Cornerback Jalen Mills competes in professional football for the National Football League’s New England Patriots. He is 1.83 meters tall and 87 kilograms. He had previously attended Lancaster High School and spent his junior year at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas. He recorded 26 tackles, one interception, and six pass breakups in 2011.
He was classified as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and decided to attend Louisiana State University (LSU) to play college football for head coach Les Miles. He was an intercollegiate football player for the LSU Fighting Tigers. During his true freshman season, Mills started all 13 games and racked up 57 tackles and two interceptions.
He started every game in his second season and finished with 67 tackles, three for loss.interceptions, and three sacks.During his junior season, he started at safety 12 times and cornerback once. He had a strong season, recording 62 tackles and 1 interception. He missed his first six games as a senior due to an injury. Despite the missing time, CBS Sports nevertheless rated him as an All-American for 2015.
The Philadelphia Eagles selected him in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. The Eagles signed Mills to a four-year, $2.41 million contract in May 2016 and paid him a signing bonus of $75,856. The Eagles added him to the reserve list and the COVID-19 list in December 2020. He was made active in January 2021. In March 2021, Mills signed a four-year, $24 million contract with the New England Patriots.
When did the Patriots get Jalen Mills?
The New England Patriots got Jalen in March 2021 after they signed him to a four-year contract.