Jaylon Smith is an American football player who plays as a linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. As of 2020, Jaylon Smith net worth is estimated to be $4 million.
|Net Worth (as of 2020)||$4 million|
|Date of Birth||June 14, 1995|
|Born Place||Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States|
|Source of Wealth||Professional NFL player|
Smith was born on June 14, 1995, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He went to Bishop Luers High School where he was a letterman in football, basketball, and track. During his time in high school, he won the Butkus Award as a senior which is given to the best high school linebacker in the country. He was also named Mr. Football award winner in the Indiana state.
College and Professional Career
Smith was considered as the best outside linebacker by Rivals.com and scout.com. He committed to play football at the University of Notre Dame. In 2013, he started all 13 games where he recorded 67 tackles, one forced fumble, three pass break-ups and one interception.
In 2015, as a junior, he played in all 13 games with 115 tackles, nine tackles for loss, one sack, five passes defended, and one forced fumble. He won the Butkus award given to the college top linebacker.
In 2016, the Dallas Cowboys selected him in the second round of the NFL Draft. He signed to a four-year, $6.49 million contract which included $4.42 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $2.92 million. Unfortunately, he was inactive for the entire 2016 NFL season from his torn ACL and MCL.
In the 2017 season, Smith made his debut for the Cowboys’ against the New York Giants and recorded seven combined tackles. He finished that season with 81 combined tackles, two pass deflections, two forced fumbles, and one sack in a total of 16 games.
On August 20, 2019, Smith signed a five-year contract extension with the Cowboys worth $64 million with $35.5 million guaranteed. He is under contract with the Cowboys till the 2024 season.
Jaylon Smith Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
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Jaylon stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.91 m tall and weighs around 104 kg or 238 pounds. His chest size, arms size, and waist size are 42 inches, 15 inches, and 38 inches respectively. Meanwhile, his hair color and eye color are both black.
Jaylon Smith Net Worth
As of 2020, Smith has a net worth of around $4 million. So far, he has earned over $11 million as a player from 2016 to 2019. He will be earning a salary of $5,171,000 in 2020 and $7,200,000 in 2021. By the time his contract expires in 2024, he will be earning over $75 million as a professional player. That doesn’t include his endorsements and sponsorships.