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Kendall Sheffield

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Experience: 4 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 27

Weight: 212 lbs

College: Ohio State

Biography

PRO: The Titans signed Kendall Sheffield to the team's practice squad to bring experience and depth to the defensive backfield and the special teams unit. The 5-foot-10-inch, 212-pounder was originally drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round (111th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Ohio State product also played in three games with the San Francisco 49ers earlier this season.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 
•    As a rookie in 2019, Sheffield started 11 games for the Atlanta Falcons, recording 46 tackles, three passes defensed and a forced fumble.

TITANS TIDBITS: 
•    Sheffield broke a 23-year Ohio State school record and the French Field House indoor record in the 60-meter dash in February of 2018 with a time of 6.663.
•     Sheffield was selected as the fastest player in college football by NFL.com in the summer of 2018.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: 
•    The Missouri City, Texas native was originally selected in the fourth round (111th overall) by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2019 NFL Draft.
•    Waived by the Atlanta Falcons on May 13, 2022.
•    Claimed off waivers by the Houston Texans on May 16, 2022. 
•    Released by the Texans on Oct. 11 2022. 
•    Signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad on October 25, 2022. 
•    Released by the Cowboys on Jan. 30, 2023.
•    Signed by the Texans as a free agent on March 3, 2023.
•    Released by the Texans on Aug. 13, 2023. 
•    Signed by the San Francisco 49ers to their practice squad on Sept. 27, 2023. 
•    Activated from the 49ers practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Sept. 30, 2023.
•    Activated from the 49ers practice squad standard elevation on Oct. 7, 2023. 
•    Activated from the 49ers practice squad standard elevation on Oct. 28, 2023 
•      Released by the 49ers on October 31, 2023. 
•    Signed by the Titans to their practice squad on Dec. 26, 2023.

COLLEGE: 
•    Played his final two seasons at Ohio State (2018-19) after transferring from Blinn College. Recorded 75 tackles, four tackles for loss, 19 passes defensed, two interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.  Played on back-to-back Big Ten Championship teams and started 17 of 28 total games played, being named honorable mention All-Big Ten Conference his second season. 
•    As a junior (2018), started all 14 games and recorded 35 tackles, two tackles for loss, 10 passes defensed, two interceptions, and a forced fumble. 
•    As a sophomore (2018), saw action in all 14 games, starting three, and finished with 40 tackles, two tackles for loss, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and nine passes defensed, ranking second on the team to Denzel Ward.  
•    As a freshman at Blinn (2016), recorded 31 tackles, 11 pass break-ups and two interceptions. Also returned kicks and scored touchdowns on both punt and kickoff returns. Was rated the no. 1 cornerback and no. 4 overall prospect coming out of junior college by ESPN. 
•     Transferred to Blinn after redshirting his freshman season at the University of Alabama.

PERSONAL: 
•    Attended Thurgood Marshall (Missouri City, Texas) High School and was an Under Armour All-American, a first-team All-USA selection by USA Today and a first-team Associated Press Texas 5A all-state selection in 2014.
•    Was rated the No. 2 cornerback by Scout and No. 3 by ESPN. Ranked as high as the No. 9 overall prospect by Scout and No. 12 on the ESPN 300.
•    Also particpated in track and field and won the Texas state 5A 110-meter championship in 2014 and 2015. Won the 300-meter hurdles championship in 2014. 
•     Son of Sheila and Cecil Sheffield
•     Born Kendall Sheffield on May 30, 1996 in Missouri City, Texas.

Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
4 Cardinals W 35 - 16 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
5 Cowboys W 42 - 10
8 Bengals L 17 - 31 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Texans L 3 - 26
18 Jaguars W 28 - 20

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2019 Atlanta Falcons 16 11 33 13 46 30 0 0 3 1
2020 Atlanta Falcons 13 9 37 14 51 37 0 0 3 1
2021 Atlanta Falcons 9 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 0
2023 San Francisco 49ers 3 0 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 0
2023 Tennessee Titans 2 0
TOTAL 43 20 76 29 105 72 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

2023 SEASON

  • Solo
    3
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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