Lee County standout Jahmir Smith makes college choice

SANFORD, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Lee County High School's Jahmir Smith, a star on and off the field, had offers from dozens of universities, including all eight Ivy League schools.

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The 17-year-old Smith has made his choice: He's going to Notre Dame.

ABC11 first introduced you to Smith in May, when he pulled out a box full of offers from big-name schools.

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Smith excels in the classroom and is a standout running back for the Jackets, rushing for more than 2,000 yards as a junior.

On Monday, Smith's mom, Monique McLean, told ABC11 that after months of consideration, her son picked Notre Dame.

She said he committed to the Fighting Irish on Sunday night.
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