UTAH: Can play both left and right tackle ... Utah's tallest player at 6'7"... enrolled in classes and participated in camp in spring semester of 2014 after graduating from high school a semester early.
2015--Appeared in all 13 games on special teams and in 11 games at left tackle ... totaled 208 plays in the nine games that offensive line stats were kept (no stats for Colorado or BYU games) ... season high 29 plays vs. both Oregon and USC ... three cuts included a season-high two cuts vs. USC.
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 as a senior in 2013 ... 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) ... participated 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 multi-sport athletes ... father Paul played football and pitched for the Utes, later playing a year in the minors for the Toronto Blue Jays' organization ... 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 ... his mother, a member of Utah's Crimson Club Hall of Fame, also played two seasons of volleyball for the Utes and led the nation in blocks in 1993 while making the all-conference team ... three siblings ... brother Cody is a sophomore linebacker for the Utes ... economics major ... full name is Jackson Paulo Barton ... born Aug. 8, 1995.