Shann Schillinger

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Shann Schillinger
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Schillinger in 2013
No. 39, 35, 29
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
Tackles: 19
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Shann Schillinger (born May 22, 1986) is a former 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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