Former Ohio State wide receiver Terry McLaurin was selected by the Washington Redskins in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
McLaurin, who joins former quarterback Dwayne Haskins in Washington, was taken with the 76th pick overall.
McLaurin is now the seventh Buckeye receiver drafted in the last five years.
McLaurin caught 35 passes for 701 yards and 11 touchdowns last season as a fifth-year senior. The 20.0 yards per catch were the best mark in the Big Ten.
In his five seasons, McLaurin caught 75 passes for 1,251 yards and 19 touchdowns.
McLaurin was also a very valuable member of Ohio State’s special teams as a gunner, and he was arguably the best run-blocking wide receiver in the entire draft.
McLaurin caught a total of five passes in the past two Big Ten Championship Games, accumulating 170 yards and three touchdowns in the process.
Terry McLaurin Bio: Terry McLaurin was an outstanding football player for the Buckeyes – he ranks among Ohio State’s top 15 receivers in four categories – and was an even better role model and leader off the field … he graduated in three-and-a-half years, in December 2017, with his degree in communications … a two-time team captain in 2017 and 2018, McLaurin was a part of Ohio State teams that won a national championship over No. 2 Oregon in 2014, Big Ten championships in 2014, 2017 and 2018, and bowl game wins over No. 1 Alabama (in the 2015 Sugar Bowl), No. 8 Notre Dame (2016 Fiesta Bowl), No. 8 USC (2018 Cotton Bowl) and No. 9 Washington (2019 Rose Bowl) … he also played in four victories over Michigan and was red-shirting during another victory … he improved every year as a player and capped his career with 35 receptions for 701 yards and 11 touchdowns during the 2018 campaign … he had 100-yard receiving games as a senior against both Oregon State (121 yards) and Maryland (118) and he had multi-touchdown games against Oregon State, Indiana and in the Big Ten championship game win over Northwestern … McLaurin finishes with Ohio State receiver rankings of No. 6 in both single season (11) and career touchdowns (19), No. 12 in single season yards per catch (20.0 in 2018) and No. 13 in career yards per catch (16.7) … nothing short of durable, he played in every game between 2015 and 2018 – 54 total – and started 32 times … he totaled 75 career receptions for 1,251 yards … he was also an outstanding special teams player on punt coverage; one of the best in the nation, in fact … McLaurin scored three touchdowns in Big Ten title games at Lucas Oil Stadium in his home city of Indianapolis, including a game-igniting 84-yard catch-and-run for a touchdown in the win over Wisconsin in 2017 … he was invited to the Senior Bowl following his senior campaign.
This is what very hard work and dedication to your craft brings you……….SUCCESS. Go get em T-Mac!
McLaurin and Haskins together again? If the ‘Skins have anything resembling an O-line and a passable run game this could get interesting.
this is an ‘ffing disaster for me! 🙂
Terry McLaurin gets the call.
How awesome is that?! Good for him!
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