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Jake Smith

Events: Team Roping (Heeling), Tie-down Roping
Born: 4/20/1993 Texarkana, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2013
PRCA Career Earnings: $44,209.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Broken Bow, Oklahoma

2015 world standings place: 77th
2014 world earnings: $13,051

2016 Highlights

• Won the Mid Winter Fair & Rodoe (Lafayette, La.)
Career Highlights

• 2015: Won the all-around and team roping at the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series (July 17-18)
• Won the all-around at the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series (July 10-11)
• Won the Will Rogers Memorial Rodeo (Vinita, Okla.), with Dustin Morgan
• 2014: (Partner Clay Smith) Won the Longview (Texas) PRCA Rodeo and the Drummond (Mont.) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 42nd in the world standings with $27,647
• 2013: (Partner Clay Smith) Won the Farm-City ProRodeo (Hermiston, Ore.); the Livingston (Mont.) Roundup and the Breckenridge (Colo.) PRCA ProRodeo. Co-champion at the Guadalupe County & PRCA Rodeo (Seguin, Texas) and the State Fair of Louisiana (Shreveport, La.). Finished second to Will Woodfin among team roping heelers in the PRCA rookie standings and 27th in the world standings with $40,059
• 2012: (Partner Clay Smith) On PRCA permit, won the Mesquite (Texas) Pro Rodeo Series-June 23, July 21 and Aug. 18
Finished fourth in the National High School Finals Rodeo team roping in 2010, with his brother Clay Smith
5-11, 155 … Single … Father, Mark, is a horse trainer in Broken Bow, Okla., and he was a roper; mother, Tammy, is a third-grade teacher … Older brother, Clay, is his team roping partner … In 2009, Jake and Clay won the U.S. Team Roping Finals in Oklahoma City and earned $141,000 … Youngest brother, Britt, is also a roper and he won a truck at an amateur event … Jake and his brothers got their start in rodeo from their father … Appeared on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno when he was 5 years old with his brother Clay to talk about their love of roping … Jake’s full name is Billy Jake Barnes – Billy for his mother’s brother who died, and Jake for seven-time world champion and Pro Rodeo Hall of Famer Jake Barnes …When Jake isn’t rodeoing he’s training horses … Listens to all type of music …. Favorite sports team is the Oklahoma City Thunder … Favorite TV shows are Grimm and Two and a Half Men (with Charlie Sheen) … Favorite movies are Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Step Brothers
MGM Grand Polaris Ranger
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