Clemson’s Clelin Ferrell taken fourth overall in NFL Draft

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Defensive lineman Clelin Ferrell went fourth overall to the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night, becoming the highest-drafted player in Clemson history.

Ferrell was one of the nation’s top defensive players, suiting up for Clemson from 2016-2018 and recording 166 tackles (50 for loss), 27 sacks, and five forced fumbles including one recovered for a touchdown.

Ferrell was a 2018 All-American and the 2018 ACC Defensive Player of the Year.

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