Shann Schillinger

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Shann Schillinger
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Schillinger in 2013
Free agent
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-05-22) May 22, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: Baker, Montana
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
College: Montana
NFL draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 171
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big Sky (2009)
  • Second-team All-Big Sky (2008)
  • Tony Barbour Award
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2013
Tackles: 19
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at

Shann Schillinger (born May 22, 1986) is an American football safety. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Montana.

Early years[edit]

Schillinger attended Baker High School, where he was a four-year letterman in football, and his varsity teams had an overall record of 49-1. He was a two-time all-state selection. As a senior he passed for 1,059 yards and 15 touchdowns and rushed for 650 yards and 14 touchdowns. He was a team captain for the East (along with Grizzly teammate Shawn Lebsock) in Montana's annual East-West Shrine Game. He also played in the Badlands Bowl (Montana-North Dakota All-Star Game). He also lettered four times in both basketball and track.[1]

College career[edit]

Schillinger played college football at Montana. During his freshman year, Schillinger was forced to redshirt because of a leg injury, but played in all 14 games in 2006 and 2007 as a backup. He started all 16 games in 2008, tying for the team lead with four interceptions and two forced fumbles to be named second-team All-Big Sky. He earned the Tony Barbour Award as the player which best exemplifies Grizzly football. He had 90 tackles and started every game as a senior, when he was named All-Big Sky, first team. Schillinger wasn't invited to the NFL Scouting Combine but did participate in the Texas vs. Nation showcase.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Schillinger was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round (171st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. On June 6, 2010, the Atlanta Falcons signed Schillinger to a four-year contract.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Schillinger was signed by the Tennessee Titans on November 27, 2013. After playing in one game for the team, Schillinger was released by the Titans on December 3, 2013.[2]

After NFL life Schillinger was an assistant football coach at Nebraska.

Schillinger is now a defensive back/safetys coach at the University of Montana Griz


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