Notre Dame’s Smith Honored By Sports Illustrated

Jaylon Smith

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WANE) – Former Bishop Luers standout Jaylon Smith is among the nation’s elite, as the sophomore linebacker at Notre Dame was named a second team preseason All-American by Sports Illustrated.
Last year as a true freshman Smith started every game for the Irish. He finished with 67 tackles with 6.5 for loss (second on the team). He also tallied one interception.
Smith and the Irish open the 2014 season at home against Rice on August 30.
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