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Players

Tye Smith
CB
Height:
6-0
Weight:
195
College:
Towson
Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.
Experience:
2

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 9/27/15 (vs. CHI)

TRANSACTIONS 
Originally selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round (170th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft... Waived by the Seahawks on September 3, 2016... Signed to the Seahawks' practice squad on September 8, 2016... Released from the Seahawks' practice squad on September 20, 2016... Signed to the Washington Redskins' practice squad on September 27, 2016.

NFL debut: 9/27/15 (vs. CHI)
TRANSACTIONS
Originally selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth
round (170th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft... Waived by the
Seahawks on September 3, 2016... Signed to the Seahawks'
practice squad on September 8, 2016... Released from the
Seahawks' practice squad on September 20, 2016... Signed
to the Washington Redskins' practice squad on September
27, 2016.
YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016 (SEAHAWKS/REDSKINS)
Spent the offseason with the Seahawks but was waived
during final cuts... Spent two weeks on the Seahawks' practice
squad... Joined the Redskins' practice squad in Week 4.
2015 (SEAHAWKS)
Played in four games in his rookie season... Made NFL debut
in Week 3 vs. CHI (9/27)... Also saw time vs. DET (10/5), vs.
CLE (12/20) and vs. STL (12/27).
COLLEGE
Played collegiately at Towson from 2011-14, starting 42 of
the 50 career games in which he played... Recorded 312
tackles, fifth most in school history. Also recorded five interceptions,
including one returned for a touchdown, along
with 28 pass break-ups, four sacks, five forced fumbles and
two fumble recoveries... Started all 12 games as a senior, recording
85 tackles and earning first-team All-CAA and AP
FCS All-American honors... Named second-team All-CAA as
a junior, starting 15-of-16 games and recording 103 tackles,
one sack, two interceptions, 12 pass breakups, two forced
fumbles and one fumble recovery... Started all 11 games as
a sophomore and was named third-team All-CAA with 75
tackles and an interception... Appeared in 11 games as a
freshman and started in four games.
PERSONAL
Attended Wakefield H.S. in Raleigh, N.C., where he helped the
Wolverines post a 10-3 record and reach the second round
of the playoffs as a senior... Played wide receiver and cornerback
and served as a kick returner, earning first-team
All-Cap 8 honors... Made 88 tackles with four interceptions
in 2010. Also broke up eight passes and made three tackles
for loss... Caught 16 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns.
Accumulated 515 yards as kick and punt return specialist...
Majored in sports management... Son of Willie Frederick
and Keyya Frederick. Has one brother and two sisters...
Born on May 3, 1993.

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 9/27/15 (vs. CHI)

TRANSACTIONS
Originally selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round (170th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft... Waived by the Seahawks on September 3, 2016... Signed to the Seahawks' practice squad on September 8, 2016... Released from the Seahawks' practice squad on September 20, 2016... Signed to the Washington Redskins' practice squad on September 27, 2016.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016 (SEAHAWKS/REDSKINS)
Spent the offseason with the Seahawks but was waived during final cuts... Spent two weeks on the Seahawks' practice squad... Joined the Redskins' practice squad in Week 4.

2015 (SEAHAWKS)
Played in four games in his rookie season... Made NFL debut in Week 3 vs. CHI (9/27)... Also saw time vs. DET (10/5), vs. CLE (12/20) and vs. STL (12/27).

COLLEGE
Played collegiately at Towson from 2011-14, starting 42 of the 50 career games in which he played... Recorded 312 tackles, fifth most in school history. Also recorded five interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, along with 28 pass break-ups, four sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries... Started all 12 games as a senior, recording 85 tackles and earning first-team All-CAA and AP FCS All-American honors... Named second-team All-CAA as a junior, starting 15-of-16 games and recording 103 tackles, one sack, two interceptions, 12 pass breakups, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery... Started all 11 games as a sophomore and was named third-team All-CAA with 75 tackles and an interception... Appeared in 11 games as a freshman and started in four games.

PERSONAL
Attended Wakefield H.S. in Raleigh, N.C., where he helped the Wolverines post a 10-3 record and reach the second round of the playoffs as a senior... Played wide receiver and cornerback and served as a kick returner, earning first-team All-Cap 8 honors... Made 88 tackles with four interceptions in 2010. Also broke up eight passes and made three tackles for loss... Caught 16 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns. Accumulated 515 yards as kick and punt return specialist... Majored in sports management... Son of Willie Frederick and Keyya Frederick. Has one brother and two sisters... Born on May 3, 1993.

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