• • • Declared Underclassmen • • • 2015 Senior Bowl Preview • • • • • • NFL Games: • • • Houston 0 New England 27 (FINAL) • • • Arizona at Buffalo (1:00 PM ET) • • • Oakland at Tennessee (1:00 PM ET) • • • Cleveland at Miami (1:00 PM ET) • • • Baltimore at Jacksonville (1:00 PM ET) • • • Detroit at Green Bay (1:00 PM ET) • • • Denver at Cincinnati (1:00 PM ET) • • • Minnesota at Carolina (1:00 PM ET) • • • Washington at NY Giants (1:00 PM ET) • • • Los Angeles at Tampa Bay (4:05 PM ET) • • • San Francisco at Seattle (4:05 PM ET) • • • NY Jets at Kansas City (4:25 PM ET) • • • San Diego at Indianapolis (4:25 PM ET) • • • Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (4:25 PM ET) • • • Chicago at Dallas (8:30 PM ET) • • • Atlanta at New Orleans (8:30 PM ET) • • • • • • • • • NCAA Games: • • • Clemson 26 Georgia Tech 7 (FINAL) • • • Wyoming 24 Eastern Michigan 27 (FINAL) • • • TCU 33 SMU 3 (FINAL) • • • USC 27 Utah 31 (FINAL) • • • Kent State 0 Alabama 48 (FINAL) • • • Wisconsin 30 Michigan State 6 (FINAL) • • • Georgia 14 Ole Miss 45 (FINAL) • • • Florida State 55 South Florida 35 (FINAL) • • • Nevada 14 Purdue 24 (FINAL) • • • San Jos? State 10 Iowa State 44 (FINAL) • • • Charlotte 20 Temple 48 (FINAL) • • • Iowa 14 Rutgers 7 (FINAL) • • • Colorado State 24 Minnesota 31 (FINAL) • • • East Carolina 17 Virginia Tech 54 (FINAL) • • • Central Michigan 35 Virginia 49 (FINAL) • • • Syracuse 31 Connecticut 24 (FINAL) • • • Wagner 10 Boston College 42 (FINAL) • • • Gardner-Webb 21 Ohio 37 (FINAL) • • • Penn State 10 Michigan 49 (FINAL) • • • Florida 28 Tennessee 38 (FINAL) • • • Miami (OH) 20 Cincinnati 27 (FINAL) • • • Western Illinois 28 Northern Illinois 23 (FINAL) • • • Appalachian State 45 Akron 38 (FINAL) • • • Boise State 38 Oregon State 24 (FINAL) • • • BYU 32 West Virginia 35 (FINAL) • • • Duke 38 Notre Dame 35 (FINAL) • • • Mississippi State 47 Massachusetts 35 (FINAL) • • • Pittsburgh 36 North Carolina 37 (FINAL) • • • Texas San Antonio 19 Old Dominion 33 (FINAL) • • • Wake Forest 33 Indiana 28 (FINAL) • • • Delaware State 0 Missouri 79 (FINAL) • • • Vanderbilt 31 Western Kentucky 30 (FINAL - OT) • • • Tulsa 48 Fresno State 41 (FINAL - 2ND OT) • • • Colorado 41 Oregon 38 (FINAL) • • • LSU 13 Auburn 18 (FINAL) • • • Ball State 31 Florida Atlantic 27 (FINAL) • • • North Texas 42 Rice 35 (FINAL - 2ND OT) • • • Houston 64 Texas State 3 (FINAL) • • • Central Arkansas 28 Arkansas State 23 (FINAL) • • • New Mexico State 6 Troy 52 (FINAL) • • • Nicholls 40 South Alabama 41 (FINAL - OT) • • • Georgia Southern 31 Western Michigan 49 (FINAL) • • • UCF 53 Florida Intl 14 (FINAL) • • • Louisiana Tech 34 Middle Tennessee 38 (FINAL) • • • Army 20 Buffalo 23 (FINAL - OT) • • • Missouri State 0 Kansas State 35 (FINAL) • • • Oklahoma State 24 Baylor 35 (FINAL) • • • Nebraska 24 Northwestern 13 (FINAL) • • • South Carolina 10 Kentucky 17 (FINAL) • • • Louisville 59 Marshall 28 (FINAL) • • • Stanford 22 UCLA 13 (FINAL) • • • Bowling Green 3 Memphis 77 (FINAL) • • • Louisiana Lafayette 39 Tulane 41 (FINAL - 4TH OT) • • • Southern Mississippi 34 UTEP 7 (FINAL) • • • Arkansas 24 Texas A&M 45 (FINAL) • • • Idaho 33 UNLV 30 (FINAL - OT) • • • California 41 Arizona State 51 (FINAL) • • • Air Force 27 Utah State 20 (FINAL) • • • Washington 35 Arizona 28 (FINAL - OT) • • • • • •
Kelvin Sheppard

Kelvin Sheppard
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Inside Linebacker

LSU


College Position: Inside Linebacker
School: LSU
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-3
Weight: 240
Birthdate: 01-02-1988
Draft Projection: Fourth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Inside Linebacker (6)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Buffalo Bills in Round 3 with the #4 pick.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Athletic inside linebacker prospect
  • Versatile - experience inside and outside (may project best to weak side)
  • Has the speed to make plays sideline to sideline
  • Good lateral agility allows him to make plays down the line
  • Moves well in space and looks fluid in coverage
  • Diagnoses plays
  • Times blitzes well and makes plays in the backfield
  • Productive and around the football - over 100 tackles in 2009 and 2010
  • Good size
  • Leader of one of the best defenses in the country - makes defensive calls
  • Experienced - 3 year starter
  

Weaknesses

  • Lacks the build and physical style to play inside in a 3-4
  • Is not a big hitter
  • Tends to let the action come to him rather than anticipate and react
  • Struggles to seal the edge
  • Not overly physical

News

2011 NFL Draft Recap: AFC East Grades - May 10 (Fran Duffy)
Chris Maier's 2011 NFL Draft Winners and Losers - May 3 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Inside Linebacker - Apr 22 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Scouting Combine: Defensive Tackle, Defensive End and Linebacker Recap - Feb 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Winners and Losers and Game Evaluation (Doug Lancy) - Jan 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 3 (Jan 1 - 9) - Dec 31 (Doug Lancy)

Mock Draft Results

Live Interactive Draft Coverage Pick Analysis

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