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Purdue Football Recruiting: Jack Smith Signs LOI

Purdue gets a late addition to the 2018 class.

NCAA Football: Michigan at Purdue Sandra Dukes-USA TODAY Sports

With Evander Craft in limbo since the fall (he just signed with Toledo today), Coach Brohm and Co. had their eyes on another linebacker.

Enter Jack Smith, a lengthy outside backer from the heart of Florida. Jack will be coming north from Lakeland, Florida. Jack Smith chose Purdue over Cincinnati and Western Kentucky.

This is a great late get for our Boilermakers. Linebacker was a position where we needed more than just one commit, Jack joins Jaylan Alexander in the 2018 class. This is a vital class as we lose 3 linebackers to graduation that started for us.

In the Journal and Courier article, Jack’s coach said if he was playing at a heavier weight, he would probably be staying in state to one of the state’s 3 power programs.

I cannot emphasize enough how great of a late get this is. Jack will have a great career with us in West Lafayette. Boiler Up.