Jake Springfield was born in Grapevine, Texas ... Son of Tom and Melissa Springfield ... Sister, Sydney, played softball for Oklahoma State ... Comes from an OSU family, as his grandparents, Tom and Venita, his uncle Chris, father Tom and aunt Carrie Wilson all attended OSU ... General Business major. A former walk-on who was awarded a scholarship in August of 2020 ... His 40 career Oklahoma State starts entering 2024 are the most on the roster ... Has played in 49 career FBS games through the end of 2023 ... A four-time Academic All-Big honoree.