A first-team All-SEC performer last year, Mississippi State’s Preston Smith had 27 tackles for loss and 16 sacks in his career with the Bulldogs. He’s more comfortable as a 4-3 defensive end, but Smith said some teams view him as a hybrid outside linebacker that can stand up on first and second downs and put his hand in the dirt on third down.
A first-team All-SEC performer last year, Mississippi State’s Preston Smith had 27 tackles for loss and 16 sacks in his career with the Bulldogs. He’s more comfortable as a 4-3 defensive end, but Smith said some teams view him as a hybrid outside linebacker that can stand up on first and second downs and put his hand in the dirt on third down. Andy Lyons GETTY
A first-team All-SEC performer last year, Mississippi State’s Preston Smith had 27 tackles for loss and 16 sacks in his career with the Bulldogs. He’s more comfortable as a 4-3 defensive end, but Smith said some teams view him as a hybrid outside linebacker that can stand up on first and second downs and put his hand in the dirt on third down. Andy Lyons GETTY

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