Former Clemson cornerback, A.J. Terrell has been signed by the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. Terrell was a highly-rated prospect back in high school and could play as a two-way player (cornerback and wide receiver).
He attended Clemson University from 2017-2019 and played for the Tigers. Terrell appeared in 14 games as a true freshman at Clemson in 2017 and recorded 15 tackles and an interception.
He started all 15 games as a sophomore in 2018, accumulating 53 tackles, three interceptions, and a score. He intercepted Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and returned it 44 yards for a touchdown in the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship.
Terrell returned to the starting lineup as a junior in 2019. After an outstanding junior year in which he was selected first-team All-ACC, Terrell decided to skip his final year of college and enter the 2020 NFL Draft instead.
Who Drafted A.J. Terrell?
A.J. Terrell was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. His selection came in the first round (16th overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft.
The Falcons signed Terrell to a four-year, $14.31 million deal with a $7.96 million signing bonus on July 20, 2020. The deal is fully guaranteed.
A.J. Terrell Position
A.J. Terrell plays as a cornerback. In high school, he was a two-way player and played as a cornerback and wide receiver.