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Jarrett attended Clemson. As a true freshman, he appeared in nine games, making two tackles. As a sophomore, Jarrett started 11 of 13 games. He had 49 tackles and had two sacks. As a 13 game starter his junior season, he had 83 tackles and two sacks. He again started all 13 games during his senior season, recording 73 tackles and 1.5 sacks and was named first team All-ACC.
Jarrett was drafted in the 5th round (137th overall) by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2015 NFL Draft.
His father, Jessie Tuggle, played in the NFL for the Atlanta Falcons from 1987 to 2000 and his brother Justin Tuggle currently plays in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns. He also has a close relationship with Ray Lewis who he refers to as "uncle" though they are not related biologically.
Jarrett's home in Conyers, Georgia partially burned down during the second day of the 2015 NFL draft. There were nearly 50 people, including friends and family members at the home at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported but the cause of the fire was believed to be electrical. The Atlanta Falcons drafted Jarrett the next day and immediately sent him Atlanta Falcons gear.