Jalen Mayfield, an offensive tackle with the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, was born on May 23, 2000. (NFL). He attended Michigan for his college football career before being selected by the Falcons in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Mayfield was a four-year starter at offensive tackle and defensive end for the football team while he was a student at Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was raised.
In February of his junior year, Mayfield made a promise to play college football for Minnesota, but three months later he switched to Michigan. He participated in the U.S.
Army All-American Bowl and finished his senior year with 96 tackles, 31 tackles for loss, 17 sacks, and three fumble recoveries, and was awarded The Grand Rapids Press Defensive Player of the Year.
As a true freshman, Mayfield participated in three games at left tackle. He was selected as the Wolverines’ starting right tackle entering his sophomore season, and after appearing in all 13 of Michigan’s contests, he was given honorable mention All-Big Ten Conference.
Mayfield declared after the 2020 season that he will sacrifice his remaining college eligibility and declare for the 2021 NFL Draft instead.
What Is Jalen Mayfield Position?
Mayfield is an offensive lineman Atlanta Falcons.
Who Drafted Jalen Mayfield?
With the 68th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons select offensive lineman Jalen Mayfield from Michigan.