Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#86 Jake Smith
Position: Kicker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 201
Year: Senior
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Cheltenham HS/Syracuse/Youngstown State
Experience: SQ
Smith Photos

2012: Missed the season because of a knee injury … Will contend for kicking duties in 2013.

Before Arizona: Played at Youngstown State in 2011 and Syracuse in 2010.


High School: Football and baseball letterman at Cheltenham High School … First-team all-conference honoree during his junior and senior seasons … Went on to earn first-team all-region honors in final campaign … Was named team’s Special Teams MVP as a junior and senior … Also named first-team all-conference as baseball team’s shortstop and was recruited to play collegiately.

Personal: Son of Mitchell Smith, a former soccer player at Stanford … Majoring in economics.