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#68 Jackson Smith
True Freshman | 6-4 | 280 lbs. | St. Paul, Minnesota
- Position: Offensive Line
- Previous College: None
- Projection: Redshirt
- Status: Walk-On
Jackson Smith (b. Sept. 5, 2001) is a walk-on offensive lineman from Saint Thomas Academy in St. Paul, Minnesota, who plans on majoring in agricultural business and likely will redshirt.
Smith played under head coach Dan O’Brien at Saint Thomas, where he unfortunately missed his sophomore and junior seasons due to injury before picking up first-team all-state honors as a senior from the Minnesota Associated Press.
He was named to the All-Metro team by The StarTribune and KARE-TV, and also earned conference offensive lineman of the year honors for the Cadets in 2019.
An academic star, Smith graduated cum laude and he also was also part of the debate club, entrepreneurship club and French club.