For the New England Patriots of the National Football League, Jalen Mills is a cornerback who plays professionally. He is 1.83 m tall and weighs 87 kg. He had attended Lancaster High School the year before and spent his senior year at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas. One interception, 26 tackles, and six pass breakups were among his 2011 stats.
He was a three-star prospect according to Rivals.com and decided to play college football at Louisiana State University (LSU) for head coach Les Miles. He took part in college football with the LSU Fighting Tigers. While starting all 13 games as a true freshman, Mills racked up 57 tackles and two interceptions. He started all 13 of the games he was in his second season, recording 67 tackles, three interceptions, and three sacks.
He started one cornerback game and twelve safety games as a junior. He finished the season strong with 62 tackles and 1 interception. As a senior, he missed his first six games due to injury. According to CBS Sports, despite the missing time, he was still an All-American for 2015. Philadelphia Eagles made him their pick in round seven of the 2016 NFL Draft.
In May 2016, the Eagles signed Mills to a $4-year, $2.41-million contract with a $75,856 signing bonus. He was added to the reserve list in December 2020 and put on the COVID-19 list by the Eagles. He was turned on in January 2021. Mills signed a four-year, $24 million contract with the New England Patriots in March 2021 as part of his commitment.
Where did Jalen Mills go to high school?
Jalen Mills attended Lancaster High School and transferred to DeSoto High School for his senior year.