Jackson Smith, America’s Top-Ranked Kicker, Commits to Kentucky


One of the best kickers in America will represent his home state at the University of Kentucky. Boyle County’s Jackson Smith announced on Kentucky Sports Radio that he will be a Wildcat.

The son of former Wildcat Andy Smith, an All-SEC punter that set a school record in 1999, Jackson Smith is a two-time First Team All-State placekicker for Boyle County. Last December at Kroger Field Smith made a 23-yard go-ahead field goal in overtime to lift the Rebels to a 4A State Championship.

ProKicker.com ranks Smith as the No. 1 kicker and punter in America. Recruited by UK for years, Smith first made headlines across the Commonwealth when he booted a ball 51 yards through the uprights as an eighth grader.

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