Jason Shivers

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Jason Shivers
Edmonton Eskimos
Date of birth: (1982-11-04) November 4, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: International
Position(s): S
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
College: Arizona State
High school: South Mountain
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 158
Drafted by: St. Louis Rams
As coach:
Toronto Argonauts (Def. Assistant)
Edmonton Eskimos (DB coach)
As player:
Chicago Bears
Toronto Argonauts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career stats
Playing stats at CBS.com

Jason Shivers [SHY-verz] (born November 4, 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona) is a former defensive back in the Canadian Football League and the National Football League. Shivers has also played in the CFL for the Toronto Argonauts & the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and in the NFL with the Chicago Bears. As of 2013, Shivers is a defensive assistant coach with the Toronto Argonauts.

Early years[edit]

A 2001 graduate of Phoenix's South Mountain High School. He earned First-team Super All-State 2000 defensive honors from Phoenix Metro Magazine. He was All-state, All-league and All-region at wide receiver and free safety. As a senior had 110 tackles and four interceptions. As a junior, had 15 catches for 600 yards and 10 touchdowns and on defense, he had 70 tackles, two fumble recoveries, three caused fumbles and 10 tackles for loss.

Shivers also lettered four years in track and won state individual track titles in the 100 (10.67) and 200 meter (21.57) dashes in 2001. He also was on state champion 400-meter relay team with a time of 41.82 as a junior. He earned First-team All-Arizona Republic track team honors as a senior.

College career[edit]

At Arizona State University he led the team in tackles his final three seasons, totaling 104 tackles and three interceptions in 2003 and after 121 tackles as a sophomore in 2001. Shivers posted 89 tackles as a freshman in 2000.

Professional career[edit]


Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 0½ in 201 lb 4.51 s 1.58 s 2.67 s x s x s 36 in 10 ft 8 in 19 reps 14
All from NFL Combine.[1]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

SHivers was drafted in the fifth round in the 2004 NFL Draft. He was released in the preseason.

Chicago Bears[edit]

After he was released by the Rams Shivers was signed by the Chicago Bears and spent the 2004 season with that club.

Personal life[edit]

Jason Shivers has four kids. Takia Shivers was born in 2000. Jason Shivers was born in 2003. Jaeda Shivers was born in 2008. Ameera Shivers born April 2013.


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