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Will Compton
LB #51
Height:
6-1
Weight:
230
Age:
26
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Bonne Terre, Mo.
Experience:
3

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 12/29/13 (at NYG)... First NFL start: 10/12/12 (at ARI)

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 12/29/13 (at NYG)... First NFL start: 10/12/12 (at ARI)

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on May 2, 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.

PRO
Former college free agent who made his NFL debut in Week 17 of the 2013 season and provided valuable depth in all 16 games in 2014... Enters 2015 credited by STATS, LLC with 52 tackles (35 solo) in 17 career games with five starts.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2014 (REDSKINS)
Appeared in all 16 games, making five starts. Compiled 52 tackles (35 solo) on the year... Played on special teams at HOU (9/7)... Recorded a solo tackle vs. JAX (9/14)... Made a key special teams tackle at PHI (9/21)... Contributed two tackles (one solo) vs. NYG (9/25)... Made two solo tackles vs. SEA (10/6)... Made first career start at ARI (10/12), recording two tackles (both solo)... Started vs. TEN (10/19) and registered six tackles (four solo)... Contributed on defense and special teams in an overtime win at DAL (10/27), adding an assisted tackle... Played on defense and special teams at MIN (11/2)... Contributed an assisted tackle vs. TB (11/16)... Played on special teams at SF (11/23)... Contributed on defense and special teams at IND (11/30)... Earned third start of the season and posted a then-career-high 14 tackles (nine solo) vs. STL (12/7)... Started at NYG (12/14), finishing second on the team with nine tackles (five solo)... Recorded a career-high 15 tackles (11 solo) in a start vs. PHI (12/20)... Played on defense and special teams vs. DAL (12/28).

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 NYG (12/29).

COLLEGE
Appeared in 50 games with 37 starts as a linebacker at Nebraska... Finished 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, 5.0 sacks and 14.5 tackles for a loss... In 2012, named to the All-Big Ten team after recording a teamhigh three fumble recoveries and 110 tackles as a senior... Returned an interception 24 yards for a touchdown and had 3.0 sacks... In 2011, recorded 82 tackles and seven tackles 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 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... Finishing with 455 rushing yards and 855 receiving yards, earning firstteam all-state honors as a receiver... In 2014, participated in the Get the Ball Rolling Flag Football Experience with 120 middle school students at Redskins Park and played video games with active military members stationed overseas during a Redskins Salute: Pros vs. GI Joes event... Was a business administration major... Born Sept. 19, 1989.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 157 92 65 1.0 0 3 1 24 -- 24 0 0 1
2015 WAS 16 10 96 52 44 1.0 -- 3 1 24 24 24 0 0 1
2014 WAS 16 5 60 39 21 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 WAS 1 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 MIA L 10-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 STL W 24-10 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @NYG L 21-32 11 8 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 PHI W 23-20 7 5 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @ATL L 19-25 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
6 @NYJ L 20-34 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 TB W 31-30 5 2 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @NE L 10-27 10 4 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 NO W 47-14 8 2 6 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CAR L 16-44 9 2 7 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 NYG W 20-14 10 4 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 DAL L 16-19 8 4 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @CHI W 24-21 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 BUF W 35-25 6 2 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @PHI W 38-24 8 7 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @DAL W 34-23 5 5 0 0.0 -- 1 1 24 24 24 0 0 --

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