Player Roster

Print
RSS
Clayton Fejedelem
S #42
Height:
6-0
Weight:
205
Age:
24
College:
Illinois
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
11
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 21 14 7 0.0 0 1 1 5 -- 5 0 0 0
2017 CIN 5 1 11 7 4 0.0 -- 1 1 5 5 5 0 0 --
2016 CIN 16 0 10 7 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BAL L 0-20 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 HOU L 9-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @GB L 24-27 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @CLE W 31-7 2 1 1 0.0 -- 1 1 5 5 5 0 0 --
5 BUF W 20-16 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

No Data

No Data

No Data

No Data

Bio

A second-year player, Fejedelem was a 2016 seventh-round Bengals draft pick who made an impressive rise from NAIA player to major-college walk-on to productive NFL rookie ... Led 2016 Bengals in special teams snaps (318 of possible 442) ... Former star for NAIA St. Xavier University did not start at Illinois until late in junior 2014 season, but came on in 2015 to be named Illini Defensive Player of the Year; was considered among nation’s best run-defending DBs.

A second-year player, Fejedelem was a 2016 seventh-round Bengals draft pick who made an impressive rise from NAIA player to major-college walk-on to productive NFL rookie ... Led 2016 Bengals in special teams snaps (318 of possible 442) ... Former star for NAIA St. Xavier University did not start at Illinois until late in junior 2014 season, but came on in 2015 to be named Illini Defensive Player of the Year; was considered among nation’s best run-defending DBs.

 

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in seventh round of 2016 NFL Draft (245th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-9-16.

 

     2016 highlights: Played in Games 1-16, mostly on special teams, but also saw action with defense in the last six games ... Had seven special teams tackles and three on defense ... Two special teams tackles Oct. 16 at New England (tied for team lead) ... Three tackles on defense Nov. 27 at Baltimore ... Played in all four preseason games, logging nine tackles and leading team in special teams tackles (four).

 

     College: Played two seasons (2014-15) for Illinois ... Began college career over 2011-12 at NAIA St. Xavier University in Chicago, and redshirted at Illinois in ’13 as a walk-on ... Started all 12 games for Illinois at free safety in ’15, and his 11.7 tackles per game (140 total) led Big Ten and ranked second in the nation among FBS players ... Most tackles by an Illinois player since 2006, and he had two INTs ... Second-team all-conference selection in ’15 by Big Ten media ... Voted a ’15 team captain ... In his two seasons at St. Xavier University, helped lead team to national title as freshman and to 11-2 mark as sophomore.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Lemont, Ill., just south of Chicago ... Earned bachelor’s degree in communication from Illinois in May 2015 and has enrolled in a second degree program for agricultural leadership education ... Attended Lemont (Ill.) High School, where he was a two-time all-conference selection and an all-state player as a senior ... Also lettered in wrestling and lacrosse ... Hobbies include hunting and fishing ... Last name is pronounced ‘FEDGE-uh-lemm” (the “d” is silent).

Recent Articles

  • TDBH: Bengals hit jackpot in trading deadline blockbuster for Palmer

    Posted 3 hours ago

    This Day in Bengals History - October 18, 2011

  • Week 7 Capsule: Bengals at Steelers

    Posted 9 hours ago

    Bengals (2-3) at Steelers (4-2) on Sunday at 4:25 PM ET.

  • Top 50 Moments: Dalton-Green Era Kicks Off With a Win

    Posted 12 hours ago

    Even though Dalton leaves with an injured wrist at halftime of the 2011 season opener, he becomes just the fifth rookie quarterback since the 1970 merger to win a road opener in his NFL debut in the Bengals’ 27-17 victory over the Browns.

  • Fantasy Recap: Week 6

    Posted 17 hours ago

    Recap of Fantasy Football week 6.

  • Geno understudy Glasgow emerges

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Ryan Glasgow is on pace to play the most snaps by a Bengals rookie defensive tackle in eight years and it works out just right since he’s backing up the guy that did it and he’s making the most of watching Geno Atkins’ every move. And Atkins (97) is apparently doing the same. He’s on pace to go to the Hall of Fame and he may shun the media and he may be stone cold quiet. But he’s been in Glasgow’s ear all year and has been the ultimate teammate.

Recent Videos

Photos