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Jordan Smith
Jordan  Smith


Washington, D.C.

High School:
H.D. Woodson

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185



H.S. Coach:
Greg Fuller


No. 24 Penn State Rolls to Bowl Eligibility with 62-24 Win at Purdue

Barkley notches second 200 yard rushing performance in last three games as Lions score 45 second-half points


Penn State Stuns No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

The Nittany Lions special teams came up with a blocked punt and kick to set up the upset


Lions Rally Past Gophers in OT

Barkley scampers 25 yards for game-winning score on Penn State's first overtime snap


Coach Bill O'Brien Spring Practice Press Conference


2017 Rose Bowl Game - Penn State vs. USC

Jan. 2, 2017


Football vs. Nebraska (11/23/13)

Football vs. Nebraska (11/23/13)

➤ 2016 ➤ Senior Season
Awards: Given the Quarterback Club Special Award at the annual Nittany Lion Football Banquet.

Season: Appeared in 13 games.

Kent State (9/3): Posted one tackle...Tied a career high with 0.5 tackle for loss...Lone stop was a combined tackle for loss with Garrett Sickels in the third quarter. Minnesota (10/1): Logged a career-high four tackles...Posted his first career interception, a pick in the end zone to end a Gopher scoring threat...The interception marked the first time in 2016 Minnesota didn't score when in the red zone...Added a career-best two pass breakups. Maryland (10/1): Had two tackles, including a combined tackle for loss with Brandon Smith in the fourth quarter. Ohio State (10/22): Contributed a big pass breakup on a deep pass on second-and-2 during Ohio State's final drive. at Purdue (10/29): Recovered his first career fumble on a muffed punt in the third quarter to set up Penn State's second score of the third quarter...Helped Penn State force four turnovers. Iowa (11/5): Had one tackle. at Indiana (11/12): Made two tackles. at Rutgers (11/19): Posted three tackles - including two on special teams. vs. Wisconsin (12/3): Made three tackles...Had one stop on kickoff return and one on punt coverage. vs. USC (1/2): Totaled three stops...Added one pass breakup.

➤ 2015 ➤ Junior Season
Season: Appeared in six games.

at Temple (9/5): Made two stops. San Diego State (9/26): Made one tackle. Illinois (10/31): Made one tackle...Posted his first career tackle for loss.  


➤ 2014 ➤ Sophomore Season
Season: Appeared in nine games on special teams...Saw time against UCF, at home against Akron, UMass, Northwestern, Maryland and Michigan State, and on the road at Rutgers and Michigan...Also played in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against Boston College.  

➤ 2013 ➤ True Freshman Season
Season: Appeared in all 12 games...Was one of 12 true freshmen to see game action...Saw time in the secondary and on special teams...Recorded five tackles (three solo).

Syracuse (8/31): Made his collegiate debut in the neutral site contest at MetLife Stadium. Kent State (9/21): Registered his first career tackle with a solo stop on a fourth-quarter kickoff return. At Ohio State (10/26): Made a pair of tackles, including his first career tackle on the defensive side of the ball. At Minnesota (11/9): Added one stop. Purdue (11/16): Made one tackle.  

➤ High School
A three-year letterman for head coach Greg Fuller at Archbishop Carroll High School...Attended H.D. Woodson High School as a senior, but did not play football...As a junior, accounted for 64 tackles, seven pass breakups, four sacks and a pair of safeties...Also grabbed five interceptions, returning one for a touchdown...Sophomore season included 65 stops, five pass breakups, two interceptions and three sacks...Amassed more than 800 career receiving yards, including 427 yards and three receiving touchdowns as a freshman...Also lettered in basketball and track and field.  

➤ Personal
Full name is Jordan Armani Smith...Son of Stephen and Shamla Smith...Has two older brothers, Stephen Jr. and Chase...Both brothers were collegiate student-athletes...Brother, Stephen, played football at Georgetown (2004-08) after playing with former Nittany Lion standout Derrick Williams in high school...Brother, Chase, played basketball at Wingate (2008-12)...Was childhood friends with former Nittany Lion cornerback Stephon Morris...Enjoys listening to music and spending time with his family...Plans to major in management and become a sports agent...Born November 13, 1994 in Washington, D.C.


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