Terry McLaurin (born September 15, 1995) is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State, and was drafted by the Redskins in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Terry McLaurin was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 15, 1995. While attending Cathedral High School in 2013, McLaurin won Indiana's Mr. Football Award. McLaurin was regarded as a four-star recruit, and was the 36th-highest-ranked wide receiver recruit in the class of 2014 according to the 247Sports Composite. In June 2013, he announced his commitment to play football at Ohio State.
As a freshman, McLaurin appeared in six games. He recorded seven total tackles and a fumble recovery. As a sophomore, he recorded 11 receptions for 114 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns in 13 games. As a junior, he recorded 29 receptions for 436 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns in 13 games. As a senior, he recorded 35 receptions for 701 receiving yards and 11 receiving touchdowns.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 0 ⁄8 in
|31 ⁄2 in
|9 ⁄8 in
|4.35 s||1.54 s||2.59 s||4.15 s||7.01 s||37 ⁄2 in
|10 ft 5 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
McLaurin was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft. This move reunited him with his former college quarterback, Dwayne Haskins, who the Redskins selected earlier in the same draft. He signed his four-year rookie contract with the team on June 6, 2019. McLaurin made his playing debut in the opening game of the 2019 season against the Philadelphia Eagles. There, he recorded five catches for 125 yards, including a 69-yard touchdown. In Week 2 against the Dallas Cowboys, McLaurin caught five passes for 62 yards and one touchdown. In Week 3 game against the Chicago Bears, McLaurin caught 6 passes for 70 yards and one touchdown. This made him the first player in league history to catch at least five passes and a touchdown in their first three career games.
In week 6 against the Miami Dolphins, McLaurin caught 4 passes for 100 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Redskins won their first game of the season 17-16. During Week 15 against the Eagles, McLaurin finished with 5 catches for 130 receiving yards, including a 75-yard touchdown as the Redskins lost 27–37. He finished the season with 58 receptions for 919 yards and 7 touchdowns, and was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team.