Shane Bannon

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Shane Bannon
No. 40
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-20) April 20, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth: Middlebury, Connecticut
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 266 lb (121 kg)
Career information
College: Yale
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 223
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Shane Bannon (born April 20, 1989) is a former American football fullback in the National Football League. 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. He was released by the Chiefs on August 26, 2012.[4]


  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. 
  4. ^ "SHANE BANNON". Archived from the original on February 6, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2016. 

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