Shane Bannon

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Shane Bannon
No. --     Free agent
Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-20) April 20, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Southbury, Connecticut
Height: 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) Weight: 266 lb (121 kg)
Career information
College: Yale
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 223
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Shane Bannon (born April 20, 1989) is an American football fullback in the National Football League who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Chiefs out of Yale University in the seventh round (223rd pick overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft.[1] Bannon is the first Yale Football player to be drafted by an NFL team since the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted tight end Nate Lawrie in the sixth round (181st pick overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft.[2] The Chiefs waived Bannon on September 3, 2011. After he cleared waivers, he was signed to the Chiefs practice squad.

Early years[edit]

Shane attended Pomperaug High School in Southbury, Connecticut.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Bannon was drafted by the Chiefs in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL draft. Due to injury in the preseason, he was released and signed to the Chiefs practice squad. Bannon was placed on the PUP list after being injured in practice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chiefs Select Yale FB Shane Bannon in 7th Round". Kansas City Chiefs. April 30, 2011. Retrieved May 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Bannon Drafted by Chiefs". Yale University. April 30, 2011. Retrieved May 1, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Yale Bulldogs Football: Shane Bannon". Yale University. Retrieved May 1, 2011. 

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