Jalen Mills is a cornerback who competes in the National Football League for the New England Patriots. He is 87 kilograms and 1.83 meters tall. His junior year was spent at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas, after attending Lancaster High School the year prior. His 2011 numbers included 26 tackles, six pass breakups, and one interception.
He chose to play college football for head coach Les Miles at Louisiana State University (LSU), where he was rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com. He played football in college for the LSU Fighting Tigers. As a true freshman, Mills started all 13 games and totaled up 57 tackles and two interceptions.
He started one cornerback and 12 safety games as a junior in college. He had a productive season with 62 tackles and 1 interception. His first six senior-year games were missed due to injuries. Despite the lost time, he was still an All-American for 2015, according to CBS Sports. His selection came in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Eagles signed Mills to a four-year, $2.41 million contract with a signing bonus of $75,856 in May 2016. He was added to the reserve list and the COVID-19 list by the Eagles in December 2020. He was made active in January 2021. In March 2021, Mills committed to the New England Patriots, signing a four-year, $24 million contract.
What teams did Jalen Mills play for?
Before Jalen signed with the New England Patriots, he was with the Philadelphia Eagles.