Tillery_JoJo

JoJo Tillery

Safety

#47

Experience: R

Height: 5-11

Age: 22

Weight: 205 lbs

College: Wofford

Biography

Signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2019…appeared in 51 games with 27 starts at safety...recorded 160 total tackles (106 solo), two sacks, 3.5 tackles for loss, 14 passes defensed, four interceptions, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble, a 30-yard kickoff return and a 43-yard reception.

As a senior (2018), started all 13 games at free safety...totaled 49 tackles (34 solo) to finish third on the team…added two tackles for loss, three interceptions, six passes defensed and one sack...named second-team All-Southern Conference by the league’s coaches...against Mercer (10/27), had three tackles and returned an interception 20 yards...at Samford (11/3), had five tackles and an interception...in the NCAA FCS Playoffs against Elon (11/24), had four tackles...at Kennesaw State in the second round (12/1), had three tackles and an interception, along with a pass reception for 43 yards on the final play of the game…as a junior (2017), played in all 13 games and recorded 25 total tackles along with a fumble recovery...at VMI (11/11), recovered a fumble and returned it 76 yards to set up a Wofford touchdown on the next play...in the NCAA FCS Playoffs at North Dakota State (12/9), had four tackles...as a sophomore (2016), played in all 14 games with five starts at free safety...ended the season with 57 total tackles...in the season opener at Tennessee Tech (9/1), led the team with 12 tackles...against Johnson C. Smith (9/19), had two tackles and forced a fumble in the first quarter…against Mercer (10/29), recorded a sack for a loss of six yards...in the NCAA FCS Playoffs against Charleston Southern (11/26) had six tackles...had one tackle in each playoff game at The Citadel (12/3) and at Youngstown State (12/10)…as a freshman (2015), played in all 11 games with five starts at safety...recorded 29 total tackles and an interception...against Chattanooga (10/24), had four tackles and an interception…graduated from Chattanooga in May 2019 with a degree in business economics.

High school/personal: attended East Ridge (Chattanooga, Tenn.) High School, where he played quarterback and free safety and was a four-year starter...as a senior, posted more than 2,200 yards of total offense and had three interceptions on defense...started in the Tennessee East/West All-Star Game and was a three-time All-District honoree...twice named All-City...as a junior, tallied five interceptions and more than 2,000 yards of total offense to earn Offensive Player of the Year recognition...also played basketball for four seasons…son of Tetzel and JoAnn Tillery...
@TheJoJoTillery on Twitter and Instagram…born Joseph Tillery on June 22, 1997 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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