Raiders Sign First-Round DE Clelin Ferrell


The Oakland Raiders announced that they’ve signed first-round DE Clelin Ferrell to a four-year rookie contract.

The Raiders have now signed six of their nine draft picks, including:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
4. 1. Clelin Ferrell DE Clemson Signed
24. 1. Josh Jacobs RB Alabama  
27. 1. Johnathan Abram S Miss. State  
40. 2. Trayvon Mullen CB Clemson  
106. 4. Maxx Crosby DE EMU Signed
129. 4. Isaiah Johnson CB Houston Signed
137. 4. Foster Moreau TE LSU Signed
149. 5. Hunter Renfrow WR Clemson Signed
230. 7. Quinton Bell DE Prairie View Signed


Ferrell, 21, was selected by the Raiders with the No. 4 overall pick and was considered a reach given he was graded to go in the mid-first round. 

According to, Ferrell receives a four-year, $31,360,824 rookie contract that includes $20,827,872 signing bonus. 

During his college career at Clemson, Ferrell recorded 166 tackles, 50.5 tackles for a loss, 27 sacks, five forced fumbles, a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown and five pass defenses over the course of 44 games.

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