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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Mon., Aug. 04, 2014 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference A select Redskins player talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on Aug. 4, 2014.
  • Mon., Aug. 04, 2014 3:50 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on August 4, 2014.
  • Mon., Aug. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Aug. 05, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Aug. 06, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Aug. 07, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Aug. 08, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Will Compton
LB #46R
Height:
6-1
Weight:
230
Age:
24
College:
Nebraska
Experience:
1

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
1
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Transactions:

  • Originally signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted college free agent in 2013.
  • Waived on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed to the Redskins' practice squad on September 1, 2013.
  • Signed to the Redskins' active roster on December 24, 2013.

Transactions:

  • Originally signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted college free agent in 2013.
  • Waived on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed to the Redskins' practice squad on September 1, 2013.
  • Signed to the Redskins' active roster on December 24, 2013.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Spent the first 16 weeks of the season on the team's practice squad.
  • Signed to the team's active roster in Week 17.
  • Made NFL debut on special teams at New York (12/29).

College

  • Appeared in 50 games with 37 starts as a linebacker at Nebraska.
  • Finsihed career with 247 tackles, ranking 12th at Nebraska all-time in that category.
  • Two-time All-Big Ten selection.
  • Finished career with four fumble recoveries, one interception returned for a touchdown, five sacks and 14.5 tackles for a loss.
  • In 2012, named to the All-Big Ten team after recording a team high three fumble recoveries and 110 tackles as a senior.
  • Returned an interception 24 yards for a touchdown and had three sacks.
  • In 2011, recorded 82 tackles and seventackles for a loss, earning an All-Big Ten selection.
  • In 2010, had 15 tackles and one sack in nine games.
  • As a redshirt freshman in 2009, won the starting linebacker job and earned freshman All-Big 12 honors.
  • Helped Nebraska lead the nation in scoring defense with 40 tackles and half a sack.
  • Redshirted in 2008.

PERSONAL

  • Attended North County H.S. in Bonne Terre, Mo.
  • Was a four-star recruit and ranked the No. 3 player in the state of Missouri by Rivals.com.
  • Ranked the No. 13 middle linebacker in the nation by Scout.com.
  • As a senior, registered 107 tackles, 4.0 sacks, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one recovered fumble.
  • On the offense, had 500 rushing yards, 1,000 all-purpose yards and 14 touchdowns.
  • Received first-team all-state honors from Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association.
  • As a junior, he recorded 71 tackles and an interception, earning all-district and all-conference honors.
  • Finishing with 455 rushing yards and 855 receiving yards, earning first team all-state honors as a receiver.
  • Was a business administration major.
  • Will is the son of Bill and Kathy Compton and was born on Sept. 19, 1989.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 WAS 1 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
17 @NYG L 6-20 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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