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Prospect Primer: DE Clelin Ferrell

Ferrell racked up 27 sacks among 50 ½ total tackles for loss over the last three years 

OLB Clelin Ferrell
OLB Clelin Ferrell

Name: Clelin Ferrell

Position: DE

Ht.-Wt.: 6-4, 264

School: Clemson

Key stat: Racked up 27 sacks over the last three years among 50 ½ total tackles for loss. Also forced five fumbles and returned one fumble for a TD. Posted career highs of 11 ½ sacks and 20 TFLs in 2018.

Honors: Named consensus first-team All-American in 2018, following up on AP first-team recognition the year before. Also won the Ted Hendricks Award (after being one of five finalists in 2017) as the nation's top defensive end and named ACC Defensive Player of the Year. Two-time first-team All-ACC pick and voted team captain.

More: Only the second player in school history to be two-time, first-team AP All-American and first since 1981-82 (Terry Kinard). Father passed away during freshman year at all-male military school, and then missed senior year due to torn ACL before redshirting in 2015 due to hand injury.