Players

Kelvin Sheppard
ILB #55
Height:
6-2
Weight:
252
College:
LSU
Hometown:
Stone Mountain, GA
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 52 201 125 76 3 1 3 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 MIA 5 5 3 2 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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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Waived by the Colts on August 30, 2014.
  • Acquired by the Colts in a trade with the Buffalo Bills in exchange for linebacker Jerry Hughes on April 29, 2013.
  • Originally selected by the Bills in the fourth round (68th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Was a three-year starter at linebacker, playing in 53 games (30 starts) for the LSU Tigers.
  • Finished his collegiate career ranked ninth in school history with 311 tackles.
  • Posted back-to-back 100-plus tackle campaigns in both his junior and senior years.
  • As a senior in 2010, earned All-SEC first-team honors.
  • Started all 13 games and led the Tigers for a second-straight year with an SEC third-best 116 tackles (46 solo). Also added 11.0 tackles for a loss, 4.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and a pair of fumble recoveries.
  • Was a member of a defense that ranked among the top 12 in the nation in pass defense (10th, 169.8 yards per game), scoring defense (11th, 18.2 points per game) and total defense (12th, 307.2 yards per game).
  • Registered double-digit tackles in six games.
  • As a junior in 2009, started 12-of-13 games and led the team and ranked fourth in the SEC with 110 tackles. Also recorded 8.5 tackles for a loss, 1.0 sack and one interception.
  • As a sophomore in 2008, made five starts in 13 games, finishing second on the team with 64 tackles to go along with 4.5 tackles for loss, a half of a sack, two passes defensed and a forced fumble.
  • Set a career-high with 17 tackles against Ole Miss.
  • As a redshirt freshman in 2007, saw action in all 14 games, amassing 21 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, a pair of forced fumbles and a pass defensed.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Ga.
  • As a senior, helped lead his team to a 12-2 record as he posted 102 tackles, 10.0 sacks, one interception return for a touchdown, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
  • 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.
  • Majored in general studies at LSU.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Waived by the Colts on August 30, 2014.
  • Acquired by the Colts in a trade with the Buffalo Bills in exchange for linebacker Jerry Hughes on April 29, 2013.
  • Originally selected by the Bills in the fourth round (68th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Was a three-year starter at linebacker, playing in 53 games (30 starts) for the LSU Tigers.
  • Finished his collegiate career ranked ninth in school history with 311 tackles.
  • Posted back-to-back 100-plus tackle campaigns in both his junior and senior years.
  • As a senior in 2010, earned All-SEC first-team honors.
  • Started all 13 games and led the Tigers for a second-straight year with an SEC third-best 116 tackles (46 solo). Also added 11.0 tackles for a loss, 4.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and a pair of fumble recoveries.
  • Was a member of a defense that ranked among the top 12 in the nation in pass defense (10th, 169.8 yards per game), scoring defense (11th, 18.2 points per game) and total defense (12th, 307.2 yards per game).
  • Registered double-digit tackles in six games.
  • As a junior in 2009, started 12-of-13 games and led the team and ranked fourth in the SEC with 110 tackles. Also recorded 8.5 tackles for a loss, 1.0 sack and one interception.
  • As a sophomore in 2008, made five starts in 13 games, finishing second on the team with 64 tackles to go along with 4.5 tackles for loss, a half of a sack, two passes defensed and a forced fumble.
  • Set a career-high with 17 tackles against Ole Miss.
  • As a redshirt freshman in 2007, saw action in all 14 games, amassing 21 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, a pair of forced fumbles and a pass defensed.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Ga.
  • As a senior, helped lead his team to a 12-2 record as he posted 102 tackles, 10.0 sacks, one interception return for a touchdown, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
  • 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.
  • Majored in general studies at LSU.