Clelin Ferrell

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Clelin Ferrell
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Ferrell in 2019
No. 96 – Oakland Raiders
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1997-05-17) May 17, 1997 (age 22)
Richmond, Virginia
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school:Benedictine
(Richmond, Virginia)
College:Clemson
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2019
Total tackles:24
Sacks:3.5
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:5
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Clelin Ferrell (born May 17, 1997) is an American football defensive end for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson, and was drafted by the Raiders in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

College career[edit]

Ferrell was a 4-star recruit out of Benedictine College Preparatory in Richmond, Virginia, and was ranked as the fifth best prospect in the state, the seventh best weak-side defensive end, and the No. 101 prospect in the country by 247 Sports.[1] After a redshirt sophomore season in which he led Clemson in tackles for loss with 18 and sacks with 9.5, Ferrell was named to the 2017 College Football All-America Team.[2] On January 13, 2018, Ferrell announced that he would return to Clemson for his junior season.[3] On January 11, 2019, Ferrell announced that he would forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.[4]

College statistics[edit]

Year Team GP Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Solo Ast Total Loss Sack Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
2015 Clemson 1 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Clemson 14 21 23 44 12.5 6.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2017 Clemson 14 33 33 66 18.0 9.5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
2018 Clemson 15 29 26 55 20.0 11.5 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3
Total 44 84 82 166 50.5 27.0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 1 5
Source:[5]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 4 38 in
(1.94 m)
264 lb
(120 kg)
34 18 in
(0.87 m)
10 12 in
(0.27 m)
4.4 s 7.26 s 25 reps 21
All values are from NFL Scouting Combine[6][7]

Ferrell was drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the fourth overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.[8]

2019[edit]

Ferrell made his NFL debut in week 1 against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football. In the game, Ferrell made 3 tackles and recorded his first sack on Joe Flacco in the 24–16 win.[9] In week 10 against the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday Night Football, Ferrell recorded 8 tackles and sacked Phillip Rivers 2.5 times in the 26–24 win.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rapp, Timothy (June 4, 2014). "Clelin Ferrell to Clemson: Tigers Land 4-Star DE Prospect". Bleacher Report. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  2. ^ Holcomb, Dave (December 11, 2017). "Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell named first-team All-America". diehards.com. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  3. ^ Raynor, Grace (January 13, 2018). "In stunning news, Clemson football learns Clelin Ferrell and others will return to Clemson in 2018". Post and Courier. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  4. ^ Crawford, Brad (January 11, 2019). "Clemson pass rusher Clelin Ferrell declares for 2019 NFL Draft". 247 Sports. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  5. ^ "Clelin Ferrell College Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  6. ^ "Clelin Ferrell Prospect Info". National Football League. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  7. ^ https://thespun.com/college-football/the-wonderlic-scores-for-nfl-drafts-top-prospects-have-leaked
  8. ^ Wesseling, Chris. "Oakland Raiders select Clelin Ferrell at No. 4 overall". NFL.com. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  9. ^ "Raiders beat Broncos 24–16 in 1st game after Brown's release". www.espn.com. September 9, 2019. Retrieved September 9, 2019.
  10. ^ "Raiders rally to beat Chargers 26-24". www.espn.com. November 7, 2019. Retrieved November 7, 2019.

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