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#97 - Grady Jarrett

DEFENSIVE TACKLE
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 305
College: Clemson
Exp: 3rd

Player Information

Grady Jarrett was born on April 28, 1993 and attended Rockdale County High in Conyers, GA. His biological father is Jessie Tuggle, former linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons (1987-2000). His half-brother is Justin Tuggle, current linebacker with the Houston Texans (since 2013). As a true freshman at Clemson he played in nine games, recording two tackles and a quarterback pressure. He became a starter at defensive tackle as a sophomore, earning 11 starts in 13 appearances. He finished the season with 49 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, 10 pressures, one pass breakups and a fumble recovery. He started all 13 games as a junior, tallying 83 tackles, 11 for loss, two sacks, 14 pressures and two fumble recoveries. He earned All-ACC honorable mention honors as well as a junior. He started all 13 games as a senior, recording 73 tackles, 10 for loss, 1.5 sacks, 12 pressures, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He earned first team All-ACC honors as a senior. He was originally selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Career Statistics

Year Team G GS Tack Ast Sack Int Yds TD FF FR
2015 ATL 15 2 24 11 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 ATL 16 14 48 27 3.0 0 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 31 16 72 38 4.0 0 0 0 0 1

Transactions

Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 9, 2015.

Contract details

He signed a four-year deal with the Falcons in 2015 worth $2,527,584, which included a $247,582 signing bonus. His base salaries are: $435,000 (2015); $525,000 (2016); $615,000 (2017) and $705,000 (2018). He will have cap hits of: $496,895 (2015); $586,895 (2016); $676,896 (2017) and $766,896 (2018).


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