Aldon Smith Fastest NFL Player To 30 Sacks

If you’re an NFL pass rusher, it doesn’t get much better than hearing yourself compared to Reggie White. So consider this item the ultimate praise for 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith.

On Sunday in New Orleans, Smith was credited with 1.5 sacks, which gives him 30.5 sacks in his NFL career. That made Smith, who was playing in his 27th NFL game on Sunday, the fastest player to reach 30 sacks since the NFL began keeping sacks as an official statistic in 1982. The previous record holder was White, who recorded 30 sacks in his first 28 NFL games.

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