GAINSVILLE, FL – SEPTEMBER 9: Running back Emmitt Smith #22 of the Florida Gators runs with the ball during a game against the Ole Miss Rebels at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 9,1989 in Gainsville, Florida. The Rebels defeated the Gators 24-19. (Photo by Allen Dean Steele/Getty Images)Emmitt Smith’s son, EJ Smith, is looking to follow in his father’s footsteps. The high school running back is considered a top running back recruit in the 2020 class.EJ Smith, a four-star all-purpose back, is starting to rack up the scholarship offers. He received a big one today.The 2020 recruit announced on Twitter that he’s received an offer from Alabama.“I am honored to announce that I have received an offer from the University of Alabama. Thank you for the opportunity,” he tweeted.I am honored to announce that I have received an offer from the University of Alabama. Thank you for the opportunity.#RollTide pic.twitter.com/E0G08V4ksw— EJ (@ejsmith_22) March 6, 2019EJ Smith is ranked the No. 3 all-purpose back in the country by 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. He’s ranked the No. 96 overall prospect in the class.The 6-foot, 190-pound back has scholarship offers from Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio State and USC, among other programs.The Gators, his father’s team, are currently listed as the favorite, per 247Sports’ “Crystal Ball.”Smith is a 2020 recruit and has plenty of time to make a college decision.