Former Alabama defensive tackle O.J. Smith announced that he has committed to the University of Minnesota.

Smith made the announcement on Twitter and Instagram.

Headed to the University of Minnesota 💯. #MinnesotaFootball #FreeGates

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Smith was redshirted his freshman year at Alabama and saw minimal playing time over the past two seasons.
He will sit out for a year at Minnesota due to NCAA transfer rules.