Za'Darius Smith

LB

#55

Experience: 5 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 26

Weight: 272 lbs

College: Kentucky

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    26
  • SCK
    8.5
  • FF
    1
  • INT

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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2015 Baltimore Ravens 15 30 20 10 5.5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Baltimore Ravens 13 20 10 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Baltimore Ravens 14 24 15 9 3.5 1
2018 Baltimore Ravens 16 44 25 19 8.5 2

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2015 Baltimore Ravens 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Baltimore Ravens 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
2017 Baltimore Ravens 14 1
2018 Baltimore Ravens 16 1

Kick Return

YEAR TEAM G RET YDS AVG LNG TD 20+ 40+ FC FUM
2015 Baltimore Ravens 15 1 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Baltimore Ravens 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Baltimore Ravens 14
2018 Baltimore Ravens 16

Biography

Pro Highlights:

  • Signed with the Green Bay Packers as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2019, after spending his first four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Appeared in all 16 games with a career-high eight starts in 2018 and posted a career-best 45 tackles (26 solo) and a career-high and team-leading 8½ sacks for a Baltimore defense that finished No. 1 in the NFL in overall defense (292.9 ypg) and No. 2 in scoring defense (17.9 ppg).
  • According to Sportradar, ranked No. 3 among NFL linebackers with 25 QB hits and was tied for No. 6 in total pressures (sacks/hurries/knockdowns) with 35 in 2018.
  • Has played in 58 games with 15 starts during his career and has posted 119 tackles (71 solo), 18½ sacks, five passes defensed, three forced fumbles and a blocked FG.
  • Registered 52 QB hits from 2015-18 (per Sportradar), the most on the Ravens over that span.
  • Of his 18½ career sacks, 12½ of them have come on third down, the most on the Ravens from 2015-18.
  • During his four seasons in Baltimore (2015-18), helped the Ravens rank in the top five in the league in overall defense (No. 3, 319.4 ypg), run defense (No. 2, 96.8 ypg) and scoring defense (No. 5, 20.5 ppg) over that span.
  • Played in 14 games with four starts in 2017 and posted 24 tackles (15 solo), 3½ sacks, a forced fumble and a pass defensed.
  • Registered 5½ sacks in his first year in the NFL (2015) and was the league’s only rookie to record two multiple-sack games.
  • Was selected by Ravens with the first pick in the fourth round (No. 122 overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

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