Khalil Mack is an American football outside linebacker for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football at the University of Buffalo and was drafted by the Oakland Raiders as the fifth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Mack holds the all-time NCAA record for forced fumbles and is also tied for career tackles for loss in the NCAA.
In 2015, he became the first player in NFL history to be selected first-team All-Pro at two different positions, defensive end and outside linebacker, in the same season.
In 2018, Mack was traded to the Chicago Bears for two first-round draft picks and signed a six-year, US$141 million extension, becoming the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history at the time. Mack was traded to the Los Angeles Chargers in 2022.
What kind of linebacker is Khalil Mack?
Khalil Mack could play inside linebacker or rush along the edge when the Raiders line up in a 3-4 defense. When the Raiders line up in the 4-3, Mack could play defensive end and outside linebacker.