GatoradeThe Longhorns have got to be feeling a lot more confident about four-star WR prospect Jake Smith right about now. The Texas commit just took home one of the most prestigious awards in high school football.According to Sports Illustrated, Smith has been named Gatorade National High School Football Player of the Year following his senior season at Notre Dame Preparatory.Smith described the scene, as Arizona Cardinals quarterback and former UCLA star Josh Rosen appeared to present him with the award:“The football team walked into the weight room and our strength coach said to start clapping because we have a special guest here to show us how to lift or something like that,” Smith says. “We all start clapping as [Arizona Cardinals quarterback] Josh Rosen walks in with the trophy and then it all kind of hit me as he walked in and a bunch of cameras followed him.”Gatorade released video for Jake Smith’s award win:Smith had 64 receptions for 1,112 yards and 22 receiving TDs, along with 741 rushing yards and 15 rushing TDs. Smith’s offensive dominance helped Notre Dame Preparatory reach the 5A state championship game.247Sports has Smith ranked as the No. 12 WR in the country, the No. 81 overall prospect, and the No. 2 prospect in the state of Arizona.Throughout his high school career, Smith has also demonstrated his versatility at other positions. He has two kickoff return TDs, 20 tackles as a DB, 4.5 sacks, and a 65-yard punt.His overall numbers include 5,446 total yards and 72 total touchdowns.[Sports Illustrated]
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