Defensive end Tarell Basham represents the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He is 1.93 m tall and 118 kg in weight. He had 82 tackles and 16 sacks while playing football at Franklin County High School in Rocky Mount, Virginia. He spent a year in the military post-graduate school Hargrave Military Academy after graduating from high school before deciding to enroll at Ohio University.
From 2013 to 2016, he played college football for the Ohio Bobcats. He had 50 tackles, 16 for losses, two breakups, two forced fumbles, and a recovery as a senior in 2016 and was named the MAC Defensive Player of the Year. He also set a school record for sacks during that season.
In his college career, he recorded 158 tackles, 41.5 tackles for a loss, 29.5 sacks (a school record), 6 pass breakups, 5 forced fumbles, and 1 fumble recovery. He played in 51 games at Ohio University, starting 37 of them, and helped the Bobcats win the 2016 Mid-American Conference Championship Game as well as three bowl games. In the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts selected Basham.
He was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets in October 2018. In the sixteenth week of the 2019 campaign, he recorded an interception off a pass. It was his first career interception in the NFL. In March 2021, Basham signed a two-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys.
Who Is Tarell Basham’s Mother, Glenda Basham?
Tarell Basham’s only known parent is his mother, Glenda Basham. Apart from her name, there is nothing else known about her.