Jake Smith already making his mark for Texas football
By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer
AUSTIN, Texas — It’s a sunny, late summer midday on the University of Texas campus and precocious, likable freshman UT wide receiver Jake Smith is doing what college kids do, busting up the sidewalk on the north side of Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on an electric scooter, passing other students who have no idea that last year’s Gatorade Offensive Player of the Year is the young man moving past them.
Smith is on a mission on the field as well, and already is making important contributions while drawing comparisons to the like of Jordan Shipley, who formed the mold for Texas slot receivers.
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