Verrett (5-10, 188) was originally drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the first round (25th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. Throughout his five years with the Chargers (2014-18), he appeared in 25 games (22 starts) and registered 80 tackles, 18 passes defensed and five interceptions (one returned for a touchdown). In 2015, Verrett was selected to the Pro Bowl after appearing in 14 games (13 starts) and finishing with career highs in tackles (47), passes defensed (11), interceptions (three) and the first interception returned for a touchdown in his career.
A 27-year-old native of Fairfield, CA, Verrett attended Texas Christian University for three years (2011-13) after spending the 2010 season at Santa Rosa (CA) Junior College. With the Horned Frogs, he appeared in 37 games (34 starts) and registered 160 tackles, 35 passes defensed and nine interceptions. As a senior in 2013, he was named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year and earned First-Team All-Big 12 and Second-Team All-America honors from The Associated Press.