Professional linebacker for the National Football League’s New York Giants is Jaylon Smith. He stands 1.88 m tall and weighs 109 kg. He played football at Bishop Luers High School, where he also received recognition as Indiana’s Mr. Football and the Butkus Award, presented to the nation’s top high school linebacker.
After graduating from high school, he enrolled at the University of Notre Dame and played intercollegiate football for the Fighting Irish. He participated in all 13 games as a freshman and made 67 tackles, including 6.5 for loss, one forced fumble, three pass breakups, and one interception.
In 2015, while he was a junior, he participated in all 13 games and recorded 115 tackles, nine tackles for loss, one sack, five passes deflected, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble. In the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys selected Smith. In the season opener for the Dallas Cowboys in 2017, he made his professional regular season debut and first career start, compiling seven combined tackles and forcing a turnover.
He signed a contract with the Green Bay Packers in October 2021, and in November he was let go. Smith joined the practice squad of the New York Giants in December 2021. He re-signed with the New York Giants in September 2022, joining their practice squad before being elevated to the active roster in October.
What Is Jaylon Smith’s Position?
Jaylon Smith is a professional football linebacker.
What Is Jaylon Smith Jersey Number
His jersey number is 54.