Chris Claybrooks
No. 6 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Personal information
Born: (1998-07-17) July 17, 1998 (age 25)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school:McGavock (TN)
NFL draft:2020 / Round: 7 / Pick: 223
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Total tackles:81
Fumble recoveries:1
Pass deflections:5
Return yards:466
Player stats at · PFR

Chris Claybrooks (born July 17, 1998) is an American football cornerback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Memphis.

College career

Claybrooks played wide receiver at Coahoma Community College but switched to cornerback when he transferred to Memphis.[1] Claybrooks missed five games in 2018 with a foot injury. In 2019, he posted 42 tackles and returned a kickoff for a touchdown. In the American Athletic Conference Championship game against Cincinnati, he had an interception and forced a fumble.[2]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span
5 ft 8+34 in
(1.75 m)
177 lb
(80 kg)
31+38 in
(0.80 m)
8+34 in
(0.22 m)
All values from Pro Day[3]

Claybrooks was selected in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the 223rd overall pick.[2] He was placed on injured reserve on November 26, 2020.[4] On December 19, 2020, Claybrooks was activated off of injured reserve.[5]

Legal issues

On April 15, 2023, Claybrooks was arrested in Nashville, Tennessee on charges of domestic assault with bodily injury and vandalism under $1,000. The charges stemmed from an incident in which he allegedly grabbed a cell phone from a woman’s hand and damaged it by throwing it to the ground.[6]

On July 21, 2023, Claybrooks was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida on charges of domestic violence.[7]


  1. ^ Jordan, Jonah (April 25, 2020). "Three former Tigers selected in 2020 NFL Draft". Daily Memphian. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Giannotto, Mark (April 25, 2020). "2020 NFL Draft: Memphis CB Chris Claybrooks selected by Jacksonville Jaguars in seventh round". Memphis Commercial Appeal. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  3. ^ "Chris Claybrooks, Memphis, CB, 2020 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". Retrieved October 15, 2021.
  4. ^ Johnson, James (November 26, 2020). "Jags place cornerback Chris Claybrooks on injured reserve". Jaguars Wire. USA Today. Retrieved January 1, 2021.
  5. ^ "Jaguars Make Roster Moves". December 19, 2020. Retrieved February 3, 2021.
  6. ^ Smits, Garry (April 18, 2023). "Jaguars' Chris Claybrooks faces charges after altercation with woman in Nashville". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved December 1, 2023.
  7. ^ "Jaguars DB arrested again on domestic battery charge". July 21, 2023. Retrieved July 21, 2023.