Jack Conklin is an American football offensive tackle.
Conklin was born in Plainwell, Michigan on August 17, 1994, to Darren Conklin and Jennifer Jackson.
He attended Plainwell High School in Plainwell, where he played football under his father who was the head coach. He also played basketball in high school.
He played college football at Michigan State University.
Conklin joined the Michigan State University football team as a walk-on player.
As a sophomore, he started all 13 games as a left tackle. Conklin was selected as a 2015 First-team All-American as well as the 2015 First-team All-Big Ten (coaches, media).
During his career with the Spartans, Conklin started in 38 of his 39 career games (35 at left tackle, three at right tackle). On January 6, 2016, Conklin announced he would forgo his senior season and declare for the 2016 NFL Draft.
Is Jack Conklin a left tackle?
Jack Conklin started 13 of 14 games at either right or left offensive tackle during his redshirt freshman year in 2013.