Kelvin Sheppard

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Kelvin Sheppard
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Sheppard with the Miami Dolphins
No. -- Free agent
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-01-02) January 2, 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 249 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Stone Mountain (GA) Stephenson
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 68
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Total tackles: 375
Sacks: 3.0
Passes defended: 7
Forced fumbles: 1
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Kelvin Anthony Sheppard (born January 2, 1988) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. The Buffalo Bills drafted him with the 68th pick in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at LSU.

Professional career[edit]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Sheppard was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round, 68th overall, in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On April 29, 2013, Sheppard was traded to the Indianapolis Colts for Jerry Hughes.[2] He played in 15 games with seven starts in 2013, recording 46 tackles and one sack.

On August 30, 2014, Sheppard was released by the Colts.[3]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On September 8, 2014, Sheppard signed with the Miami Dolphins.[4] In 2015, Sheppard played in all 16 games with 13 starts, recording a career-high 105 tackles.

New York Giants[edit]

On April 11, 2016, Sheppard signed with the New York Giants.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Sheppard is the first cousin of New York Giants wide receiver, Dwayne Harris.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ Rosenthal, Gregg (April 29, 2013). "Indianapolis Colts trade Jerry Hughes to Buffalo Bills". NFL.com. 
  3. ^ Wells, Mike (August 30, 2014). "Colts release former starter Kelvin Sheppard". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 28, 2017. 
  4. ^ Alper, Josh (September 8, 2014). "Dannell Ellerbe to IR, Dolphins sign Kelvin Sheppard". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. Retrieved March 28, 2017. 
  5. ^ Salomone, Dan (April 11, 2016). "Giants sign LB Kelvin Sheppard; 5 things to know". Giants.com. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  6. ^ "New York Giants news, 4/12: Eli Manning ready to move on, more notes from Day 1". Big Blue View. Retrieved 2016-04-12. 

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