Kyshoen Jarrett

Kyshoen Jarrett (born May 4, 1993) is an American sports executive who is the assistant director of player personnel for the Virginia Tech Hokies football team. He was also a former safety who played for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL), who drafted him in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft after playing college football for the Hokies.

Kyshoen Jarrett
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Jarrett as a player with the Redskins in 2015
Virginia Tech Hokies
Position:Assistant director of player personnel
Personal information
Born: (1993-05-04) May 4, 1993 (age 28)
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:East Stroudsburg
College:Virginia Tech (2011–2014)
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 6 / Pick: 181
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
As an executive:
Career NFL statistics
Forced fumbles:1
Pass deflections:4
Player stats at

Jarrett's NFL career lasted just one season after he retired due to suffering severe nerve damage in his shoulder at the end of the season. He served as an assistant coach for the Redskins in 2019 before becoming an executive for the Hokies in 2021.

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

Jarrett attended East Stroudsburg High School South in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania before attending Virginia Tech.[1][2] He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round (181th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.[3][4] He signed his four-year rookie contract on May 11, 2015.[5] During the regular season finale against the Dallas Cowboys, Jarret suffered severe damage to his brachial plexus during a helmet-to-helmet collision with running back Darren McFadden.[6][7] Unable to fully regain strength in his arm in the months following the injury, he was waived by the team before the start of training camp in 2016.[8][9]

Coaching and executiveEdit

In 2018, Jarret began a coaching internship with the Redskins, and was hired fulltime as a defensive quality control coach the following year.[7][10] He was not retained when the team assembled a new coaching staff following the hiring of Ron Rivera.[11] In June 2021, Jarret joined the Virginia Tech Hokies an assistant director of player personnel.[12]


  1. ^ Mike Kuhns (April 29, 2015). "Former East Stroudsburg South star Kyshoen Jarrett hopes to be drafted - Sports - - Stroudsburg, PA". Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  2. ^ Andrew Mason (February 22, 2015). "Kyshoen Jarrett: His brother's keeper". Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  3. ^ Czarda, Stephen (May 2, 2015). "Redskins Add Three In Sixth Round Of Draft". Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  4. ^ Bitter, Andy. "Redskins select Kyshoen Jarrett in sixth round of NFL Draft - Roanoke Times: Andy Bitter Virginia Tech Football". Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  5. ^ "Nine Redskins Draft Picks Agree To Terms". May 11, 2015. Archived from the original on September 10, 2017. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  6. ^ Allen, Scott. "Redskins' Kyshoen Jarrett breaks silence on his life-changing injury". Washington Post. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  7. ^ a b Martin, Kimberley. "After one hit ended his Redskins career, Kyshoen Jarrett coaches with hopes of a comeback". Washington Post. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  8. ^ Czarda, Stephen. "Redskins Waive Safety Kyshoen Jarrett".
  9. ^ Czarda, Stephen. "Decision To Waive Kyshoen Jarrett 'Was Hard' On Redskins". Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  10. ^ "Redskins Hire Kyshoen Jarrett As Defensive Quality Control Coach". Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  11. ^ "Redskins Announce Coaching Staff". Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  12. ^ Niziolek, Mike (June 9, 2021). "Virginia Tech announces Kyshoen Jarrett as assistant director of player personnel". Retrieved July 3, 2021.

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