There's a problem loading this menu right now. [12] Smith was the seventh defensive end drafted in 2015. George was a proud son of God, husband, father, grandfather, pastor, and friend to many. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. We present them here for purely educational purposes. [27] At the end of the 2017, he tied his season-high of eight sacks. Born: Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Find out more. , which I liked, so figured it was worth a chance anyway. Head coach Jay Gruden named Smith the backup right outside linebacker to start the regular season, behind Murphy, after Junior Galette sustained a season-ending injury. [1] He was rated as a two-star recruit by,[2] and,[3] and a three-star recruit by  (College Stats), Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 32 (3391st overall since 1960). On several tracks on this album, Smith shows Caribbean influences, both calypso and reggae. [32] In Week 3 against the Denver Broncos, Smith sacked Joe Flacco 3 times and forced a fumble that was recovered by the Packers in the 27–16 win, earning him NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. His performance earned him the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week. Do you have a blog? [37] In the Divisional Round of the playoffs against the Seattle Seahawks, he recorded 2 sacks on Russell Wilson during the 28–23 win, including one at the 2 minute warning in the 4th quarter. [17], He made his professional regular season debut in the Washington Redskins’ season-opener against the Miami Dolphins and made two solo tackles, forced two fumbles, a fumble recovery, and made his first career sack as they lost 17-10. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? [30][31] In week 6 against the Detroit Lions, Smith sacked Matthew Stafford 1.5 times in the 23–22 win. George spoke openly of … Please try again. Join our linker program. I knew Smith from his song on the. He played college football at Mississippi State University and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. [25][26] In the last game of the season, Smith recorded his third career interception on New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Mississippi St. [14][15][16] Throughout training camp, Smith competed to be the backup right outside linebacker against veteran Trent Murphy. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. All rights reserved. in Stone Mountain, GA, College: PFR HOF Monitor: 13.58 (361st among DE, average HOF DE is 102.19), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Monday, October 26, 6:42AM. [36], In Week 16 against the Vikings, Smith recorded 3 tackles and 1.5 sacks during the 23-10 win. [4], Smith appeared in 8 games as a true freshman in 2011 season, recording a forced fumble in a 31–3 win over Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl. Smith had a strong performance in the 2017 win against the Arizona Cardinals recording a sack, his second career interception, and a fumble recovery caused by Anthony Lanier. [13], On May 11, 2015, the Washington Redskins signed Smith to a four-year, $5.77 million contract that includes $3.16 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $2.46 million. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team All-Pro, Transaction, fine, and suspension data since 2015. [20], The Washington Redskins finished first in the NFC East with a 9-7 record and clinched a playoff berth. [33][34] On January 10, 2016, Smith appeared in his first career playoff game and recorded three combined tackles, a sack, and earned the first safety during a 35-18 loss against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Wildcard Game. [22] Smith entered training camp slated as a backup outside linebacker behind Junior Galette and Ryan Kerrigan. Please try again. [21], In March 2016, Smith was voted as one of the best under-25 players in the NFL. Head coach Jay Gruden named Smith the starting right outside linebacker after Junior Galette sustained a torn Achilles during the 2016 preseason. Are you a Stathead, too? Preston Demarquis Smith[1] (born November 17, 1992) is an American football outside linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). 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[18] In Week 13, Smith earned his first career start and recorded one solo tackle as the Redskins earned a 24-21 victory at the Chicago Bears. Unable to add item to List. He played college football at Mississippi State University and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. I was very pleasantly surprised with what I got, which was a mix of mostly up-beat, pop-rock songs. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. [19] He finished his rookie campaign with 35 combined tackles (24 solo), eight sacks, four pass deflections, three forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery in 16 games and one start. Data Provided By We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Or write about sports? I was very pleasantly surprised with what I got, which was a mix of mostly up-beat, pop-rock songs. In week 10 against the Carolina Panthers, Smith recorded 2 sacks on Kyle Allen in the 24–16 win. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. [38] He finished the season with 56 tackles, 12 sacks and four pass deflections. [29], On March 14, 2019, Smith signed with the Green Bay Packers on a four-year, $52 million contract. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. [1] As a junior in 2013, Smith recorded 2.5 sacks, including 2.0 in a 59–26 loss to LSU.[5]. He loved serving the Lord, reading the Bible, and being in prayer on a daily basis. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. During the third quarter, Smith recovered a fumble he caused while making his first career sack on quarterback Ryan Tannehill for a 13-yard loss. Smith started the 2014 season with a bang, winning the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week Award in each of the first three weeks. On December 26, 2015, Smith tied his season-high of four combined tackles (three solo) and also had a season-high three sacks on Sam Bradford during a 38-24 victory at the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 16. [23] In a game against the Minnesota Vikings in November 2016, Smith had two sacks, along with his first career interception, helping the Redskins to a 26–20 win.[24]. Logos were compiled by the amazing Draft: Washington Redskins in the 2nd round (38th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. [10], The Washington Redskins selected Smith in the second round (38th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. November 17, 1992 10 LSU pulls away to beat Mississippi State", "Preston Smith wins third consecutive SEC weekly award", "Mississippi St beats Southern Miss 49–0", "2015 NFL Draft: Who is Preston Smith? In 2018, Smith recovered a fumble caused by Ryan Kerrigan in the end zone helping to seal the Week 7 win against the Dallas Cowboys and recording his first career touchdown. George Preston Smith, Sr., 85, of Tampa Florida passed away September 18, 2020. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. 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