Kelvin Sheppard

Kelvin Sheppard


Sheppard with the Miami Dolphins
No. 91New York Giants
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-01-02) January 2, 1988
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 249 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Stone Mountain (GA) Stephenson
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 68
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Total tackles: 325
Sacks: 3.0
Passes defended: 5
Forced fumbles: 1
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at

Kelvin Anthony Sheppard (born January 2, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). The Buffalo Bills drafted him with the 68th pick in the 3rd round of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at LSU.

Professional career

Sheppard was traded from the Bills to the Indianapolis Colts for Jerry Hughes on April 29, 2013.[2] He signed with the Miami Dolphins on September 8, 2014 to a free agent contract.[3] On April 11, 2016, Sheppard signed with the New York Giants as a free agent after posting a career high 105 tackles with the Miami Dolphins.[4][5]

Personal Life

Sheppard is the first cousin of New York Giants wide receiver, Dwayne Harris.[6]


  1. NFL Draft Scout
  2. Rosenthal, Gregg (2013-04-29). "Indianapolis Colts trade Jerry Hughes to Buffalo Bills". National Football League. Retrieved 2013-04-09..
  3. Kratch, James (April 11, 2016). "Giants sign veteran offensive tackle Byron Stingily". Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  4. Salomone, Dan (April 11, 2016). "Giants sign LB Kelvin Sheppard; 5 things to know". Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  5. "New York Giants news, 4/12: Eli Manning ready to move on, more notes from Day 1". Big Blue View. Retrieved 2016-04-12.

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