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2016 NFL Draft – Jaylon Smith Scouting Report

One of the most talked about prospects entering the 2016 NFL Draft, Jaylon Smith had his college career end because of a brutal knee injury. Prior to his injury, Smith was talked about as a potential top five pick but there is now talk that he could still be on the board at #20 for the New York Jets. Could Jaylon Smith be the answer to get some desperately needed youth and athleticism...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith declares for 2016 NFL Draft

Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith, currently recovering from torn knee ligaments suffered in his team’s Fiesta Bowl loss to Ohio State, announced in a video that he is entering the 2016 NFL Draft. A former five-star recruit from Fort Wayne, Smith had 284 tackles, 4.5 sacks and three forced fumbles in his time with the Fighting Irish. Just where he’ll be drafted is a tough call...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame Star Linebacker Jaylon Smith Announces He’s Declaring For NFL Draft

Notre Dame star linebacker Jaylon Smith is headed to the NFL.  The Fighting Irish junior All-American announced in a video on YouTube that he’s foregoing his final year of eligibility and will be declaring for the draft.  Here’s the announcement.  Smith, who tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl, is expected to make a full recovery. ...
Via College Spun
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

An Uncertain Future Lies Ahead for Notre Dame Linebacker Jaylon Smith

Watching Notre Dame junior linebacker Jaylon Smith injure his left knee against Ohio State during the Fiesta Bowl back on New Year’s Day was hard enough. Then hearing the news that he tore both his ACL and his MCL made you feel bad for him. Especially since word coming out of the Fighting Irish locker room leading up to the big game was that he planned on declaring for the 2016...
Via The Sports Journal
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith has ‘fear of nerve damage’ in knee

Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Jaylon Smith was expected to be a top-10 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, but suffered a gruesome knee injury against the Ohio State Buckeyes. The injury is reportedly “very serious” and now there are reports that there is fear that the knee could have nerve damage. The fear is nerve damage, as well. Very serious surgery.
Via Campus Sports Net
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Jaylon Smith Posts Message On Instagram After Notre Dame’s Loss To Ohio State

An injury isn’t keeping Jaylon Smith down.  Notre Dame’s star linebacker suffered a “significant” knee injury in the first quarter of the Fighting Irish’s Fiesta Bowl loss to Ohio State.  After the 44-28 loss to the Buckeyes, Smith, a potential first-round pick in the NFL Draft, posted the following on Instagram.    God got us A photo posted by Jaylon Smith (...
Via College Spun
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame Loses LB Jaylon Smith After His Leg Bends In Way It Is Not Meant To

Notre dame has a pretty big challenge in the Fiesta Bowl in Ohio State. The last thing the Fighting Irish need is to lose one of their best defensive players to an injury early in the game, but it looks like that is exactly what has happened. During a first quarter run by Ohio State it appears as if his leg bends in a rather painful fashion after he gets shoved by an Ohio State player...
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith Suffered An Ugly-Looking Leg Injury

Things can’t get much worse for Notre Dame at the start of the Fiesta Bowl. Ohio State just took a 14-0 lead, and ND’s star linebacker Jaylon Smith just suffered what appears to be a terrible leg injury. Warning: the photo is gruesome. Look at your own risk.  And that is the last time we’ll see Jaylon Smith in a Fighting Irish uniform. One of the greats. #respect pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Jaylon Smith congratulated on Butkus Award win in hilarious way

Earlier this week,  Notre Dame junior Jaylon Smith was named the 2015 Butkus Award winner. The award is given out annually for the top linebacker in the nation. Smith was more than deserving of the honor and his Fighting Irish teammates quickly began showing their support after the announcement was made. One of those teammates was Notre Dame walk-on Nick Ossello. Ossello congratulated...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Walk-On Nick Ossello Congratulated Jaylon Smith On Winning The Butkus Award In Hilarious Fashion

This afternoon, Notre Dame junior Jaylon Smith was named the recipient of the Butkus Award as the top collegiate linebacker. It was well-deserved. Smith has been a monster for the Fighting Irish. His 113 tackles are tops on the team, 48 more than any other player. He has nine TFL’s, six quarterback hurries, five pass break-ups and two fumble recoveries. He’s been really, really...
Via College Spun
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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