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.READ MORE: Summer Surge: As Coronavirus Infections Rise In Maryland, Some Reveal Why They Won’t Get Vaccine; Hogan Says ‘Breakthrough’ Infections Under 1%
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.READ MORE: Chaotic Pop-Up Block Parties Disrupt North Baltimore Neighborhood
Playing in the secondary, Smith has 47 career tackles, a pair of forced fumbles and an interception.MORE NEWS: Lamar Jackson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Misses First Day Of Ravens Training Camp
Smith joins Jordan Dangerfield of the Pittsburgh Steelers as Tigers currently active in the NFL.