Carraway Drafted by Tennessee


Josh Carraway
April 29, 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU's Josh Carraway was selected by the Tennessee Titans in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
 

Carraway earned first-team All-Big 12 recognition each of the last two seasons, leading TCU in sacks both years. He totaled eight sacks in 2016 and nine in 2015. Carraway became the first player to lead the Horned Frogs in sacks in consecutive seasons since two-time consensus first-team All-American and current Buffalo Bill Jerry Hughes (2008-09). Carraway's 19 career sacks rank seventh in TCU history.

Carraway tied for the TCU lead with 11 tackles for loss as a senior. He totaled 49 stops.

A Flower Mound, Texas, native, Carraway was the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week in the 24-23 win at Kansas. All three of his sacks in the game came in the fourth quarter, including back-to-back snaps on the Jayhawks' final drive. The three sacks were the most by a Horned Frog since 2012. Carraway's four tackles for loss in the contest marked TCU's highest total since 2014.

Carraway played the 2016 season as a graduate student and earned first-team Academic All-Big 12 recognition.

Carraway is the first Horned Frog drafted by the Titans since Bo Schobel in 2004.

TCU head coach Gary Patterson has now had 42 players drafted with a total of 94 in NFL camps in 16 seasons. ESPN.com has previously ranked TCU No. 1 in the nation for developing NFL talent.

 

 

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