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Will Compton

Will Compton

Linebacker

#51

Experience: 5 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 29

Weight: 235 lbs

College: Nebraska

Biography

PRO: The Titans signed unrestricted free agent Will Compton during the 2018 offseason to add depth and competition to the linebacker unit. The 6-foot-1-inch, 235-pounder is a hard-nosed defender that has a reputation as an aggressive, sure-tackling inside linebacker. Prior to his arrival in Tennessee, the University of Nebraska product spent his first five seasons as a member of the Washington Redskins after entering the NFL as a rookie free agent in 2013. Compton provides veteran leadership having served as a team captain for the Redskins in 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•   In 2016, Compton registered 104 tackles, five passes defensed, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and an interception.
•   In 2015, Compton posted a career-best 122 tackles, a sack, an interception, six passes defensed and a fumble recovery.
•   In 2014, Compton ranked second on the Redskins with 18 special teams stops.

TITANS TIDBITS: 
•   Prior to his first training camp as a rookie free agent, Compton typed out five personal goals in his iPad that he wanted to accomplish over the next five years. Although he truly never imagined being able to achieve each of the goals, he checked off all the boxes. They included playing a vital role on the Redskins, earning a starting spot, being named a captain, reaching a specific financial goal by age 27 and doing at least three speaking engagements a year despite no prior experience.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: 
•   The Bonne Terre, Mo., native was originally signed by the Washington Redskins as a rookie free agent on May 2, 2013.
•   Waived by the Redskins on Aug. 31, 2013 and signed to the team’s practice squad a day later.
•   Signed by the Redskins’ to their active roster from the practice squad on Dec. 24, 2013.
•   Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on April 6, 2018.

COLLEGE:
•   Appeared in 50 games with 37 starts as a linebacker at Nebraska and finished his career with 247 tackles, ranking 12th all-time for the Cornhuskers.
•   Was a two-time All-Big Ten selection who posted four fumble recoveries, one interception returned for a touchdown, five sacks and 14.5 tackles for a loss during his career.
•   As a senior (2012), named to the All-Big Ten team after recording a team-high three fumble recoveries and 110 tackles. Returned an interception 24 yards for a touchdown and had three sacks.
•   As a junior (2011), played in all 13 games with 11 starts and recorded 82 tackles and seven tackles for a loss, earning an All-Big Ten selection. Had three games with at least 10 tackles, and recorded six or more stops in five Big Ten Conference contests.
•   As a sophomore (2010), saw action in the final nine games with four starts and collected 15 tackles and one sack.
•   As a redshirt freshman (2009), won the starting linebacker job and earned freshman All-Big 12 honors. Played in all 14 games with eight starts and helped Nebraska lead the nation in scoring defense with 40 tackles and half a sack.
•   Redshirted in 2008.
•   Graduated with a degree in business administration from Nebraska in December of 2011.

PERSONAL: 
•   Attended North County (Bonne Terre, Mo.) High School.
•   As a senior, registered 107 tackles, four sacks, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. On offense, had 500 rushing
yards, 1,000 all-purpose yard and 14 touchdowns.
•   Received first-team all-state honors from Missouri Sportswriters and
Broadcasters Association.
•   As a junior, recorded 71 tackles and an interception, earning all-district and all-conference honors. Finished with 455 rushing yards and 855 receiving yards, earning first-team all-state honors as a receiver.
•   Will’s younger brother, Cody, was a member of the Nebraska wrestling team.
•   Follow Compton on Twitter and Instagram at @_willcompton. 
•   Born William Compton on Sept. 19, 1989 in Bonne Terre, Mo.

2018 SEASON

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27
WK OPP RESULT ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27
WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27
WK OPP RESULT G GS
10 Patriots W 34 - 10 1 0
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14 0 0
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20 0 0
6 Ravens L 0 - 21 0 0
5 @Bills L 12 - 13 1 0
4 Eagles W 26 - 23 1 0
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6 1 0
2 Texans W 20 - 17 1 1
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27 1 1
WK OPP RESULT Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13 2 2 0 0 0 0
4 Eagles W 26 - 23 2 3 1 0 1 0
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 Texans W 20 - 17 1 2 1 0 0 0
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27 0 2 2 0 0 0
WK OPP RESULT BLK LNG FG Att FGM PCT XP Att XPM XPCT XBLK KO AVG TB Ret Avg
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27
WK OPP RESULT Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27

Career Stats

QB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
2013 Washington Redskins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Washington Redskins 16 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Washington Redskins 16 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Washington Redskins 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Washington Redskins 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 6 2
TOTAL 63 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

RB FB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS ATT YDS AVG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2013 Washington Redskins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Washington Redskins 16 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Washington Redskins 16 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Washington Redskins 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Washington Redskins 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 6 2
TOTAL 63 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

WR TE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2013 Washington Redskins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Washington Redskins 16 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Washington Redskins 16 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Washington Redskins 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Washington Redskins 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 6 2
TOTAL 63 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

OffensiveLine Career

SEASON TEAM G GS
2013 Washington Redskins 1 0
2014 Washington Redskins 16 5
2015 Washington Redskins 16 10
2016 Washington Redskins 15 15
2017 Washington Redskins 9 3
2018 Tennessee Titans 6 2
TOTAL 63 35

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2013 Washington Redskins 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Washington Redskins 16 5 39 60 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Washington Redskins 16 10 52 96 44 1 0 3 1 24 24 24 0 0 1
2016 Washington Redskins 15 15 61 106 45 0 0 5 1 5 5 5 0 1 2
2017 Washington Redskins 9 3 13 19 6 0 0 3 1 2 2 2 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 6 2 6 10 4 0 1 0
TOTAL 63 35 172 292 120 1 0 12 3 31 10.3 24 0 1 3

K Career

SEASON TEAM G GS BLK LNG FG Att FGM PCT XP Att XPM XPCT XBLK KO AVG TB Ret Avg
2013 Washington Redskins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Washington Redskins 16 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Washington Redskins 16 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Washington Redskins 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Washington Redskins 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 6 2
TOTAL 63 35 0 0 0 0 NaN 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0 0 0

P Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
2013 Washington Redskins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Washington Redskins 16 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Washington Redskins 16 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Washington Redskins 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Washington Redskins 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 6 2
TOTAL 63 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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