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Jake Smith
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Jake Smith

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Ala.

High School:
Jacksonville

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 304

Position:
OL


12/01/2014

A Total of 10 Cardinals Earn All-ACC Honors

Gerod Holliman named first team All-ACC

09/27/2014

Louisville Postgame Notes

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09/02/2014

Louisville Postgame Notes

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07/10/2014

Smith, Mauldin Earn Preseason Watch List Honors

Smith selected to the Outland Trophy list, while Mauldin voted on to the Nagurski Award list

01/05/2014

Jake Smith Addresses Media Regarding Football Coaching Position

Jake Smith spoke with the media about football coach Charlie Strong's departure and the search for his replacement.

11/29/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL v KENTUCKY

Louisville Football v Kentucky

11/22/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL at NOTRE DAME

Louisville Football at Notre Dame

10/18/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL v NORTH CAROLINA STATE

Louisville Football v North Carolina State

10/11/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL @ CLEMSON

Louisville Football @ Clemson

09/13/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL at VIRGINIA

Louisville Football at Virginia

2013 JUNIOR SEASON
Earned the team's Offensive Grinder Award... made the move to center during fall camp and started all 13 games... was a first team all-conference selection... led an offense that averaged 460.8 yards of total offense... helped an offense score 30 or more points nine times, including a season-high 72... graded out 80 percent in nine of his starts.

2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Started all 12 games at guard on a team that went 11-2 and won a BIG EAST title... didn't start the Florida game in the Sugar Bowl due to illness, snapping a string of 25-straight starts... was instrumental in turning around the Louisville offense... helped the Cardinals score 23 rushing touchdowns... guided quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a career year, averaging 286.0 ypg

2011 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Started all 13 games at guard... first player in school history to be named to the FWAA Freshman All-America team.

2010 FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL
Big-body who moves well for a 300-pounder... has great size and has excellent upper-body strength... quick out of his stance and mauls the opposition when locked into the frame of the defender and runs legs on contact... played for Roland Houston at Jacksonville High School in Jacksonville, Ala... could play both tackle and guard... named Honorable Mention All-State... selected All- Area and All-County... named Player of Week by Alabama A-10 radio station... earned the Scramble Award for the squad... twoyear team captain... played both off ensive guard and defensive tackle...rated as a two-star off ensive lineman by Rivals.com and a two-star prospect by Scout.com... ranked as the 111th-best off ensive by ESPN.com... played defensive end before moving to the off ensive side of the football... was a three-year starting pitcher on the baseball team.

PERSONAL
Son of Jane Eldemire and Wayne Smith... born 3/17/92... economics major... graduated in May.

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