Jarrett signs NFL contract with Falcons


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Jarrett is with his hometown Falcons
Jarrett is with his hometown Falcons

Former Clemson defensive tackle Grady JarrettGrady Jarrett
Defensive Tackle (2011 - 2014)
#50 6-0, 290
Conyers, GA

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has signed his rookie NFL contract with the Atlanta Falcons.

The four-year contract is for $2.527 million which includes a $247,582 signing bonus for the fifth rounder with an average salary of $631,963. The rookie salaries are mostly slotted based on the rookie wage scale.

Jarrett had 207 tackles, 29.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, 37 quarterback pressures, one pass break up, two caused fumbles and four recovered fumbles in his career. Jarrett had a career high three and a half tackles for loss and a forced fumble in the 40-6 rout of Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl. He also was voted as one of the football team's permanent captains for 2014. As a senior, he had 73 tackles and 12 quarterback pressures.

His personal achievements in 2014 included being named third-team All-American by Athlon, All-Bowl team AP, All-Bowl team NFL.com, First-team All-ACC by ACC Coaches and First-team All-ACC ESPN.com.






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