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Malcolm Sheppard

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Position:  Defensive tackle
Roster status:  League suspension
40 yard dash time  5.11 seconds
Place of birth:  Augusta, Georgia
Name  Malcolm Sheppard
Weight  127 kg
College:  Arkansas
Role  American football player
Education  Bainbridge High School
Undrafted:  2010
Height  1.88 m

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Date of birth:  (1988-02-13) February 13, 1988 (age 27)
Parents  Ricky Sheppard, Evelyn Sheppard
Siblings  Ricky Sheppard Jr., Zenard Sheppard

Malcolm sheppard houston texan

Malcolm Sheppard (born February 13, 1988) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Arkansas.


Sheppard also played for the Tennessee Titans.

Early years

Sheppard attended Bainbridge High School in Bainbridge, Georgia.

College career

Sheppard started the first four games at defensive tackle in 2007 for the Arkansas Razorbacks, but started for the last eight games of the season at his normal position of defensive end. He made 42 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and 10.5 tackles-for-loss in 2007. He moved from defensive end to defensive tackle in the 2008 offseason. Sheppard was named Razorbacks defensive player of the year in 2008 after he made 7.5 sacks, the most by a defensive lineman in the Southeastern Conference. He earned second-team preseason All-SEC honors following the 2008 season. In 2009, head coach Bobby Petrino named Sheppard a team captain.

Houston Texans

Sheppard was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent following the 2010 NFL Draft on May 7, 2010. He was waived during final cuts on September 3, but was re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 5. He was promoted to the active roster on October 25 to play in the week 8 game against the Indianapolis Colts, but was inactive for the following four weeks before he was waived on November 30. He was re-signed to the team's practice squad on December 7.

Tennessee Titans

Sheppard was signed off the Texans' practice squad by the Tennessee Titans on December 14, 2010.

San Jose SaberCats

Sheppard signed with the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League on May 28, 2013.

Personal life

Sheppard nearly lost his left eye when he was seven years old after his brother, Zenard, accidentally shot him with a wooden arrow. He now sees out of his right eye only due to the blurriness of the left.


Malcolm Sheppard Wikipedia

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