Jordan Leggett signs with the Jets
Former Clemson tight end Jordan Leggett has signed a four year contract with the New York Jets according to his agent. No financial numbers were disclosed and he is the fifth of the nine Jets' draft picks to sign this year. He will join former Clemson teammates Charone Peake and Chandler Cantazaro on the Jets.
Leggett was drafted by New York in the fifth round (#150 Overall) of the 2017 NFL draft. He is the most decorated athlete to play the tight end position at Clemson. He is a two-time Mackey Award finalist and finished his career with 112 receptions for 1,598 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2,372 snaps over 51 games (38 starts). Leggett also completed his Clemson’s career the leader in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns by a tight end.
In 2016, Leggett was second-team All-American by AFCA and CBS Sports and produced 46 receptions for 736 yards and seven touchdowns in 954 snaps in 15 games (15 starts).