Clelin Ferrell   #96 DE

Height: 6-4   Weight: 265   Age: 22

Born: 5/17/1997 USA

College: Clemson

Experience: Rookie

High School: Benedictine College Prep [Richmond, VA]

TCKL

9

SCK

1.0

FF

0

INT

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Draft 2019

Pick No.4

Selected By: Oakland Raiders

Round: 1

Pick (Overall): 4 (4)

Pick Analysis: Though Ferrell was an all-state football star at Benedictine College Prep in Virginia, an all-male military school, he suffered through some difficult times. His father passed away when he was a freshman, and he missed his senior football season with a torn ACL. Ferrell was still ranked among the top 10 defensive end recruits in the country. Unfortunately, his bad luck continued once he arrived at Clemson, as a hand injury forced him to redshirt the 2015 season. Ferrell stood out as a freshman the following fall, sharing the team's defensive rookie of the year award with Dexter Lawrence after posting 50 tackles, 12.5 for loss, and six sacks in 15 starts. He made an impact in the ACC Championship Game (sack) and national semifinal (Fiesta Bowl Defensive MVP with three tackles for loss, sack) for the eventual title-winners. His sophomore season was even more impressive. Ferrell was named first-team All-American by the Associated Press, first-team All-ACC by league coaches and a finalist for the Ted Hendricks Award as the nation's top defensive end (63 tackles, 18 for loss, 9.5 sacks, two forced fumbles in 14 starts). Clemson coaches named him co-defensive player of the game (two tackles, sack) in the team's loss to Alabama in the national title game. The Tigers took care of business in 2018, beating Alabama thanks in part to Ferrell's All-American play. The first-team All-ACC selection and winner of the Ted Hendricks Award racked up 53 stops, 19.5 for loss, 11.5 sacks, four pass breakups, and three forced fumbles in 15 starts.

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  1. Raiders select Clelin Ferrell No. 4 in the 2019 draft

    Published: April 25, 2019 at 08:55 p.m.

    The Oakland Raiders select Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell No. 4 in Round 1 of the 2019 NFL Draft.

  2. What Mayock told Clelin Ferrell in his draft call

    Published: April 26, 2019 at 04:28 p.m.

    Listen in on what Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told defensive end Clelin Ferrell after they selected him 4th overall in the 2019 NFL Draft.

  3. Hear what Clelin Ferrell told the Raiders when he got the draft call

    Published: April 26, 2019 at 12:34 p.m.

    Hear what Clelin Ferrell told the Oakland Raiders when he got the draft call.

  4. Clelin Ferrell celebrates being picked No. 4 at his draft party

    Published: April 25, 2019 at 08:56 p.m.

    Check out Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell celebrates being picked No. 4 at his draft party.

  5. 2019 NFL Draft: Breaking down Clelin Ferrell's college highlights

    Published: April 12, 2019 at 06:30 p.m.

    See a break down of Clemson edge rusher Clelin Ferrell's college highlights.

  6. Clelin Ferrell's 2019 NFL Scouting Combine workout

    Published: March 3, 2019 at 02:45 p.m.

    Check out Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell's 2019 NFL Scouting Combine workout.

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