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Terrance Shaw
Date of birth: (1973-01-11) January 11, 1973 (age 48)
Place of birth: Marshall, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Cornerback
College: Stephen F. Austin
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick 34
 As player:
San Diego Chargers
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
Oakland Raiders
Minnesota Vikings
Playing stats at

Terrance Shaw (born January 11, 1973) is an American football cornerback. He was born in Marshall, Texas. Terrance was selected in the second round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. During his career he played as a cornerback for the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, and Oakland Raiders in the United States National Football League (NFL).[1] On February 3, 2002 in the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana before a packed house of almost 73,000, Shaw helped his New England Patriots beat the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI in 2001. Terrance also played in Super Bowl XXXVII with the Oakland Raiders in 2002. In 2000, Shaw was a part of the Miami Dolphins secondary was ranked #1 in the NFL and that secondary led the league with 25 picks.Terrance had six playoff appearances in a ten year career.[2]

He is married to Shawneeque Watkins Shaw and they have seven children, a daughter Ashley, sons Terrance Jr., Teris, Thomas, Trysten, Tierney, and Trinity[3]

He coaches his sons youth league select football team the SGP Rams.

High School years

Shaw attended Marshall High School in Marshall, Texas and was a letterman in football.[4] In football, as a senior he was a first-team All-District selection and a first-team All-Region selection, and led his team to a Texas High School Football State Title.

College years

Shaw attended Stephen F. Austin State University and was a Business major and a four-year letterman in football.[4] In football, as a senior, he was a first-team Division I-AA All-American and a first-team All-Southland Conference selection. As a junior, he garnered 67 tackles and was an All-Conference Honorable Mention selection. As a sophomore, he started the first five games, before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Shaw is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. He became a member while his time at Stephen F. Austin State University.


  1. NFL Stats.Retrieved on December 29, 2010.
  2. Super Bowl XXXVI.Retrieved on December 29, 2010.
  3. Patriots Biography.Retrieved on December 29, 2010.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Notable Alumni.Retrieved on December 29, 2010.

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