• Sterling Shepard (WR) #87

    Sterling Shepard
    Team:NY Giants
    Ht / Wt:5'10" / 194 lb.
    College:Oklahoma
    Age:22
    Born:February 10, 1994
    Drafted:2016 / Rd. 2 (40)
    Draft Team:NYG
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    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    65 683 8 3 31 0
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    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: March 24, 2017

    Sterling Shepard's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Shepard's current ADP is 9.02, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 2nd pick of the 9th round, and 97th selection overall.

    He was drafted 222 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 75th and a low of 116th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Sterling Shepard:

    Draft #DateFormatShepard's Draft Pick
    4033573 3/24/2017 Standard 107th
    4033572 3/24/2017 Standard 105th
    4033542 3/24/2017 Standard 108th
    4033537 3/24/2017 Standard 103rd
    4033507 3/24/2017 Standard 112th
    4033478 3/24/2017 Standard 86th
    4033471 3/24/2017 Standard 103rd

    Players drafted after Sterling Shepard:

    Denver Defense DEF DEN 9.03
    Danny Woodhead RB BAL 9.03
    Zach Ertz TE PHI 9.04
    Seattle Defense DEF SEA 9.06
    Matthew Stafford QB DET 9.07
    Cameron Brate TE TB 9.08
    Ryan Mathews RB PHI 9.08
    Jordan Matthews WR PHI 9.08
    Corey Coleman WR CLE 9.10
    Jacquizz Rodgers RB CHI 9.11
    Houston Defense DEF HOU 9.12
    Jameis Winston QB TB 9.12
    DeVante Parker WR MIA 10.02
    Philip Rivers QB SD 10.02
    DeAngelo Williams RB PIT 10.03
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    Injury History and Status

    No injury history available for Sterling Shepard.

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    Sterling Shepard Biography

    Last updated: February 8, 2017

    Sterling Shepard just completed his rookie NFL season, and was a starter from the first game. He started along side Odell Beckham, and still managed to get 683 yards receiving and eight touchdowns.  Shepard is from Oklahoma and played at the University of Oklahoma.

    Childhood and High School

    Shepard is the son of former Sooner and NFL player Derrick Shepard.  He was born in 1993, and grew up in Oklahoma City. He attended Heritage Hall High School, where he was a standout receiver. Over his high school career he ran for 1,115 yards and had 2,335 yards receiving, and a total of 38 touchdowns. His senior year was by far his best, and he was selected to play in the Under Armour All American Game. He also participated in track and finished second in the state in the long jump.

    High school highlights

    College career

    Since his father played at OU it was not very surprising that he chose Oklahoma. As a freshman he played in all 13 games and started four. He had 45 receptions for 621 yards and three touchdowns. He started as a sophomore all but one game, and had 51 receptions for 603 yards and seven touchdowns. He had 911 yards and five scores through seven games as a junior before an injury cut the season short.  As a senior had had a highlights filled season with 86 receptions for 1,288 yards and 11 touchdowns.

    NFL Draft

    Shepard was taken with the 40th overall pick, in the second round by the New York Giants.  In may after the draft he signed a four year contract worth $5.94 Million, which includes $3.24 Million guaranteed salary. At the combine he had a 40 time of 4.48, with a 20-yard split of 2.6. His vertical leap was 41 inches, and his broad jump ws 10 foot, three inches at the combine. Shepard is five-foot, 10-inches tall and weights 194 pounds. He was a USA Today All American his senior season.

    College highlights

    2016 NFL Season

    Shepard got off to a good start in the NFL, named a starter before the first game. He had three receptions for 43 yards and caught his first professional touchdown pass in that game.  His most productive game was the second game of the season where ce caught eight passes for 117 yards. Shepard ended the season with 65 receptions for 683 yards and eight touchdowns as he emerged as a promising receiver. Shepard was used mostly on short and intermediate  routes, and he proved to be reliable there. His longest reception of the season was 32 yards. He ran the ball three times for 33 yards. After the season he was named to the Pro Football Writers Association All Rookie Team.  Shepard is known for his quickness and precise route running, which makes him dangerous over the middle.  He had only eight drops in his first NFL season, and was a quality blocker when needed.

    NFL Season Highlights

    Twitter handle: @sterl_shep3

    Personal Life

    Shepard's father, Derrick, played at Oklahoma from 1987 to 1991, and went on to play in the NFL. The elder Shepard passed away when Sterling was six. He had two uncles who also played at Oklahoma, Darrell (80-81), and Woodie (75-79).  Shepard wears the number 3 in honor of his father, who wore that number when he played at Oklahoma.

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    News

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