Elbert Shelley

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Elbert Shelley
No. 37
Safety / Special teamer
Personal information
Date of birth: (1964-12-24) December 24, 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth: Tyronza, Arkansas
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 11 / Pick: 292
Debuted in 1987 for the Atlanta Falcons
Last played in 1996 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Elbert Vernell Shelley (born December 24, 1964) is a former football player who was a safety for the Atlanta Falcons. He went to the Pro Bowl four times as a special teams player.

Shelley's hometown is Trumann, Arkansas. He was an honor student as well as a star running back for the football team. In college Shelley was switched from running back to defensive back by Coach Larry Lacewell.[1]


  1. ^ Oldham, Michael (2006-06-28). "Where Are They Now? - Elbert Shelley". Atlanta Falcons. Retrieved 2008-10-13. [dead link]

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