Tarell Basham, an American football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, was born on March 18, 1994. From 2013 to 2016, he played collegiate football in Ohio.
In the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts selected him. In his time at Rocky Mount, Virginia’s Franklin County High School, Basham recorded 82 tackles and 16 sacks.
Basham spent a year in military school after high school before deciding to attend Ohio University. The Indianapolis Colts selected Basham in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft (80th overall).
The Colts released Basham on October 4, 2018.
The New York Jets picked up Basham off waivers on October 5, 2018. During the 16-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in week 16 of the 2019 campaign, Basham recorded an interception off a pass thrown by Devlin Hodges.
Basham’s NFL career began with this interception. Basham and the Dallas Cowboys agreed to a two-year contract on March 22, 2021. Injured reserve status was given to Basham on September 17, 2022.
How Good Is Tarell Basham?
Tarell Basham has a Long Stride Loose Running Style, a Smaller Speed Rusher Archetype, and an Overall Rating of 72 in Madden NFL 23.
In 2020, Basham enjoyed a breakthrough year, matching or even breaking nearly every career high.
What Happened To Tarell Basham?
Injured reserve status was given to Basham on September 17, 2022. After sustaining a thigh injury during the Cowboys’ season opener against Tampa Bay, Basham was placed on injured reserve, missing the team’s remaining three games.