|No. 99 – Los Angeles Chargers|
|Born:||October 8, 1996|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||295 lb (134 kg)|
|High school:||Evangel Christian Academy (LA)|
|College:||Notre Dame (2015–2018)|
|NFL Draft:||2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2021|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Jerry Tillery (born October 8, 1996) is an American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame.
Tillery attended Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, Louisiana. As a senior he had 93 tackles and seven sacks. He committed to the University of Notre Dame to play college football.
Tillery was originally going to play offensive tackle as a freshman at Notre Dame in 2015, but it was later decided he would play defensive tackle. That season, he played in 12 games with three starts and recorded 12 tackles and a sack. As a sophomore in 2016, he started 11 of 12 games, recording 37 tackles. As a junior in 2017, Tillery started all 13 games, finishing the season with 56 tackles and 4.5 sacks. He returned to Notre Dame for his senior year in 2018.
|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||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 6+1⁄2 in
|4.93 s||1.69 s||2.88 s||4.33 s||7.45 s||32 in
|9 ft 7 in
|All values are from the NFL Combine|
Tillery was drafted by the Los Angeles Chargers 28th overall in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
In Week 9 of the 2020 season against the Las Vegas Raiders, Tillery recorded a strip sack on Derek Carr that he also recovered during the 27–25 loss. This was Tillery’s first forced fumble and fumble recovery in the NFL.