Claude Terrell

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Claude Terrell
Free agent
Position: Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-04-20) April 20, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth: Texas City, Texas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school: La Marque (TX)
College: New Mexico
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 134
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 20
Games Started: 13
Player stats at NFL.com

Claude Terrell (born April 20, 1982) is an Offensive guard who is currently a free agent. On October 23, 2007 the Rams released him. Terrell was released by the Rams after being arrested for assaulting his wife. Terrell was already on probation after a previous arrest for assault on a family member. On February 17, 2011 Claude Terrell is accused of beating and forcing sex on a Texas City woman at gunpoint during a seven-hour ordeal.

Early years[edit]

Terrell is a 2000 graduate of La Marque High School in Texas. He was a three-year letterman and a two-year starter for and an All-state and All-district selection his senior year. He was also named the team's most valuable player. He was also All-State and All-American in basketball where he was a four-year letterman and he also lettered in track.

College career[edit]

Terrell attended the University of New Mexico, where he played four seasons the Lobos, while red-shirting his first year. In 2004 Terrell was arguably the Mountain West Conference's best lineman, playing the tackle for the first time. He was a First-team All-Mountain West Conference selection in 2004 for the second consecutive season. As a junior in 2003 Terrell was a First-team All-MWC selection who notched 125 knockdown blocks during the regular season and starting all 13 games at strong guard.

In 2002 as a sophomore he was a Second-team All-Mountain West Conference selection and was named Outstanding Offensive Lineman by his teammates at the UNM . He started all 14 games and played all but 7 offensive snaps on the season and was third on the team with 139 knockdown blocks. In 2001 as a redshirt freshman he started 10 of 11 games and played 757 of 848 offensive snaps.. He played the entire game 7 times and had 86 knockdown blocks tied for 3rd on the team.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2¼ in 343 lb 5.42 s 1.89 s 3.13 s 4.81 s 8.19 s 24½ in 7 ft 5 in 27 reps x
All from NFL Combine.[1]

Terrell was charged in 2004 with misdemeanor assault, which possibly harmed his draft status.[2]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Terrell was drafted in the fourth round by the St. Louis Rams in the 2005 NFL draft. In 2005, as a rookie, he played in 14 games with 10 starts at guard. He did not play at all in 2006. He was put on injured reserve on August 28, 2006, with a wrist injury. He returned and played 6 games in 2007 with three starts. Terrell was cut by the Rams in 2007 after being charged with assaulting his then-wife.

Duke City Gladiators[edit]

On November 3, 2015, Terrell signed with the Duke City Gladiators of the Champions Indoor Football (CIF).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Claude Terrell, Pro Scout Draft.com
  2. ^ TOP PICK BARRON WILL NEED HELP, Belleville News-Democrat, Apr 26, 2005. Retrieved September 7, 2010

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