Jacques Rashaud McClendon was born on December 10, 1987 in Cleveland, TN where he graduated from Walker Valley High after attended the Baylor School in Chattanooga, TN. As a freshman at Tennessee, he played in 12 games and started at right guard in the bowl game finale that season. He would start 6 out of 13 games as a sophomore at right guard. He would again start 6 games at right guard as a junior, appearing in 11 total. As a senior, he would start all 13 games at right guard. He would earned Academic All-SEC honors as a sophomore, junior, and season. He was originally selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the 4th round (129th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
Signed by Indianapolis Colts on July 8, 2010 ... Cut by Colts on September 3, 2011 ... Signed by Detroit Lions on September 4, 2011 ... Cut by Lions on October 6, 2011 ... Re-signed by Lions on January 10, 2012 ... Cut by Lions on August 27, 2012 ... Signed by Pittsburgh Steelers to their practice squad on October 16, 2012 ... Cut by Steelers on November 2, 2012 ... Signed by Atlanta Falcons to their practice squad on November 7, 2012 ... Re-signed by Falcons on January 21, 2013.