Shantee Orr

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Shantee Orr
No. --     Free Agent
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-05-28) May 28, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan
Undrafted in 2003
Debuted in 2003 for the Houston Texans
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2008
Tackles 111
Sacks 10.5
Interceptions 0
Stats at NFL.com

Shantee De'Shjuan Orr (born May 28, 1981) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Michigan.

Orr has also played for the Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars and the Cleveland Browns.

Early years[edit]

Orr graduated from Denby Technical & Prep. H.S. in June 1999. He was a member of the National Honors Society. In football he earned All-State and USA Today Honorable Mention All-America Honors as a senior. He also ranked number one in state as a Linebacker. In his senior year he played linebacker, guard, quarterback, tight end and punter… He also lettered in baseball and track, winning city discuss title as a sophomore.

College career[edit]

Orr played college football at the University of Michigan, and was a starter for three seasons starting 23 of 35 career games at defensive end. He finished his career with 79 tackles, 13 sacks, nine passes defended and three forced fumbles. As a junior he registered 24 tackles and 6 sacks… He collected a career-high 35 tackles and 6 sacks as a sophomore… He also recorded 20 tackles and 1 sack in 2000 after redshirting in 1999. He majored in Movement Science.

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

Orr was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2003. He was waived by the Packers on July 29 and claimed by the Houston Texans on July 30. He appeared in six games that season and made his NFL debut at the Buffalo Bills on November 16. In 2004, Orr played in four games mainly on special teams. In 2005, Orr jumped into the starting lineup playing in all 16 games and starting 12 of them. He amassed 47 tackles and led the Texans with seven and a half sacks. In one game vs. Baltimore he set a team record of 3 sacks in one game. In 2006, Orr played in all 16 games starting 14 of the contests. He ended the year with 27 tackles and 1.5 sacks. In 2007, Orr began the 2007 season with the Houston Texans appearing in six games and starting one. He was waived on November 28.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Orr was signed Jacksonville Jaguars on December 12 and played in three games making three tackles.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On March 21, Orr signed with the Cleveland Browns. He was released by the team on August 30 during final cuts. However, he was re-signed by the team on September 4 after linebacker Antwan Peek was injured in practice and placed on injured reserve. Orr was not resigned following the 2008 season.

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