2018-02-08 / Sports

Heritage’s Brandon Smith signs with Jackson College


Heritage’s Brandon Smith signed to play baseball for Jackson College on Thursday, Feb. 1. Jackson College coach Rick Smith, who is also Brandon’s uncle, said he was doubly proud, being there as “Coach Smith” and “Uncle Rick.” Heritage’s Brandon Smith signed to play baseball for Jackson College on Thursday, Feb. 1. Jackson College coach Rick Smith, who is also Brandon’s uncle, said he was doubly proud, being there as “Coach Smith” and “Uncle Rick.” Brandon Smith, from Heritage, signed his national letter of intent to play baseball for Jackson College on Thursday, Feb. 1. He said he likes the campus life, having visited there with two cousins playing for the team in the past. He plans on studying criminal justice while attending.

His new coach at Jackson College, Rick Smith, is also his uncle. Coach Smith said he was doubly proud, being there as “Coach Smith” and “Uncle Rick.”

Brandon Smith also said the family connection was an obvious reason for him to attend Jackson.

Coach Smith looks to use Brandon as a two-way player, both as a hitter and pitcher, stating that he will be a plus for the program and that he comes from a quality team at Heritage.

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