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  • Mon., Oct. 27, 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

  • Mon., Oct. 27, 2014 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Larry Michael LIVE from AT&T Stadium before the Redskins vs. Cowboys game on Monday, October 27, 2014.
  • Tue., Oct. 28, 2014 12:00 AM - 12:30 AM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium on Monday, October 27, 2014.
  • Tue., Oct. 28, 2014 12:30 AM - 1:00 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference Select Redskins players take the podium following the Redskins vs. Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium on Monday, October 27, 2014.
  • Tue., Oct. 28, 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., Oct. 29, 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., Oct. 30, 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., Oct. 31, 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

  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Larry Michael LIVE from TCF Bank Stadium before the Redskins vs. Vikings game on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Players

Will Compton
LB #51
Height:
6-1
Weight:
230
Age:
25
College:
Nebraska
Experience:
1

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
17
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 18 13 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 WAS 7 2 17 12 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 WAS 1 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @HOU L 6-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 JAC W 41-10 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @PHI L 34-37 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 NYG L 14-45 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 SEA L 17-27 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @ARI L 20-30 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 TEN W 19-17 7 5 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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