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Kelvin Sheppard
MLB #55
Height:
6-2
Weight:
244
College:
LSU
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 48 197 123 74 3 1 3 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 MIA 1 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 IND 15 46 20 26 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 BUF 16 80 56 24 2 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 16 70 46 24 0 1 1 -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

Drafted in the third-round (68th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft…the ninth LSU product drafted by Buffalo… joins current Bills NT Kyle Williams (D5a 2006) as LSU draft picks on the current roster

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Drafted in the third-round (68th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft…the ninth LSU product drafted by Buffalo… joins current Bills NT Kyle Williams (D5a 2006) as LSU draft picks on the current roster

2011

At KC (9-11): Made his NFL debut. Recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff. Became 1st rookie w/ a fumble recovery on Kickoff Weekend since 9-13-76 vs. Mia (Dan Jilek and Ken Jones). Assisted on 1 special teams tackle and made 1 tackle for loss on defense.

Vs. Oak (9-18): Posted one special teams assisted tackle.

Vs. NE (9-25): Saw action on special teams.

At Cin (10-2): Saw action on special teams.

Vs. Phi (10-9): Saw significant action at inside linebacker. Had a career-high three tackles. Delivered a QB hit on Michael Vick that led to an INT-TD by Nick Barnett in the second quarter.

At NYG (10-16): Tied a career-high in tackles with three.

Vs. Was (10-30): Made his first career start and recorded one tackle.

Vs. NYJ (11-6): Posted a career-high seven tackles.

At Dal (11-13): Recorded four tackles.

At Mia (11-20): Posted seven tackles. Credited with a safety after tackling RB Daniel Thomas in the end zone.

At NYJ (11-27): Recorded two defensive tackles and one special teams tackle.

Vs. Ten (12-4): Tallied five tackles including one tackle for loss.

At SD (12-11): Established a game-high and a career-high 14 tackles.

Vs. Mia (12-18): Posted four tackles with one pass defensed and a special teams tackle.

Vs. Den (12-24): Produced seven tackles and a QB hit. Added one special teams tackle.

At NE (1-1): Posted three defensive tackles and three total special teams tackles.

COLLEGE

Three-year starter at linebacker, playing in 53 games with 30 starts for the Tigers… finished his LSU career ranking ninth in school history with 311 tackles… posted back-to-back 100-plus tackle campaigns in junior and season years…

• 2010: First-team All-Southeastern Conference selection… played and started all 13 games, leading the Tigers for a second straight year with an SEC third-best 116 tackles (46 solo)… added 11.0 tackles for a loss, 4.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and a pair of fumble recoveries… member of a defense that ranked among the top 12 in the nation in pass defense (10th, 169.8 yards per game), scoring defense (No. 11, 18.2 points per game) and total defense (No. 12, 307.2 yards per game)… registered double-digit tackles in six games… named conference Defensive Player of the Week in 24-21 win over Alabama after a 10-tackle performance with a 0.5 sack, interception and a fumble recovery… finished the year with an eight tackle game in win over Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl

2009: Led the LSU defense and ranked fourth in the SEC with 110 tackles, starting 12-of-13 games… notched 8.5 tackles for a loss, 1.0 sack and one interception… notched at least seven tackles in 11 games, recording 13 stops in three consecutive games… posted seven stops against Penn State in the Capital One Bowl.

2008: Made five starts in 13 games, finishing second on the team with 64 tackles… tallied 4.5 stops for a loss, 0.5 sack, two passes defensed and a forced fumble… set a career-high with 17 tackles vs. Ole Miss, including one stop for a loss… delivered a team-best 10 tackles and one for a loss vs. Alabama… led the Tigers with nine stops vs. Auburn, including two for a loss of 10 yards in first career start… ranked second on the defense with six tackles vs. Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl

2007: Saw action in each of the Tigers’ 14 games, amassing 21 tackles, two stops for a loss, a pair of forced fumbles and a pass break-up… season-best performance came in win over Louisiana Tech with seven tackles and his first career forced fumble… posted 15 special teams tackles

2006: Redshirt.

PERSONAL

Graduated in December of 2010 with a degree in General Studies… Stephenson High School... helped lead his team to a 12-2 record with 102 tackles, 10.0 sacks, one interception return for a touchdown, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery in senior year… ran the 200-meter dash and placed as a regional and county finalist in the shot put… named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Top 50

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