Cowboys' Jaylon Smith earns college degree

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Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith kept a promise to his mother and got his degree from the University of Notre Dame.

The Cowboys drafted Smith in 2016 as he was recovering from a knee injury. He was the starting middle linebacker for the Cowboys in 2018 and 2019.

He took on 21 credits in his final semester while also fitting in off-season workouts. He now has his bachelor’s degree in film and television.