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Shann Schillinger
No. 39     Atlanta Falcons
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-05-22) May 22, 1986 (age 33)
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
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Injured Reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big Sky Conference (2009)
  • Second-team All-Big Sky Conference (2008)
  • Tony Barbour Award
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2011
Tackles     19
Sacks     0
Interceptions     0
Stats at NFL.com

Shann Schillinger (born May 22, 1986 in Baker, Montana) is an American football safety for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Falcons in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Montana. He is currently married.

Early yearsEdit

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 careerEdit

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 careerEdit

Atlanta FalconsEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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