Elbert Shelley

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Elbert Shelley
No. 37
Position: Safety / Special teamer
Personal information
Date of birth: (1964-12-24) December 24, 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth: Tyronza, Arkansas
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Arkansas State
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 11 / Pick: 292
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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. Archived from the original on September 22, 2007. Retrieved 2008-10-13. 

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