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Portland teen selected to play for the US U-14 football team

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A young football player from Portland is being recognized as the only Oregonian to play for the US U-14 football team.

The team, assembled by USA Football, selects the best young athletes from across the country.

In October, Jake Smith, a defensive end from Centennial Middle School, was selected.

Smith competed in the annual international bowl in Texas in February.

Notable alumni from the US National team includes former Heisman Winner Jameis Winston, and Patriots defensive lineman Malcom Brown.  

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