Claude Terrell

Claude Terrell
Free agent
Position: Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-04-20) April 20, 1982
Place of birth: Texas City, Texas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school: La Marque (TX)
College: New Mexico
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 134
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 20
Games Started: 13
Player stats at

Claude Terrell (born April 20, 1982) is an Offensive guard who is currently a free agent. On October 23, 2007 the Rams released him. Terrell was released by the Rams after being arrested for assaulting his wife. Terrell was already on probation after a previous arrest for assault on a family member. On February 17, 2011 Claude Terrell is accused of beating and forcing sex on a Texas City woman at gunpoint during a seven-hour ordeal.

Early years

Terrell is a 2000 graduate of La Marque High School in Texas. He was a three-year letterman and a two-year starter for and an All-state and All-district selection his senior year. He was also named the team's most valuable player. He was also All-State and All-American in basketball where he was a four-year letterman and he also lettered in track.

College career

Terrell attended the University of New Mexico, where he played four seasons the Lobos, while red-shirting his first year. In 2004 Terrell was arguably the Mountain West Conference's best lineman, playing the tackle for the first time. He was a First-team All-Mountain West Conference selection in 2004 for the second consecutive season. As a junior in 2003 Terrell was a First-team All-MWC selection who notched 125 knockdown blocks during the regular season and starting all 13 games at strong guard.

In 2002 as a sophomore he was a Second-team All-Mountain West Conference selection and was named Outstanding Offensive Lineman by his teammates at the UNM . He started all 14 games and played all but 7 offensive snaps on the season and was third on the team with 139 knockdown blocks. In 2001 as a redshirt freshman he started 10 of 11 games and played 757 of 848 offensive snaps.. He played the entire game 7 times and had 86 knockdown blocks tied for 3rd on the team.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BPWonderlic
6 ft 2¼ in 343 lb 5.42 s 1.89 s 3.13 s 4.81 s 8.19 s 24½ in 7 ft 5 in 27 repsx
All from NFL Combine.[1]

Terrell was charged in 2004 with misdemeanor assault, which possibly harmed his draft status.[2]

St. Louis Rams

Terrell was drafted in the fourth round by the St. Louis Rams in the 2005 NFL draft. In 2005, as a rookie, he played in 14 games with 10 starts at guard. He did not play at all in 2006. He was put on injured reserve on August 28, 2006, with a wrist injury. He returned and played 6 games in 2007 with three starts. Terrell was cut by the Rams in 2007 after being charged with assaulting his then-wife.

Duke City Gladiators

On November 3, 2015, Terrell signed with the Duke City Gladiators of the Champions Indoor Football (CIF).


  1. Claude Terrell, Pro Scout
  2. TOP PICK BARRON WILL NEED HELP, Belleville News-Democrat, Apr 26, 2005. Retrieved September 7, 2010


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