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Jan. 6, 2016

High school senior Chris Smith has officially signed his financial aid agreement and will enroll at the University of South Carolina for the spring semester, the Gamecock football program announced today.

Smith, a Rock Hill, S.C. and South Pointe High School product, becomes the fourth prep standout to graduate early and enroll for the spring semester, joining Bryan Edwards, C.J. Freeman and Brandon McIlwain.


5-10, 168, Rock Hill, S.C. (South Pointe)

Multi-position athlete who will compete at the cornerback position, but could play on either side of the ball… graduated from South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, S.C. in December 2015 and enrolled at South Carolina in January… coached by Strait Herron… helped the Stallions to a 14-1 record as a senior and the 3A state title for the second-straight season… played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas… as a junior, he logged 71 tackles and five interceptions along with 600 all-purpose yards… considered a two-star prospect by Rivals and by 247Sports… is the son of former Arkansas defensive back Pat Burris and the nephew of Notre Dame standout Jeff Burris.