate Smith commits to Temple

Nate Smith, a senior defensive back at Archbishop Wood High School, gave an oral commitment to play football at Temple on Monday night.

Nate Smith commits to Temple

Nate Smith, a senior defensive back at Archbishop Wood High School, gave an oral commitment to play football at Temple on Monday night.

The 6-foot, 190-pounder orginally gave an oral commitment to West Virginia. But he changed his mind after West Virginia defensive coordinator, Jeff Casteel, resigned to coach at Arizona under Rich Rodriguez.

Smith also had scholarship offers from Michigan State, South Carolina and Toledo.

He and Wood teammate, Brandon Peoples, will both sign national letters of intent to play at Temple on Wednesday.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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