Ashley Sheppard
No. 59, 96     
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-01-21) January 21, 1969 (age 51)
Place of birth: Greenville, North Carolina
Career information
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 4 / Pick: 106
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Minnesota Vikings ( 1993 1995)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Ashley Guy Sheppard (born January 21, 1969) is a former American football linebacker who played three seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars and St. Louis Rams. He was drafted by the Vikings in the fourth round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson University. Sheppard first enrolled at North Pitt High School in Bethel, North Carolina before transferring to Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Virginia.[1]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Minnesota Vikings[edit | edit source]

Sheppard was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the 106th pick in the 1993 NFL Draft and signed with the team on July 17, 1993.[1][2] He played in seventeen games for the Vikings from 1993 to 1994.[1] He was released by the Vikings on August 27, 1995.[3]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit | edit source]

Sheppard signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 28, 1995.[4] He played in two games for the Jaguars during the 1995 season.[1] He was released by the Jaguars on September 18, 1995.[5]

St. Louis Rams[edit | edit source]

Sheppard was signed by the St. Louis Rams on November 20, 1995.[6] He was released by the Rams on December 6 and re-signed by the team on December 13, 1995.[7][8] He played in two games for the Rams in 1995.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "ASHLEY SHEPPARD". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/shep01400.html. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  2. "TRANSACTIONS". The New York Times. July 18, 1993. Archived from the original on October 11, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151011184454/http://www.nytimes.com/1993/07/18/sports/transactions-804093.html. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  3. "NFL TRANSACTIONS". The Washington Post. August 28, 1995. Archived from the original on October 11, 2015. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/1995/08/29/nfl-transactions/32486c91-e8fd-464c-ac99-c4e87c69d687/. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  4. "TRANSACTIONS". Observer-Reporter. Associated Press. August 28, 1995. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2519&dat=19950829&id=JnReAAAAIBAJ&sjid=12ENAAAAIBAJ&pg=1335,4133295&hl=en. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  5. Zizzo, Mike (September 19, 1995). "Beuerlein To Test Hurt Knee, Might Return Against Packers". Orlando Sentinel. Archived from the original on October 11, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151011190927/http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1995-09-19/sports/9509190104_1_beuerlein-jaguars-knee. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  6. "RAMS TRANSACTIONS". nfl.com. Archived from the original on October 12, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151012224834/http://www.nfl.com/transactions?transactionMonth=11&transactionYear=1995&transactionTeamAbbr=STL. Retrieved October 12, 2015.
  7. "RAMS TRANSACTIONS". nfl.com. Archived from the original on October 12, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151012224718/http://www.nfl.com/transactions?transactionMonth=12&transactionYear=1995&transactionTeamAbbr=STL. Retrieved October 12, 2015.
  8. "TRANSACTIONS". The New York Times. December 14, 1995. Archived from the original on October 12, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151012224734/http://www.nytimes.com/1995/12/14/sports/transactions-011193.html. Retrieved October 12, 2015.

External links[edit | edit source]

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