Derrick Shelby

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Derrick Shelby
No. 79     Miami Dolphins
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-03-04) March 4, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: Missouri City (TX) Hightower
College: Utah
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2012 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Pac-12 (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2014
Tackles 55
Sacks 5.5
Forced fumbles 2
Stats at

Derrick Shelby (born March 4, 1989, in Houston, Texas) is an American football defensive end for the Miami Dolphins. He was not drafted in the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Utah.

College career[edit]

Shelby appeared in 47 games in his four-year career for the Utes and finished with 169 tackles. After his senior year he was awarded 1st Team All-Pac-12.

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Shelby was signed by the Miami Dolphins on May 4, 2012 after going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft. On October 6, 2014 the Dolphins suspended Shelby indefinitely for poor conduct.[1] He was reinstated on October 13, 2014.[2]



  1. ^ Walker, James (October 6, 2014). "Dolphins suspend Derrick Shelby". Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ David Smith, Michael. "Dolphins reinstate Derrick Shelby". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 

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