Jason Smith’s NFL Draft Watch

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Published: March 21, 2009


... (six catches for 70 yards and one touchdown as a redshirt freshman).

But after flashing exciting potential as a sophomore and junior, Smith's play ascended to another level in 2008. He started on the right side as a sophomore in 2006 and missed time at left tackle in 2007 with a strained MCL.

He was named honorable mention All-Big 12 as a junior. Smith's play earned him All-American honors in 2008—the first BU offensive lineman to be so honored since 1980.

Smith is a raw prospect at this time compared to some of the other left tackles in this draft. If he is impressive in postseason all-star games, workouts and interviews, Smith has the upside to vault to the top of the class.

Had an arm span of 33-3/4 inches and a hand span of nine-and-three-quarter inches at the combine.

Tall, athletic left tackle prospect. Excellent straight-line speed and hustle, getting down field on screens and long runs. Can pull and trap, running smoothly and adjusti...

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