Terry McLaurin

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Terry McLaurin
No. 17 – Washington Redskins
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1995-09-15) September 15, 1995 (age 24)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Indianapolis (IN) Cathedral
College:Ohio State
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Receptions:58
Receiving yards:919
Receiving touchdowns:7
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Terry McLaurin (born September 15, 1995) is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State, and was drafted by the Redskins in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was named to the 2019 PFWA All-Rookie Team for his performance, which included seven touchdowns with over 900 receiving yards.

Early life[edit]

Terry McLaurin was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 15, 1995. While attending Cathedral High School in 2013, McLaurin won Indiana's Mr. Football Award.[1] McLaurin was regarded as a four-star recruit, and was the 36th-highest-ranked wide receiver recruit in the class of 2014 according to the 247Sports Composite.[2] In June 2013, he announced his commitment to play football at Ohio State.[3]

College career[edit]

As a freshman, McLaurin appeared in six games. He recorded seven total tackles and a fumble recovery.[4] As a sophomore, he recorded 11 receptions for 114 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns in 13 games.[5] As a junior, he recorded 29 receptions for 436 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns in 13 games.[6] As a senior, he recorded 35 receptions for 701 receiving yards and 11 receiving touchdowns.[7]

Statistics[edit]

Receiving stats
Year G Rec Yds Avg TD
2015 6 0 0 0.0 0
2016 13 11 114 10.4 2
2017 13 29 436 15.0 6
2018 12 35 701 20.0 11
Career 44 75 1,251 16.7 19

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 0 18 in
(1.83 m)
208 lb
(94 kg)
31 12 in
(0.80 m)
9 18 in
(0.23 m)
4.35 s 1.54 s 2.59 s 4.15 s 7.01 s 37 12 in
(0.95 m)
10 ft 5 in
(3.18 m)
18 reps
All values from NFL Combine[8][9]

McLaurin was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft.[10][11] This move reunited him with his former college quarterback, Dwayne Haskins, who the Redskins selected earlier in the same draft. He signed his four-year rookie contract with the team on June 6, 2019.[12] McLaurin made his playing debut in the opening game of the 2019 season against the Philadelphia Eagles. There, he recorded five catches for 125 yards, including a 69-yard touchdown.[13] In Week 2 against the Dallas Cowboys, McLaurin caught five passes for 62 yards and one touchdown.[14] In Week 3 game against the Chicago Bears, McLaurin caught six passes for 70 yards and one touchdown.[15] This made him the first player in league history to catch at least five passes and a touchdown in their first three career games.[16] In Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins, McLaurin caught four passes for 100 yards and two touchdowns as the Redskins won their first game of the season 17-16.[17] During Week 15 against the Eagles, McLaurin finished with five catches for 130 receiving yards, including a 75-yard touchdown as the Redskins lost 27–37.[18] He finished the season with 58 receptions for 919 yards and seven touchdowns, and was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Neddenriep, Kyle (December 11, 2013). "Cathedral's Terry McLaurin wins IndyStar Indiana Mr. Football". Indy Star. USA Today. Retrieved May 31, 2019.
  2. ^ "Terry McLaurin, Cathedral, Wide Receiver". 247Sports.com. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  3. ^ Birmingham, Jeremy (June 23, 2013). "Terry McLaurin is Number 13". ElevenWarriors.com. Retrieved March 14, 2020.
  4. ^ "Terry McLaurin 2015 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  5. ^ "Terry McLaurin 2016 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  6. ^ "Terry McLaurin 2017 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  7. ^ "Terry McLaurin 2018 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  8. ^ "NFL Draft Prospect Profile – Terry McLaurin". nfl.com. May 15, 2019. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  9. ^ "Ohio State WR Terry McLaurin : 2019 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  10. ^ Glaspie, Akeem (April 22, 2019). "Former IndyStar Mr. Football Terry McLaurin's rise from draft sleeper to possible draft steal". Indy Star. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  11. ^ Means, Stephen. "2019 NFL Draft: Ohio State WR Terry McLaurin taken by the Washington Redskins in third round at pick No. 76". cleveland.com. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  12. ^ "Redskins Sign Third-Round Draft Pick Terry McLaurin". Redskins.com. Retrieved June 6, 2019.
  13. ^ "Jackson shines in Philly return, Eagles beat Redskins 32-27". www.espn.com. Associated Press. September 8, 2019. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  14. ^ "Dak double: Cowboys' Prescott beats Redskins with legs, arm". www.espn.com. Associated Press. September 15, 2019. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  15. ^ "Trubisky, Bears get offense on track, beat Redskins 31-15". www.espn.com. September 22, 2019. Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  16. ^ David Smith, Michael. "Terry McLaurin off to a unique start in NFL history". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved September 24, 2019.
  17. ^ "McLaurin helps Redskins earn 1st win against Dolphins, 17-16". www.espn.com. Associated Press. October 13, 2019. Retrieved October 13, 2019.
  18. ^ "Wentz, Eagles keep NFC East hopes alive by beating Redskins". www.espn.com. Associated Press. December 15, 2019. Retrieved December 15, 2019.
  19. ^ "Top draft choices Murray, Bosa make All-Rookie Team". Washington Post. Associated Press. Retrieved January 14, 2020.

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