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Tye Smith
CB #33
Height:
6-0
Weight:
195
Age:
24
College:
Towson
Hometown:
Raleigh, NC
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
3
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
1

Biography

 
PRO: The Titans added free agent cornerback Tye Smith to the roster during the 2017 offseason to provide competition and flexibility in the secondary. Smith entered the league as the Seattle Seahawks fifth round pick (170th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft and has since garnered four games of NFL special teams experience. Smith spent the 2016 season on the Seahawks and Washington Redskins practice squads.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
• The Raleigh, N.C. native was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round (170th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
• Waived by the Seahawks on Sept. 3, 2016.
• Signed by the Seahawks to the team’s practice squad on Sept. 8, 2016.
• Waived by the Seahawks on Sept. 20, 2016.
• Signed by the Washington Redskins to the team’s practice squad on Sept. 27, 2016.
• Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Jan. 1, 2017.

COLLEGE:
• Appeared in 50 games with 42 starts over his four-year career at Towson. Recorded the fifth-most tackles in program history with 312, five interceptions with one returned for a touchdown, 28 passes defensed, four sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
• As a senior (2014), started all 12 games at cornerback. Posted 84 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one interception, six passes defensed, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble. Was first team All-CAA selection and AP FCS All-American as a senior.
• As a junior (2013), appeared in all 16 games and started 15. Recorded 103 tackles, 4.5 for loss, one sack, two interceptions, ranked eighth in the league in passes defensed with 14, forced two fumbles and recovered one fumble. Named second team All-CAA and was a member of the preseason All-CAA team.
• As a sophomore (2012), started all 11 games for the Tigers. Had a team-leading 75 tackles, one interception, forced two fumbles and recovered one fumble. Earned third team All-CAA honors.
• As a freshman (2011), appeared in 11 games and made four starts as a true freshman. Posted 49 tackles, two interceptions for 45 yards, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble.
• Majored on sports management and minored in business at Towson.

PERSONAL:  
• Attended Wakefield (N.C.) High School where he played cornerback, wide receiver and returned kicks. Posted 88 tackles, four interceptions, eight pass breakups and three tackles for loss as a senior. Also caught 16 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns on offense and tallied 515 yards as a return specialist in 2010.
• Son of Willie and Keyya Frederick.
• Has eight siblings.
• List of favorites: (movie) the “Bourne Series”; (musician or band) Lil Wayne; (athlete) LeBron James; (book) the Bible; (hobbies) reading and playing XBox.
• Follow Smith on Instagram at @TyeSmith.
• Follow Smith on Twitter at @TyeSmithCB.
 
PRO: The Titans added free agent cornerback Tye Smith to the roster during the 2017 offseason to provide competition and flexibility in the secondary. Smith entered the league as the Seattle Seahawks fifth round pick (170th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft and has since garnered four games of NFL special teams experience. Smith spent the 2016 season on the Seahawks and Washington Redskins practice squads.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
• The Raleigh, N.C. native was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round (170th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
• Waived by the Seahawks on Sept. 3, 2016.
• Signed by the Seahawks to the team’s practice squad on Sept. 8, 2016.
• Waived by the Seahawks on Sept. 20, 2016.
• Signed by the Washington Redskins to the team’s practice squad on Sept. 27, 2016.
• Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Jan. 1, 2017.

COLLEGE:
• Appeared in 50 games with 42 starts over his four-year career at Towson. Recorded the fifth-most tackles in program history with 312, five interceptions with one returned for a touchdown, 28 passes defensed, four sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
• As a senior (2014), started all 12 games at cornerback. Posted 84 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one interception, six passes defensed, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble. Was first team All-CAA selection and AP FCS All-American as a senior.
• As a junior (2013), appeared in all 16 games and started 15. Recorded 103 tackles, 4.5 for loss, one sack, two interceptions, ranked eighth in the league in passes defensed with 14, forced two fumbles and recovered one fumble. Named second team All-CAA and was a member of the preseason All-CAA team.
• As a sophomore (2012), started all 11 games for the Tigers. Had a team-leading 75 tackles, one interception, forced two fumbles and recovered one fumble. Earned third team All-CAA honors.
• As a freshman (2011), appeared in 11 games and made four starts as a true freshman. Posted 49 tackles, two interceptions for 45 yards, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble.
• Majored on sports management and minored in business at Towson.

PERSONAL:  
• Attended Wakefield (N.C.) High School where he played cornerback, wide receiver and returned kicks. Posted 88 tackles, four interceptions, eight pass breakups and three tackles for loss as a senior. Also caught 16 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns on offense and tallied 515 yards as a return specialist in 2010.
• Son of Willie and Keyya Frederick.
• Has eight siblings.
• List of favorites: (movie) the “Bourne Series”; (musician or band) Lil Wayne; (athlete) LeBron James; (book) the Bible; (hobbies) reading and playing XBox.
• Follow Smith on Instagram at @TyeSmith.
• Follow Smith on Twitter at @TyeSmithCB.
 
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 4 3 1 0.0 0 1 1 14 -- 14 0 0 0
2017 TEN 5 0 3 3 0 0.0 -- 1 1 14 14 14 0 0 --
2015 SEA 4 0 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 OAK L 16-26 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @JAX W 37-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 SEA W 33-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @HOU L 14-57 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @MIA L 10-16 2 2 0 0.0 -- 1 1 14 14 14 0 0 --
6 IND W 36-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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