Smith had placards for ULCA, Georgia, "Michigan University" and Texas A&M at his table when he made the announcement at his high school.
According to the AJC, Smith had been considered a "UGA lean" in recent months before choosing UCLA on Wednesday.
The 6-foot, 203-pound recruit of Macon County High School in Montezuma, Ga., is ranked as the sixth-best at his position and No. 77 player overall by Rivals.com.
Smith also had offers from Alabama, Florida State, Penn State, USC, Wisconsin and others.
- Phil Watson