Preston Smith

LB

#91

Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 27

Weight: 265 lbs

College: Mississippi State

2019 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    36
  • SCK
    12
  • FF
    1
  • INT
    1

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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2015 Washington Redskins 16 33 22 11 8 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Washington Redskins 16 36 20 16 4.5 0 3 1 0 22 22 22
2017 Washington Redskins 16 39 28 11 8 3 2 0 26 13 18
2018 Washington Redskins 16 48 25 23 4 0 3 1 0 3 3 3
2019 Green Bay Packers 16 54 34 20 12 4 1 0 5 5 5
TOTAL 80 210 129 81 36.5 0 17 5 0 56 11.2 48

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2015 Washington Redskins 16 0 0 3 0 1 0
2016 Washington Redskins 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Washington Redskins 16 1 1 0
2018 Washington Redskins 16 0 1 1
2019 Green Bay Packers 16 1
TOTAL 80 0 0 5 0 3 1

Biography

  • Was named a Pro Bowl alternate in 2019 in his first season with the Packers after ranking No. 8 in the NFL with a career-best 12 sacks and finishing No. 2 on the team with 29 QB hits and 43 QB pressures.
  • Joined LB Za'Darius Smith (13½) as the the first duo in NFL history with 12-plus sacks each in their first season as teammates, the first tandem in team history (since 1982) to both register 12-plus sacks in the same season.
  • Is the only player in the NFL with 25-plus sacks (36.5), five-plus INTs (five) and five-plus forced fumbles (five) since 2015. 
  • Has never missed a game in his NFL career, appearing in all 80 regular-season contests since 2015.
  • Played in 64 games with 50 starts for the Washington Redskins (2015-18), including starts in all 48 games over his final three seasons with the team.
  • Played collegiately at Mississippi State from 2011-14. As a senior, earned first-team All-SEC honors from the league's coaches and became the first player in conference history to be named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for three consecutive weeks.

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