Erick Hallett
No. 40 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (2000-04-24) April 24, 2000 (age 23)
Cypress, Texas, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Cy-Fair (Cypress, Texas)
College:Pittsburgh (2018–2022)
NFL draft:2023 / Round: 6 / Pick: 208
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2022)
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Erick Hallett II (born April 24, 2000) is an American football safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh.

Early years

Hallett was born on April 24, 2000, and grew up in Cypress, Texas.[1] He attended Cy-Fair High School, playing as a cornerback, wide receiver and return specialist and helping them win the Class 6A championship with a 15–0 record during his senior year.[2][3] He posted 38 tackles and six interceptions during his senior season, earning first-team all-district honors.[2] Hallett committed to play college football at Pittsburgh over various other offers.[3]

College career

As a true freshman at Pittsburgh in 2018, Hallett redshirted.[2] The following year, he appeared in 12 games, starting one, and recorded 14 tackles with two pass breakups.[2] In 2020, he played ten games, starting the final four, and tallied 30 tackles, two of which were for a loss, four pass breakups and two interceptions.[4][5] Hallett was named honorable mention all-conference in 2021 after starting all 14 games and making 70 tackles, 2.5 TFLs, nine pass breakups, three interceptions and two forced fumbles.[4] In his final year, he started all 13 games and earned second-team all-conference honors while posting 54 tackles, four TFLs and nine pass breakups with two forced fumbles, additionally being a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the best defensive back nationally.[4][6]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 9+12 in
(1.77 m)
191 lb
(87 kg)
30+12 in
(0.77 m)
9+58 in
(0.24 m)
4.50 s 1.57 s 2.60 s 4.11 s 6.84 s 37.5 in
(0.95 m)
9 ft 11 in
(3.02 m)
13 reps
Sources:[7][8]

Hallett was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the sixth round (208th overall) of the 2023 NFL draft.[9] He was waived on August 29, 2023 and re-signed to the practice squad.[10][11] He signed a reserve/future contract on January 8, 2024.[12]

References

  1. ^ "NFL Draft Profile: Erick Hallett II, Safety, Pittsburgh Panthers". Sports Illustrated. January 20, 2023.
  2. ^ a b c d "Erick Hallett II". Pittsburgh Panthers.
  3. ^ a b Psaros, Henry (February 8, 2018). "Perspective on 2018 Pitt Cornerback Commit Erick Hallett". Pittsburgh Sports Now.
  4. ^ a b c Shipley, John (April 29, 2023). "2023 NFL Draft: Jaguars Select Pittsburgh S Erick Hallett II". Sports Illustrated.
  5. ^ Dipaola, Jerry (April 29, 2023). "Jaguars pick Pitt safety Erick Hallett II in 6th round". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
  6. ^ Thompson, Stephen (October 24, 2022). "Pitt S Erick Hallett Named Semifinalist for Jim Thorpe Award". Sports Illustrated.
  7. ^ "Jaguars select Erick Hallett with No. 208 pick in 2023 draft". NFL.com. Retrieved April 30, 2023.
  8. ^ "2023 NFL Draft Scout Erick Hallett II College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Retrieved April 30, 2023.
  9. ^ Stites, Adam (April 29, 2023). "Jaguars draft Pittsburgh S Erick Hallett II with No. 208 pick". USA Today.
  10. ^ Oehser, John (August 29, 2023). "Roster Reduction: Jaguars Move Towards 53 Players". Jaguars.com. Retrieved October 24, 2023.
  11. ^ "Roster Moves: Jaguars Announce 13 Additions to Practice Squad". Jaguars.com. August 30, 2023.
  12. ^ "Jaguars sign 11 players to reserve/future contracts". Jaguars Wire. USA Today. January 8, 2024.