Shane Bannon
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-20) April 20, 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth: Middlebury, Connecticut
Career information
College: Yale
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 223
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Kansas City Chiefs ( 2011)*
Career highlights and awards
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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.[1] 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.[2] The Chiefs waived Bannon on September 3, 2011. After he cleared waivers, he was signed to the Chiefs practice squad.

Early yearsEdit

Shane attended Pomperaug High School in Southbury, Connecticut.[3]

College careerEdit

Bannon attended and played college football at Yale. In 2007, he was on the junior varsity team.[4] From 2008–2010, he contributed to the varsity team.[5]

Professional careerEdit

Personal life Edit

Bannon sits on The Concussion Legacy Foundation's New York Advisory Board.[6]


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