Sheppard with the Miami Dolphins in 2014
|Date of birth:January 2, 1988|
|Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia|
|NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 68|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Buffalo Bills ( 2011– 2012)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* BCS national champion (2007)|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
Kelvin Anthony Sheppard (born January 2, 1988) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 2 in||250 lb||4.70 s||1.66 s||2.76 s||4.28 s||7.25 s||33 1/2 in||9 ft 2 in||22 rep|
Buffalo Bills[edit | edit source]
Indianapolis Colts[edit | edit source]
On August 30, 2014, Sheppard was released by the Colts.
Miami Dolphins[edit | edit source]
New York Giants[edit | edit source]
Chicago Bears[edit | edit source]
New York Giants (second stint)[edit | edit source]
On November 7, 2017, Sheppard signed with the Giants. Sheppard recorded his first and second career interceptions on December 31, 2017 during Week 17 when he picked off Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins twice.
Detroit Lions[edit | edit source]
Personal life[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- NFL Draft Scout
- "Kelvin Sheppard, DS #7 ILB, LSU". http://draftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=72722&draftyear=2011&genpos=.
- "NFL Draft Profile: Kelvin Sheppard". http://www.nfl.com/combine/profiles/kelvin-sheppard?id=2495229.
- "2011 NFL Draft Listing" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2011/draft.htm.
- Rosenthal, Gregg (April 29, 2013). "Indianapolis Colts trade Jerry Hughes to Buffalo Bills". http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000165264/article/indianapolis-colts-trade-jerry-hughes-to-buffalo-bills.
- Wells, Mike (August 30, 2014). "Colts release former starter Kelvin Sheppard". http://www.espn.com/blog/afcsouth/post/_/id/58552/colts-release-former-starter-kelvin-sheppard. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
- Alper, Josh (September 8, 2014). "Dannell Ellerbe to IR, Dolphins sign Kelvin Sheppard". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/09/08/dannell-ellerbe-to-ir-dolphins-sign-kelvin-sheppard/. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
- Salomone, Dan (April 11, 2016). "Giants sign LB Kelvin Sheppard; 5 things to know". https://web.archive.org/web/20171108094929/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-sign-LB-Kelvin-Sheppard-5-things-to-know/115903e9-deb3-47d1-98e8-661b16c74a06. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
- Gantt, Darin (August 18, 2017). "Bears sign veteran linebacker Kelvin Sheppard". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/08/18/bears-sign-veteran-linebacker-kelvin-sheppard/.
- Mayer, Larry (September 2, 2017). "Bears reach NFL’s 53-man roster limit". https://web.archive.org/web/20180407195353/http://www.chicagobears.com/news/article-1/Bears-reach-NFL%E2%80%99s-53-man-roster-limit/b7be2dbe-3ca1-44db-854c-c477b0c70377.
- Williams, Charean (November 7, 2017). "Giants sign Kelvin Sheppard". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/11/07/giants-sign-kelvin-sheppard/.
- "Giants vs. Redskins: Postgame stats and notes". http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-vs-Redskins-Postgame-stats-and-notes/84c13eaa-e1b4-41c7-aac0-31d9939a67ed.
- "Lions sign free agent LB Kelvin Sheppard". October 31, 2018. https://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-sign-free-agent-lb-kelvin-sheppard.
- "New York Giants news, 4/12: Eli Manning ready to move on, more notes from Day 1". http://www.bigblueview.com/2016/4/12/11412922/new-york-giants-rumors-news-4-12-eli-manning-tom-coughlin-olivier-vernon-kelvin-sheppard.
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