Jaguars pick LSU DL Maason Smith in second round of 2024 NFL draft. What to know

Jaguars pick LSU DL Maason Smith in second round of 2024 NFL draft. What to know

The Jacksonville Jaguars selected LSU defensive lineman Maason Smith with the 48th pick in the 2024 NFL Draft. Smith spent three seasons with the Tigers, winning an SEC West division championship. Here’s everything you need to know about Smith.

Maason Smith scouting report

Smith lacks some experience as he missed the 2022 season at LSU with an injury he suffered versus Florida State in the season opener. But he was productive his true freshman and redshirt sophomore seasons. His length and size were his biggest attributes in the SEC and it allows his versatility to provide coaches with some creativity in how he’s used.

Maason Smith height, weight

Smith, who is from Houma, Louisiana, and went to Terrebonne (La.) High School, is 6-foot-5 and 306 pounds.

Maason Smith college stats

In three seasons at LSU, Smith recorded 47 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles for loss and two passes defended. He appeared in 22 games, starting 17. He missed nearly all of the 2022 season after suffering a knee injury in the opener.

Maason Smith highlights

Smith was nearly unstoppable against McNeese State as a freshman in his first game at Tiger Stadium, recording three sacks, 3.5 tackles for loss en route to six total stops.

Maason Smith NFL combine measurables

Smith ran a 5.01 40-yard dash with a 31-inch vertical, nine-foot broad jump, numbers that ranked in the middle of the pack of the other defensive tackles that were in Indianapolis for the NFL combine. Smith also ran a 7.69 second three-cone drill, 4.69 second 20-yard shuttle and a 1.75 second 10-yard split.

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