Khalil Delshon Mack is an American football outside linebacker for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League.
59 Facts About Khalil Mack
Khalil Mack played college football at Buffalo and was drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the fifth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
In 2018, Khalil Mack was traded to the Chicago Bears for two first-round draft picks and signed a six-year, 141 million extension, becoming the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history at the time.
Khalil Mack was traded to the Los Angeles Chargers in 2022.
Khalil Mack was raised by his parents: high school sweethearts Yolanda, a teacher, and Sandy Khalil Mack Sr.
Khalil Mack's father introduced him to sports at the age of five.
Khalil Mack took an early liking to baseball and basketball although he played Pop Warner football.
Khalil Mack attended Fort Pierce Westwood High School in Fort Pierce.
Khalil Mack was named third-team All-State in Florida, as well as first-team All-Area, and helped lead the Panthers to a district championship.
Khalil Mack received a scholarship from the State University of New York at Buffalo to play Division I football.
Khalil Mack continued where he left off in 2010, with a dominant sophomore season.
Khalil Mack led the team in sacks, tackles for loss, and forced fumbles, on the way to being named first-team All-MAC.
Khalil Mack recorded two pass breakups, four quarterback hurries, and four forced fumbles.
Khalil Mack earned first-team all-conference honors for the second consecutive season.
Khalil Mack won the CFPA Linebacker Trophy for the 2013 season, and he was named the 2013 MAC Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the first Bull to win the award in Buffalo's history within the MAC.
Khalil Mack was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press.
Khalil Mack finished tied for first for the NCAA in career tackles for loss with 75 and set a new record for forced fumbles with 16.
Khalil Mack was selected with the fifth overall pick by the Oakland Raiders, making him the highest selected Buffalo player ever, and the first selected in the first round.
Khalil Mack chose to switch from his college uniform number, 46, to 52 in order to comply with the NFL's numbering rules.
Khalil Mack finished his rookie year with 76 combined tackles, four sacks, a forced fumble, and three pass deflections in 16 games and starts.
However, Khalil Mack was named the Defensive Rookie of the Year by analysts on ESPN's NFL Live and was one of three linebackers selected to USA Football's sixth annual All-Fundamentals Team.
Khalil Mack was ranked 49th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2015.
Khalil Mack finished his second professional season with 77 combined tackles, 15 sacks, two forced fumbles, and two pass deflections in 16 games and starts.
Khalil Mack was ranked 13th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
Khalil Mack earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his effort against Denver.
Khalil Mack forced a fumble from Newton in the final minute of the game to seal the win for the Raiders.
Khalil Mack finished the game with an interception, a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, and a defensive touchdown, making him the first player since former Raiders' cornerback Charles Woodson, who was with the Green Bay Packers at the time, in 2009 to do so.
Khalil Mack's performance earned him AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 12.
Khalil Mack finished the 2016 season with 73 combined tackles, 11 sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, three passes defended, and an interception returned for a touchdown in 16 games and starts.
Khalil Mack helped lead the Raiders to their first playoff appearance since 2002 and was named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl and First-team All-Pro.
Khalil Mack was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year for the 2016 season.
Khalil Mack was ranked 5th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017 as the highest-ranked defensive lineman.
Khalil Mack was named the professional winner of the Butkus Award.
On December 19,2017, Khalil Mack was named to his third straight Pro Bowl.
Khalil Mack finished the 2017 season with 78 combined tackles, 10.5 sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, and three pass deflections in 16 games and starts.
Khalil Mack was ranked 16th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.
Shortly after the trade, Khalil Mack signed a six-year extension with the Bears worth $141 million featuring $90 million guaranteed, becoming the highest-paid defender in NFL history.
On September 9,2018, Khalil Mack made his Bears debut on Sunday Night Football against the Green Bay Packers.
Khalil Mack became the first player since 1982 to record a sack, forced fumble, a fumble recovery, interception, and touchdown in one half.
Khalil Mack became the first player to record sacks and forced fumbles in four straight games since Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis did so in 2005.
Khalil Mack is the first player to record forced fumbles in the first four games of a season since Jaguars defensive end Tony Brackens did so in 1999.
Khalil Mack is the first Bears player to win this award since cornerback Charles Tillman in October 2012.
On his half-sack, Khalil Mack was turned around backward by offensive lineman Jason Spriggs; unable to see Rodgers, Khalil Mack helped Bilal Nichols bring Rodgers down for a sack by using his back.
Khalil Mack finished the 2018 season with 47 combined tackles, 12.5 sacks, six forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, four pass deflections, and an interception returned for a touchdown in 14 games and 13 starts; the 12.5 sacks were the most by a Bears player since Richard Dent in 1993.
Khalil Mack was later selected to his fourth Pro Bowl and his third first-team All-Pro, though he did not participate in the former due to injury.
Khalil Mack received an overall grade of 90.7 from Pro Football Focus in 2018, which ranked as the 2nd highest grade among all qualifying edge defenders.
Khalil Mack finished second in AP Defensive Player of the Year voting.
Khalil Mack was ranked third by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.
On December 17,2019, Khalil Mack was named a starter for the 2020 Pro Bowl.
Khalil Mack finished the season with 47 combined tackles, 8.5 sacks, five forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, and four pass deflections in 16 games and starts.
Khalil Mack was ranked 19th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2020.
Khalil Mack was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame All-Decades Team for the 2010s.
Khalil Mack recovered a strip-sack forced by teammate Robert Quinn on Jones.
Khalil Mack was ranked 23rd by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2021.
Khalil Mack played in seven games during the 2021 season before undergoing season-ending foot surgery.
Khalil Mack finished the season with 19 tackles and six sacks in seven games and starts.
Khalil Mack taught himself to play guitar as a freshman at the University at Buffalo.
Khalil Mack is a fan of musicians Tim McGraw and Hanson.
Khalil Mack is an active Christian and spent much of his youth attending a church where his father and mother both served as deacons.