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Jaylon Smith named to Pro Bowl Roster

Bishop Luers grad Jaylon Smith will play in his first Pro Bowl Jan.26 in Orlando.

Posted: Jan 9, 2020 5:08 PM
Updated: Jan 9, 2020 11:16 PM

DALLAS, Texas (WFFT) — Cowboys linebacker and Bishop Luers grad Jaylon Smith has been named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster for the Jan. 26 game in Orlando.

Related: Jaylon Smith Signs Five-Year Extension with Cowboys

Smith was originally snubbed, but will replace Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly, who will miss the game because of an injury.

This is Smith's first Pro Bowl selection.

The middle linebacker and defensive captain for the Cowboys led the team with a career-high 142 tackles, along with nine pass breakups, 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

He will join teammates Amari Cooper, Ezekiel Elliott, Tyron Smith, Travis Frederick and Zack Martin in the game.

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