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Austin Shepherd

Austin Shepherd
Shepherd in the 2015 NFL season.
No. 74 Minnesota Vikings
Position: Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-05-28) May 28, 1992
Place of birth: Suwanee, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 327 lb (148 kg)
Career information
High school: Suwanee (GA) North Gwinnett
College: Alabama
NFL draft: 2015 / Round: 7 / Pick: 228
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Austin Shepherd (born May 28, 1992) is an American football offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama. He was drafted by the Vikings in the seventh round, 228th overall of the 2015 NFL draft.[1]

Contents

  • Early years 1
  • Professional career 2
    • Minnesota Vikings 2.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Early years

Shepherd attended Camden County.[4]

He was ranked by Clemson, South Carolina and UAB.[6] He enrolled in January of 2010 and participated in spring drills for the Crimson Tide.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 315 lb 5.27 s 1.81 s 3.01 s 4.70 s 7.77 s 29 in 7 ft 10 in 17 reps
All values from NFL Combine and Pro Day[7]

Minnesota Vikings

Shepherd was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the 228th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was signed to a four-year, $2,349,694 deal with a $69,694 signing bonus that's all guaranteed.

References

  1. ^ "Minnesota Vikings Select Alabama OL Austin Shepherd".  
  2. ^ "Lowndes claims state title, 34–6". Valdosta Daily Times. December 16, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Newnan Defense Keys Win Over North Gwinnett In Rematch". Times-Herald. December 6, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Camden County 35, North Gwinnett 0". Gwinnett Daily Post. November 27, 2009. 
  5. ^ http://www.rolltide.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/austin_shepherd_644745.html
  6. ^ http://sports.yahoo.com/usf/football/recruiting/player-Austin-Shepherd-84645
  7. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=112236&draftyear=2015&genpos=OT

External links

  • Austin Shepherd on Twitter
  • Minnesota Vikings bio
  • Alabama Crimson Tide bio
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