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NFL Legend's Son Will Be In Columbus For Ohio State-Michigan Game

A general view of the Ohio State buckeyes football stadium.

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 19: Ohio State Buckeyes take the field prior to the game against the Northern Illinois Huskies at Ohio Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Andrew Weber/Getty Images)

The son of one of the greatest running backs in NFL history will be in Columbus on Saturday two watch arguably the best rivalry in American sports. Emmitt Smith's son, EJ, is headed to Columbus to watch Ohio State and Michigan face off for the right to represent the East in the Big Ten title game against Northwestern.

EJ, a four-star running back from Florida, is one of the top recruits in the 2020 class. According to 247Sports' composite rankings, Smith is the No. 2 all-purpose back in the country and the No. 87 recruit overall.

He took to Twitter on Friday afternoon to announce he'll be in attendance to watch the Buckeyes and Wolverines in action.

247Sports' Crystal Ball predictions suggest Florida is the leader in the clubhouse to land the prized recruit.

Will Smith follow in his father's footsteps and lace his cleats up for the Gators? He has plenty of time to make that decision.