Know About Preston Smith; NFL, Age, Dating, Stats, Contract, Salary

Preston-Smith
Published Date: 21 Nov, 2019 Updated date: 21 Nov, 2019

It is a great attainment for Preston Smith on his NFL career. The Green Bay Packers’ linebacker ranks in top 10 of pass rush win rate with his teammate Za’Darius Smith.

Preston Smith is an American football outside linebacker, who plays for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Mississippi State University from 2011 to 2014.

Preston Smith Bio; Family, Education, Height, Weight

Preston Demarquis Smith was born on 17 November 1992 to American parents. He grew up with his siblings in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Smith attended Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He then chose Mississippi State University to play college football. He stands at a towering 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) height and weighs 265 lbs (120 kg).

His Career; NFL, Stats

Preston played for Mississippi State Bulldogs football for four seasons from 2011 to 2014. He was selected by the Washington Redskins in the second round (38th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Preston Smith’s NFL career stats as of 2019 (Picture: NFL)

Smith was voted Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week after his career-high of three sacks in the game on the Week 16 game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2015 season. He played for the Redskins for four seasons until 2018. Afterward, he signed with the Green Bay Packers in March 2019.

Contract & Salary

Preston signed a 4-year contract with the Green Bay Packers, worth $52,000,000 on 14 March 2019. It includes a $16,000,000 signing bonus, $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,000,000.

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He will earn a base salary of $850,000, a signing bonus of $16,000,000, a roster bonus of $500,000. Moreover, a workout bonus of $650,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,000,000 and a dead cap value of $16,650,000.

Preston Smith’s Dating Status; Daughter

The 27-year-old is perhaps focused on his NFL career. He has not revealed his dating status to the media eyes yet.

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Preston Smith pictured with his daughter Lauren in March 2019 (Picture: Preston’s Instagram)

However, he has a five years old daughter with his previous relationship. He welcomed a daughter named Lauren on 1st January 2014. But, he is yet to reveal the name of the baby mother.

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Some Interesting Facts About Preston Smith

  • Preston was voted as one of the best under-25 players in the NFL in 2016.
  • Preston and Za’Darius Smith have known each other since college, but they are not brothers.
  • While in high school, he was rated as a two-star recruit by 247sports.com and Scout.com, and a three-star recruit by Rivals.com.
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