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Grady Jarrett  

Football Defensive Tackle for the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL

Grady Jarrett is an American football defensive tackle for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). Jarrett attended Rockdale County High School in Conyers, Georgia, where he was a two-time All-state selection. A four-year starter on both sides of the ball, he had 198 tackles, 63 tackles for loss, and 27.5 sacks over his last two years. He was a three-time All-regional selection on defense and second-team All-region on offense as a senior, as well as a three-time selection as the team's top defensive player after compiling 101 tackles (31.5 for loss) and nine sacks. He also played in the North-South All-Star game in Georgia and Florida Maxx Scout All-Star Bowl; in the two games combined, he had 17 tackles, seven tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, and three caused fumbles.

Jarrett was rated by Rivals.com as a three-star recruit. He was rated the No. 41 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com. He committed to Clemson University to play college football.

Jarrett attended Clemson from 2011 to 2014. As a true freshman, he appeared in nine games, making two tackles. As a sophomore, Jarrett started 11 of 13 games. He had 49 tackles and had two sacks. As a starter his junior season, he had 83 tackles and two sacks in 13 games. He again started all 13 games during his senior season, recording 73 tackles and 1.5 sacks and was named first team All-ACC in recognition of his successful senior season.

Grady Jarrett was named to 2020's Pro Bowl, and the Pro Football Writers of America included Jarrett as a member of their All-NFC Team.

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