|Date of birth:April 20, 1989|
|Place of birth: Middlebury, Connecticut|
|NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 223|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Kansas City Chiefs ( 2011)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Shane Bannon (born April 20, 1989) is a former American football fullback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs out of Yale University in the seventh round (223rd pick overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft. 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. The Chiefs waived Bannon on September 3, 2011. After he cleared waivers, he was signed to the Chiefs practice squad.
Personal life Edit
Bannon sits on The Concussion Legacy Foundation's New York Advisory Board.
- ↑ "Chiefs Select Yale FB Shane Bannon in 7th Round". Kansas City Chiefs. April 30, 2011. http://www.kcchiefs.com/news/article-2/Chiefs-Select-Yale-FB-Shane-Bannon-In-7th-Round/07a7cd63-7d4b-4d40-b76c-a6addb6cda40. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
- ↑ "Bannon Drafted by Chiefs". Yale University. April 30, 2011. http://www.yalebulldogs.com/sports/m-footbl/2011-12/releases/20110430uzfz15. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
- ↑ "Yale Bulldogs Football: Shane Bannon". Yale University. http://www.yalebulldogs.com/sports/m-footbl/2010-11/bios/bannon_shane00.html. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
- ↑ "Shane Bannon" (in en). http://www.yalebulldogs.com/sports/m-footbl/2010-11/bios/bannon_shane00.html?view=bio.
- ↑ "Shane Bannon NCAA FB Stats - Season & Career Statistics" (in en-US). https://www.foxsports.com/college-football/shane-bannon-player-stats.
- ↑ "New York Advisory Board" (in en). Concussion Legacy Foundation. 2018-05-29. https://concussionfoundation.org/about/advisory-boards/new-york.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
- Yale Bulldogs bio