FSU gets second in as many days
This story originally published on ScoutHoops.com
Jarquez Smith
Jarquez Smith
Recruiting Analyst
Posted Oct 14, 2012


Florida State picked up their second verbal pledge of the weekend, gaining a commitment from Jarquez Smith.

It's been a big weekend for Florida State.

On Saturday the Seminoles scooped up a commitment from the No. 40 player in the 2013 class -- Xavier Rathan-Mayes.

Just a day later Florida State struck again.

This time Florida State dipped into Georgia and reeled in a commitment from Jarquez Smith, a 6-foot-9 forward out of Gray (Ga.) Jones County.

"The reason I liked them was the coaches, the academics, the atmosphere and the players," Smith told Jeff Borzello of CBSSports.com. "Coach [Leonard] Hamilton wants me beacuse I can help score, bring energy and block shots."

Smith, who is known for his skill and ability to shoot, and Rathan-Mayes make up Florida State's current 2013 recruiting class.

Smith is ranked No. 99 overall in Scout.com's 2013 player rankings.


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