Telvin Smith

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Full Name Telvin Smith
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Telvin
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date April 11, 1991
Birth Place Valdosta, Georgia, the USA

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An American football linebacker who plays for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL) is named as Telvin Smith. He was drafted by the Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State. He helped his college team to win the 2013 BCS national championship. He found his place for a first in NFL Pro Bowl team in 2017. His other career highlights include Second-team All-ACC (2013), 2x ACC champion (2012, 2013), and Second-team All-Pro (2017). He is a very talented footballer. 


Jaguars’ Telvin Smith: ‘Stop going crazy’ over me stepping away

  • Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith wants everyone to “stop going crazy” because he is stepping away from football for the 2019 season. Smith, the team’s leading tackler the last two years, posted a video on his Instagram story Saturday in which he questioned the outrage over his decision. “Why is it so crazy I want to step away from the game?” Smith said. “Y’all just chill. Everything’s solid, you feel me? Stop going crazy. It’s getting aggravating. You feel me? Football ain’t everything. Y’all better wake the (expletive) up.” It was Smith’s first public comments since announcing in a letter Thursday that he is temporarily walking away from the game to “get my world in order.” Smith’s decision surprised the Jaguars and caused speculation about his health, his family and his future with the franchise. 
  • He is due to make $9.75 million this season but would receive nothing if he stays away.

How old is Telvin?

As of 2019, his age is 28 but his age will be turning to 29 on his next birthday in 11th April in 2020. 

Where is Telvin Smith from?

On 11th April 1991, Telvin Smith was born in Valdosta, Georgia, the USA. His nationality is American and her ethnicity is Black. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Pisces. He also had a brother named Brian Keight Moore who was shot and killed in the year 2016. As per his education, he attended Lowndes High School and Florida State College. His other early life details will be added soon.

How tall is Telvin?

Considering Telvin Smith's body measurement, his body build is Athletic. He has a tall height of 1.91 m or 6 ft 3 in. He has a balanced weight of 98 Kg or 215 lb. He is a very handsome player with a charming smile on his lips. 

What position does Telvin Smith play?

  • Smith began his career since his Lowndes High School where he played football and ran track.
  • He registered 84 tackles and two interceptions as a senior for the Vikings and as a junior, he recorded 97 tackles, including 16 for loss and two interceptions, helping his team win the state AAAAA championship.
  • He also competed in sprints and relays for the Vikings in 2009. 
  • He was considered as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and was also rated as the 18th best outside linebacker prospect in the nation.
  • Later, in 2010 he started his season as a true freshman at Florida State University from 2010 to 2013. 
  • As a sophomore, he played in 12 games with one start. 
  • It was announced that Smith would play in the 2014 Senior Bowl on 21st January 2014. 
  • He made five combined tackles and had a tackle for a loss with South teammate Deandre Coleman as the South defeated the North 20-10 on 25th January 2014. 
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars selected Smith in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft and was the 17th linebacker selected in 2014.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Smith to a four-year, $2.43 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $211,052 on 27th May 2014. 
  • He made his professional regular season debut in the Jacksonville Jaguars' season-opener at the Philadelphia Eagles and recorded three combined tackles during a 34-17 loss.
  • He finished his rookie season in 2014 with a total of 104 combined tackles (72 solos), four pass deflections, two sacks, a forced fumble, and an interception in 16 games and nine starts.
  • He then entered the 2015 regular season as the starting weakside linebacker along with Dan Skuta and starting middle linebacker Paul Posluszny.
  • He was ranked 83rd on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
  • He finished the 2016 season with 118 combined tackles (98 solos), eight pass deflections, two interceptions, and a sack in 16 games and 16 starts. 
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Smith to a four-year, $45.05 million contract extension that includes $15.05 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $4.05 million on 25th October 2017. 
  • It was announced that Smith would play in the 2018 Pro Bowl as a late replacement for Jadeveon Clowney on 22nd January 2018. 
  • He was ranked 67th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.
  • He received an overall grade of 65.2 from Pro Football Focus, which ranked 44th among all linebackers in 2018.
  • He announced via Instagram that he would not be playing football in the 2019 season, citing the need to "get his world in order" on 9th May 2019. 

Who is the wife of Telvin Smith?

Telvin Smith is a married man but the details of her wife are still in a mystery. The couple is also blessed with a son welcoming in the year of 2016. Not much of Telvin’s relationship life can be carved out. It remains a secret whether he shares romantic bliss with a certain wife or girlfriend, or parents his son as a single father.

How much is Telvin Smith's worth?

Telvin Smith's earning is surely in millions. The Jacksonville Jaguars first acquainted Telvin Smith with a four-year $2.43 Million contract on 27 May 2014. From the deal, the young star profited a signing bonus of $211,052. Later on 25 October 2017, Telvin penned a new four-year $45.05 Million contract extension with the Jaguars. The running deal includes $15.05 Million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $4.05 Million. As part of his new deal, Telvin earns an average salary of $11,262,794. His exact net worth and salary will be added soon. He is satisfied with his earnings.