• Sterling Shepard (WR) #87

    Sterling Shepard
    ADP:Round: 13, Pick: 5
    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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    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    June 25, 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 13.05, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 5th pick of the 13th round, and 148th selection overall.

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

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    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    65 683 8 3 31 0

    Recent drafts with Sterling Shepard:

    Draft #DateFormatShepard's Draft Pick
    4185144 6/25/2017 Standard 154th
    4185142 6/25/2017 Standard 156th
    4185114 6/25/2017 Standard 170th
    4185110 6/25/2017 Standard 148th
    4185105 6/25/2017 Standard 150th
    4185102 6/25/2017 Standard 150th
    4185101 6/25/2017 Standard 145th
    4185074 6/25/2017 Standard 156th
    4185065 6/25/2017 Standard 170th
    4185042 6/25/2017 Standard 151st

    Players drafted after Sterling Shepard:

    Coby Fleener TE NO 13.06
    Josh Doctson WR WAS 13.07
    Carolina Defense DEF CAR 13.09
    Kenny Britt WR LAR 13.09
    Eric Ebron TE DET 13.09
    Matt Bryant PK ATL 13.09
    Duke Johnson RB CLE 13.10
    Blake Bortles QB JAC 13.11
    Ted Ginn Jr WR NO 13.11
    Cameron Brate TE TB 13.11
    Jonathan Williams RB None 13.12
    Zay Jones WR BUF 13.12
    Dan Bailey PK DAL 14.01
    DeAngelo Williams RB PIT 14.01
    Chris Hogan WR NE 14.01
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    Injury History and Status

    No injury history available for Sterling Shepard.

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    Sterling Shepard Biography

    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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