NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJZ) — Towson University alum Tye Smith has been promoted from the practice squad to return to the Tennessee Titans’ active roster, the team recently announced.

Smith, a defensive back, racked up 312 tackles and six interceptions in 50 games at Towson from 2011-14. He was part of the Towson teams that reached an FCS National Championship Game and won two CAA Championships.

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Going into 2020, Smith has played 28 career regular-season games in the NFL, including a combined five playoff games for the Titans in 2017 and 2019. He helped the Titans to reach the AFC Championship game in 2019.

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Playing in the secondary, Smith has 47 career tackles, a pair of forced fumbles and an interception.

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Smith joins Jordan Dangerfield of the Pittsburgh Steelers as Tigers currently active in the NFL.

CBS Baltimore Staff