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Shannon Snell
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Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-04-27) April 27, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: Tampa, Florida
Career information
College: Florida
Undrafted in 2005
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Dallas Cowboys ( 2005)
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-American (2003)
Stats at NFL.com

Shannon Michael Snell (born April 27, 1982) is an American former college and professional football player who was a guard for two seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Snell played college football for the University of Florida, and earned All-American honors. Thereafter, he played professionally for the Dallas Cowboys and the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL.

Early years Edit

Snell was born in Tampa, Florida in 1982. He attended Hillsborough High School in Tampa, and was a three-year starter for the Hillsborough Terriers high school football team. Following his senior season in 1999, he was recognized as a USA Today High School All-American.

College career Edit

Snell accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he was an offensive lineman for coach Steve Spurrier and coach Ron Zook's Florida Gators football teams from 2000 to 2003. He was a three-season starter, who played in forty-six games and started thirty-six.[1] Snell was a Sporting News first-team All-American in 2003.[1]

Professional career Edit

Snell was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys in 2005, and was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2006.

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2009 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, History, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 145 & 151 (2009). Retrieved July 17, 2010.
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