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Rayshawn Jenkins

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Age

23
Miami (Fla.)
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2017 Season

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In the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Chargers selected All-ACC honorable mention safety Rayshawn Jenkins from the University of Miami.

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In the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Chargers selected All-ACC honorable mention safety Rayshawn Jenkins from the University of Miami.

After a preseason injury in 2014 that derailed his year, Jenkins played in 26 games with 19 starts to cap off his career.

His senior year he ranked third on the team with 76 tackles (56 solo) and finished with 4.5 tackles for loss. Jenkins led the team with two interceptions and ranked second with seven pass breakups and also added 1.5 sacks.

Was fourth on the team with 52 tackles in 2015. Ranked second on team with three interceptions. Had four PBUs and one fumble recovery.

Three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, and Scout. Rated as No. 27 safety prospect by Rivals and No. 40 according to ESPN. Played multiple positions at Admiral Farragut Academy, including quarterback, wide receiver, running back and defensive back. Ran track and was named school’s Athlete of the Year after winning state Class A title in 110-meter hurdles and placing second in 300-meter hurdles.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Fourth-round pick by Chargers (113th overall), April 29, 2017...signed four-year contract, May 17.

COLLEGE: Played in 49 career games with 33 starts for Miami...in 2016 earned All-ACC Honorable Mention recognition from Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA)...ranked third on team with 76 tackles (56 solo) and finished with 4.5 tackles for loss...led team with two interceptions and ranked second with seven pass breakups...added 1.5 sacks... enjoyed a strong return to form in 2015 after missing the entire 2014 season due to injury...started seven of 13 games...fourth on the team with 52 tackles...ranked second on team with three interceptions...had four pass break-ups and one fumble recovery... Played in all 13 games, starting 12 at safety in 2013... fourth on team with 44 total tackles, making 29 solo stops...ranked second on team with three interceptions... played in 10 games at defensive back, making two starts as a true freshman in 2012...finished with 27 tackles, one interception and three pass break-ups.

PERSONAL:  Three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and Scout...rated as No. 27 safety prospect by Rivals and No. 40 according to ESPN...played quarterback, wide receiver, running back and defensive back at Admiral Farragut Academy St. Petersburg, Fla. ...ran track and was named school’s Athlete of the Year after winning state Class A title in 110-meter hurdles and placing second in 300-meter hurdles.

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6@OAKW 17-16
5@NYGW 27-22
4PHIL 24-26
3KCL 10-24
2MIAL 17-19
1@DENL 21-24
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