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Jakobi Smith
Jakobi  Smith

RS Senior

Miami, Fla.

High School:
Coral Reef

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 300



Public Safety Administration


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Football Bestows Team Awards

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Football Post Practice and Musical Talents of Jeremiah Taleni

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Tuesday Practice Report, Meet Clint Trickett, Following Options and Photos

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Across the Stage: Athletics Celebrates 49 Spring Graduates

FAU athletics celebrated its 49 spring graduates at a reception for family and friends on Tuesday, May 2

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Redshirt Senior (2017)

  • Drew the start at right guard and recorded a tackle versus Navy
  • Saw action and started at Wisconsin
  • Starting lineman that helped the offense tally the most rushing yards in the program's history versus Bethune
  • Part of a line that helped to tally 262 rushing yards at Buffalo
  • Helped pave the way for 252 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns versus Middle Tennessee
  • Part of the record-setting win at ODU
  • Part of the record-breaking offense that broke the FAU record for points with 69 and broke the program and C-USA record for yards with 804
  • Part of the line that helped pave the way for 368 rushing yards at Western Kentucky
  • Started in the win over Marshall to make the Owls bowl eligible for the first time since 2013
  • Mainstay on the offensive line which protect the quarterback in the La Tech win
  • One of the 11-time 2017 starting five who have been instrumental in the Owls success and the success in the 2017 Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Completed the regular season as part of a consistant starting five and the Charlotte victory gave them a perfect 8-0 C-USA record
  • Saw action in the team's 2017 C-USA Championship team
  • Paved the way for an FAU bowl record 312 rushing yards and five TDs on the ground in the 50-3 Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl win over Akron
Redshirt Junior (2016)
  • Inserted and was part of the SIU victory
  • Moved in once again due to necessity, versus UM, and was praised for his performance
  • Drew the start at right guard versus Kansas State
  • Started his second-consecutive game at right guard versus Ball State
  • Drew the start versus FIU at right guard and repeated it versus Charlotte
  • Saw action at Marshall and WKU
  • Part of the ninth O-Line combination and one that blocked for a program high 257 yards rusing by freshman Devin Singletary and a progam high in total yards versus Rice
  • Started at right guard in the UTEP victory
  • Worked as a starter versus ODU

Reshirt Sophomore (2015) 

  • Played in 35 plays at Tulsa
  • Saw action for 66 plays versus Miami...scored an 89% assignment rating and an 80% total rating
  • Was in the game for every offensive snap versus Buffalo...recorded four knockdowns and allowed no sacks
  • Saw action in 73 plays in the Charlotte victory..,credited with seven knockdowns
  • Played every snap versus Rice...recorded a season high 90% assignment grade and did not commit a penalty while recording 4.5 knockdowns
  • Started and played every play versus Marshall...recorded four knockdowns
  • Saw action in 31 plays at UTEP and graded out as one of his best college games...recorded a total grade of 89% and recorded three knockdowns and no negative plays
  • Worked with the offensive line to produce 229 yards rushing in the Shula Bowl victory over FIU...tallied a career high 10 knockdowns in the game
  • Saw 40 snaps at WKU and tallied a total grade of 85%
  • Part of a rotation at right guard versus Middle Tennessee...tallied a total grade of 85% and recorded three knockdowns with no penalties or sacks
  • Saw 61 snaps at UF...tallied an 85% total grade and an assignment grade of 98% along with five knockdowns
  • Tallied 15 snaps versus ODU and was part of a line that helped the Owls record 239 yards on the ground

Redshirt Freshman (2014) 

  • Saw action at No. 22 Nebraska and started at right guard at No. 2 Alabama
  • Was in the rotation in the home season opener versus Tulsa

True Freshman (2013)

  • Redshirted

High School

  • Played for Chevas Clements at Coral Reef High School where he also represented his high school by playing in the Dade vs. Broward All-Star game
  • Two-sport athlete (football and club baseball)


  • Public Saftey Administration major
  • Son of Nakisha Smith
  • Born Dec. 20, 1994 in Miami, Fla

Game-by-Game Notable Games Grades
2014: Nebraska (Assignment: 93%, Knockdowns; 3); Alabama (Knockdowns: 1.5)
2015: Tulsa (Knockdowns: 2); Miami (Total: 80%); Charlotte (Assignment: 90, Knockdowns: 7); Rice (Assignment: 90%, Knockdowns: 4.5); Marshall (Assignment: 93%, Knockdowns: 4); UTEP (Total: 89%, Assignment: 94%, Technique: 84%, Effort: 90%, Knockdowns: 2); FIU (Knockdowns: 10); WKU (Total: 84%, Assignment: 90%, Technique: 71%, Effort: 91%, Knockdowns: 4); Middle Tennessee (Total: 85%, Assignment: 92%, Technique: 73%, Effort: 90%, Knockdowns: 3); UF (Total 87%, Assignment: 98%, Technique: 77%, Knockdowns: 5); ODU (Total: 87%, Assignment: 93%, Technique: 87%, Knockdowns: 1)

Career Highs
Minimums (Total: 80+; Assignment 90+, Technique: 70+; Effort 90+)
98% UF (11/21/15)
Technique: 90% WKU (11/7/15)
Effort: 90% UTEP (10/24/15), Middle Tennessee (11/14/15), UF (11/21/15)
Total: 89% UTEP (10/24/15)
Knockdown: 10 FIU (10/31/15)
Penalties: 0 10X
Sacks Allowed: 0 13X

2014 Season Game Highs
Minimums (Total: 80+; Assignment 90+, Technique: 70+; Effort 90+)
98% UF (11/21/15)
Knockdown: 3 Nebraska (8/30/14)
Penalties: 0 2X
Sacks Allowed: 0 3X

2015 Season Game Highs
Minimums (Total: 80+; Assignment 90+, Technique: 70+; Effort 90+)
92% Middle Tennessee (11/14/15)
Technique: 84% UTEP (10/24/15)
Effort: 90% UTEP (10/24/15), WKU (11/7/15), Middle Tennessee (11/14/15)
Total: 89% UTEP (10/24/15)
Knockdown: 10 FIU (10/31/15)
Penalties:  0 8X
Sacks Allowed: 0 10X

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