Sterling Shepard
WR #87
Height:
5-10
Weight:
194
Age:
24
College:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
Oklahoma City, OK
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
65
YDS
683
AVG
10.5
TDS
8

Biography

CAREER NOTES:

-          In 4 seasons at Oklahoma, Shepard played in 50 games with 41 starts…Started all 37 games in his final 3 seasons… Career totals included 233 receptions for 3,482 yards (14.9-yard avg.) and 26 touchdowns, with a long catch of 75 yards…Also returned 30 punts for a 7.3 yard average with a long runback of 27 yards…His career receptions (233) and receiving yards (3,482) each rank 2nd in Oklahoma history...Ranks 3rd in school history in career touchdown receptions (26) and 100-yard receiving games (12)…Ranks 3rd in OU history in single-season receptions (86 as a senior)…Shares the school  record for single-game receptions (15 vs. Kansas State as a junior)

CAREER NOTES:

-          In 4 seasons at Oklahoma, Shepard played in 50 games with 41 starts…Started all 37 games in his final 3 seasons… Career totals included 233 receptions for 3,482 yards (14.9-yard avg.) and 26 touchdowns, with a long catch of 75 yards…Also returned 30 punts for a 7.3 yard average with a long runback of 27 yards…His career receptions (233) and receiving yards (3,482) each rank 2nd in Oklahoma history...Ranks 3rd in school history in career touchdown receptions (26) and 100-yard receiving games (12)…Ranks 3rd in OU history in single-season receptions (86 as a senior)…Shares the school  record for single-game receptions (15 vs. Kansas State as a junior)…

 

2015:

-          Semifinalist for Biletnikoff Award...Named to All-Big 12 first team by the league’s coaches, and 2nd team by AP...Started all 13 games at receiver and also served as team’s primary punt returner...Caught a career-high 86 passes for 1,288 yards (15.0-yard avg.) and 11 touchdowns, with a long catch of 74 yards…Also returned 30 punts for 148 yards, a 7.9-yard average, with a long of 27 yards…Ranked 3rd in the Big 12 with 6.6 receptions and 99.1 receiving yards per game...Led team with 7 receptions for 87 yards in Orange Bowl against Clemson (12/31) and with 10 catches for 87 yards and a touchdown at Oklahoma State (11/28)...Totaled 111 receiving yards and a touchdown on 8 catches vs. TCU (11/21)...Caught season-high 14 passes for 177 yards and 2 touchdowns at Baylor (11/14)…Had 4 receptions for 94 yards, including a season-long 74-yard touchdown catch, vs. Iowa State (11/7)...Set season highs in receptions (11) and receiving yards (183) with a touchdown, and had 3 punt returns for 13 yards at Kansas (10/31)…Caught 2 passes for 50 yards vs. Texas Tech (10/24)...Tied his career high with 2 touchdown receptions, and finished with 83 yards on 4 catches at Kansas State (10/17)...Led team with 95 receiving yards, including a 50-yarder, on 6 catches vs. Texas (10/10)...Caught 2 passes for 35 yards and a touchdown, and returned 2 punts for 36 yards, including a career-long 27-yard return, vs. West Virginia (10/3)…Finished with 8 catches for 144 yards ,and returned one punt for 18 yards vs. Tulsa (9/19)...Recorded 7 receptions for 74 yards and 2 touchdowns, and returned 4 punts for 40 yards at Tennessee (9/12)...Caught 3 passes for 68 yards, and returned 4vpunts for 32 yards vs. Akron (9/5).

 

2014:

-          Named to All-Big 12 first team by league’s coaches and All-Big 12 2nd team by AP…Semifinalist for Biletnikoff Award...Started all 12 games and finished season with 51 receptions for 970 yards and 5 touchdowns, with a long catch of 75 yards…Also returned 11 punts for 73 yards (6.6-yard avg.)…Tied school record with 15 receptions and tallied 197 receiving yards and a touchdown vs. Kansas State (10/18)...Caught 4 passes for 63 yards and a touchdown, rushed 3 times for 25 yards, and returned 3 punts for 23 yards vs. Texas (10/11)...Set a career high with 215 receiving yards, including a career-long 75-yard grab, and a touchdown on 7 catches at TCU (10/4)...Registered 101 yards on 6 catches, and returned 1 punt for five yards at West Virginia (9/20)...Topped 100 receiving yards for the 2nd straight game with 109 yards on 5 catches vs. Tennessee (9/13)...Had 8 receptions, including a touchdown, with 177 receiving yards and returned…Caught 4 passes for 49 yards and a touchdown, and returned 2 punts for 35 yards vs. Louisiana Tech (8/30).

 

2013:

-          Started all 12 games in which he played…Did not play vs. Iowa State (11/16) due to injury...Concluded the season with 51 catches for 603 yards and 7 touchdowns with a long reception of 57 yards…Scored the first rushing touchdown of his career, finishing with 3 carries for 14 yards, and tied for the team lead with 7 catches for 63 yards and another score in the Sugar Bowl vs. Alabama (1/2)...Led team with 7 catches for 112 yards at Oklahoma State (12/7)...Recorded 5 receptions for 83 yards, including a 54-yard touchdown, at Notre Dame (9/28)...Had a season-high 8 catches for 123 yards and 2 touchdowns vs. Tulsa (9/14).

 

2012:

-          Played in all 13 games with 4 starts...His 621 receiving yards were the 3rd-highest total by an Oklahoma freshman, while his 45 receptions ranked 4th all-time among the school’s freshmen...Had his first 3 career catches for 48 yards vs. Florida A&M (9/8)…Made first career start and caught 7 passes for 108 yards, and first career touchdown vs. Kansas State (9/22)...Recorded a season-long 52-yard reception at West Virginia (11/17).

 

High School:

-          Rushed for 1,115 yards and caught 133 passes for 2,335 yards and 38 touchdowns in his career at Heritage Hall High School…Finished with 5,148 career all-purpose yards…As a senior, carried the ball 28 times for 303 yards and 8 touchdowns, and caught 73 passes for 1,243 yards and 17 touchdowns…Selected to the Under Armour All-American Game.

 

Personal:

-          Parents are Cheri and the late Derrick Shepard...At Oklahoma, he were the same jersey number (3) as his late father, who lettered at OU as wide receiver from 1983-86...Graduated with degree in Arts & Sciences Planned Program...Named to Academic All-Big 12 first team as a senior.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 65 683 10.5 32 8 3 31 10.3 22 0 0 0
2016 NYG 16 16 65 683 10.5 32T 8 3 31 10.3 22 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @DAL W 20-19 3 43 14.3 20 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 NO W 16-13 8 117 14.6 32 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 WAS L 27-29 5 73 14.6 23 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @MIN L 10-24 4 30 7.5 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @GB L 16-23 2 14 7 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 BAL W 27-23 4 25 6.3 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @LA W 17-10 5 32 6.4 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 PHI W 28-23 3 50 16.7 32 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 CIN W 21-20 5 42 8.4 13 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 CHI W 22-16 5 50 10 15 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @CLE W 27-13 -- -- -- -- -- 1 22 22 22 0 -- --
13 @PIT L 14-24 4 21 5.3 10 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 DAL W 10-7 3 39 13 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 DET W 17-6 4 56 14 23 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @PHI L 19-24 7 61 8.7 13 1 1 2 2 2 0 -- --
17 @WAS W 19-10 3 30 10 14 0 1 7 7 7 0 -- --

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