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3 things to know about Bills 5th-round pick Khalil Shakir


1 – Productive wideout

A two-time First Team All-Mountain West Conference receiver, Shakir led the Broncos in receiving each of his last two seasons. He was also a team captain. Shakir ranks fifth all-time at Boise State in receptions (208), fourth in receiving yards (2,878), and sixth in career 100-yard receiving games (10).

Shakir averaged 121.5 all-purpose yards during his junior and senior seasons, which was tops in the Mountain West.

2 – Athletic family

One of four siblings, Khalil comes from an athletic family. His older brother, Attiyyah Jr. ran track at Coker University (2015-17). His older sister (Rahni) ran track at Livingstone College (2014). His younger brother (Tyreese) is a rising sophomore defensive back at FCS-level Portland State.

3 – Army brat

Khalil moved a lot as a kid as his father, Attiyah Shakir, was a master sergeant in the Marines. After spending time in Hawaii and Japan, the family moved back to the United States when Shakir was in sixth grade and settled in Southern California.

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