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6-foot-6 Appling County DE Darris Smith committed to UGA on Thursday.

BREAKING: 6-foot-6 junior OLB Darris Smith commits to UGA

Georgia picked up a big 2022 commitment in Tyre West on Wednesday. The Bulldogs continued that roll in the 2022 class with another BIG commit on Thursday with Darris Smith

The keyword there is BIG.

The 6-foot-6 junior DE/OLB prospect from Appling County High School in Southeast Georgia committed to the Bulldogs via his Twitter account.

Smith currently ranks as a 3-star recruit for 247Sports and as the nation’s No. 17 weak-side DE and the No. 27 recruit in Georgia for 2022. That won’t last long.

Check out his early film for an Appling team that is still alive in the GHSA state playoffs.


The 231-pound junior now becomes the fifth player in the 2022 recruiting class for the Bulldogs. All of those commitments up to this point are in-state products.

Smith and his Appling County Pirates are still alive hosting in the second round of the GHSA Class AAA playoffs against Upson-Lee on Friday night.

He is quite the athlete and shows that by playing center on the basketball team and competing in four running events in track.

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Darris Smith is now the fifth commitment for UGA in the 2022 recruiting cycle. (Darris Smith/Twitter)

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