Redskins Pick 2-6: Preston Smith – Mississippi State (Edge Rusher)

The Redskins began Day 2 at the NFL draft by selecting Preston Smith out of Mississippi State. Smith is a 6’5″ 270 edge rusher, expected to replace the departed Brian Orakpo. Smith selection from the NFL Network HERE. Welcome to the squad, @prestonsmith91! #HTTR #SkinsDraft — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) May 1, 2015 ...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

McKinney, Smith workout during Mississippi State pro day

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Benardrick McKinney's two scholarship offers outside of Mississippi State were from junior colleges. Preston Smith received a little more attention during his high school days, but not much from anyone in the Southeastern Conference. A lot has changed in four years. The two defensive players worked out in front of dozens of NFL scouts and coaches at Mississippi...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mississippi State football: 3 keys to beating Arkansas

The inaugural college football playoff rankings were released this week, and the Mississippi State Bulldogs will forever have the distinction of being number 1 on that list. But, being number 1 comes with a special Mississippi-sized target on the back. It’s a target that Mississippi State has never had to deal with before. The Bulldogs played their first game as a number 1 school...
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State DE Makes One-Handed INT Of The Year Candidate

Mississippi State Bulldogs defensive end Preston Smith is 270 lbs but he is one hell of an athlete. This one-handed over the shoulder interception is easily one of the best picks that we will see all year. [Bleacher Report] The post Mississippi State DE Makes One-Handed INT Of The Year Candidate appeared first on Diehardsport.
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

DE Smith develops into star for Mississippi State

Preston Smith's career is an example of how Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen likes to develop players. The defensive end was a lightly regarded recruit - at least by Southeastern Conference standards - and then started his career anonymously as a backup lineman. He slowly earned more time on the field as he got stronger, and now the 6-foot-6, 270-pound senior is one of the best...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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