UTAH: Early high school graduate enrolled in classes in January and participated in spring camp ... was the third-string left tackle in the spring.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team 5A all-state as a junior and senior and second-team as a sophomore ... four-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... made the Rivals 100 at No. 70 ... ranked No. 7 nationally at his position and No. 1 overall in Utah by Rivals ... Scout ranked him No. 20 nationally at offensive tackle and No. 3 in Utah at any position (No. 1 offensive lineman) ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Combine ... three-year starter ... Brighton High (Utah) team captain ... Brighton played for the 2013 5A Utah state championship ... also played basketball for Brighton.
PERSONAL: Son of two former Ute two-sport athletes ... father Paul played football and pitched for the Utes, later playing a year in the minors for the Toronto Blue Jays ... mother Mikki Kane-Barton was a two-time honorable mention All-America basketball player, the 1993 Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year and a three-time first-team all-WAC basketball pick ... she also played volleyball two years and led the nation in blocks in 1993 while making the all-conference team ... three siblings ... has not declared a major ... full name is Jackson Paulo Barton ... born Aug. 8, 1995.