2015 running back Van Smith (Charlotte, N.C./West Mecklenburg) and 2014 safety
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jumped on board with head coach Dabo Swinney. Both are three-star prospects, but Smith is in the ESPN Junior 300.
Gibson will bring length to the defensive backfield with a long 6-foot-4 frame at 6-foot-4 that he can add weight to easily. ESPN's scouts say he might need a year to redshirt, but if he doesn't, he might be able to contribute on special teams.
Smith, meanwhile, checks in at 6-foot-1, 180 pounds. ESPN's scouts say that he will need to work on his acceleration, but he's got plenty of time to do that.