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|Own 1-20 - by Yard Line||5||31||6.2||9||0||1||20||0||0|
|Own 21-50 - by Yard Line||29||288||9.9||26||0||15||51.7||4||0|
|Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line||18||218||12.1||36||1||10||55.6||4||0|
|Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line||5||39||7.8||18||2||3||60||0||0|
|Last Two Minutes of Half||6||41||6.8||17||0||4||66.7||0||0|
Home vs Road
Margin of Victory
|Ahead by 9-16 Points||5||57||11.4||24||0||3||60||1||0|
|Ahead by 1-8 Points||8||101||12.6||24||0||4||50||2||0|
|Behind by 1-8 Points||11||140||12.7||36||1||6||54.5||2||0|
|Behind by 9-16 Points||15||109||7.3||18||1||8||53.3||0||0|
|4th Quarter within 7||4||54||13.5||36||0||1||25||1||0|
|Own 1-20 - by Yard Line||2||42||21||23||0||2|
|Own 21-50 - by Yard Line|
|Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line||3||32||10.7||22||0||1|
|Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line||1||-2||-2||-2||0||0|
|Last Two Minutes of Half|
Home vs Road
Margin of Victory
|Ahead by 9-16 Points||1||23||23||23||0||1|
|Ahead by 1-8 Points|
|Behind by 1-8 Points||1||2||2||2||0||0|
|Behind by 9-16 Points||2||17||8.5||19||0||1|
|4th Quarter within 7|
|Own 1-20 - by Yard Line|
|Own 21-50 - by Yard Line||2||2||0||0||0|
|Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line||0|
|Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line||0|
|Last Two Minutes of Half||1||1||0||0||0|
Home vs Road
Margin of Victory
|Ahead by 9-16 Points||1||1||0||0||0|
|Ahead by 1-8 Points|
|Behind by 1-8 Points||0|
|Behind by 9-16 Points||0|
|4th Quarter within 7|
Originally a 2nd round (40th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2016.
- Originally a 2nd round (40th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2016.
- Shepard has played in 53 regular-season games with 52 starts, and he started the only postseason game in which he played…Career totals include 247 catches for 2,862 yards (11.6-yard avg.), and 17 touchdowns...Also has 16 rushing attempts for 140 yards.
- In 2019, Shepard started all 10 games in which he played…Missed 6 games with a concussion, including 5 in a row from Oct. 10-Nov.10…Played in each of the season's final 6 games…Led the Giants with 57 catches…His 576 receiving yards were 3rd on the team and his 3 touchdown catches tied him with tight ends Evan Engram and Kaden Smith for 3rd.
- Shepard joined Darius Slayton and Golden Tate and Engram as Giants with at least 100 receiving yards in a game. It was the first season in which they had four players do that since 2012, when the 100-yard receivers were Hakeem Nicks, Victor Cruz, Domenik Hixon and Ramses Barden
- Shepard had season-high totals of 9 catches for 111 yards vs. Miami (12/15)…The 9 receptions were 1 shy of his career high (10 vs. New Orleans on Sept. 30, 2018)…He finished with 100 yards on 7 receptions, including a season-long 36-yarder, at Tampa Bay (9/22)…Shepard scored touchdowns at the Buccaneers (7 yards), vs. Green Bay (18 yards on 12/1) and at Washington (23 yards on 12/22).
- Shepard's 57 catches increased his career total to 247, which tied him with Aaron Thomas for 14th on the Giants' career list. They are 19 catches behind No. 13 Mark Bavaro…His 2,862 career yards place him 21st on the franchise list…Shepard's two 100-yard games increased his career total to 8, which tie him with Ike Hilliard and Jeremy Shockey for 10th on the Giants all-time list.
- Shepard's 6 rushing attempts and 72 yards were both career highs…He had the Giants' longest run in 2 consecutive games with 19 yards at Tampa Bay and 23 yards vs. Washington (9/29). He was the first wideout to have the team's longest rush in successive games since Chris Calloway did it 3 games in a row from Nov. 13-27, 1994.
- In 2018, Shepard started all 16 regular-season games for the 2nd time in his first 3 seasons…Finished with career-high totals of 66 receptions (1 more than his rookie total in 2016) and 872 yards, and he scored 4 touchdowns…Added 3 rushing attempts for 33 yards.
- Scored his first touchdown of the season on a 7-yard reception at Houston (9/23)…Caught a season-high 10 passes, for 77 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown, vs. New Orleans (9/30)…Had 5 receptions for a career-high 167 yards at Atlanta (10/22), including a 58-yarder that was the Giants' longest completion of the season. Odell Beckham Jr. added 8 catches for 143 yards. It was the first game in which the Giants had 2 receivers gain at least 100 yards apiece since Dec. 28, 2014, when Beckham finished with 185 yards and a touchdown on 12 catches, and Reuben Randle had 158 yards on 6 receptions…Shepard had receptions of 53 and 58 yards to become the first Giants player with 2 catches of at least 53 yards in a game since Oct. 16, 2016, when Beckham had receptions of 75 and 66 yards vs. Baltimore.
- Shepard caught the game-winning 3-yard touchdown pass with 53 seconds remaining in the 4th quarter at San Francisco (11/12)…Scored on a 3-yard reception at Washington (12/9)…Tallied 6 receptions for 113 yards at Indianapolis (12/23). It was Shepard's 6th career 100-yard game. The Giants are 1-5 in those games…Shepard's 90 first-quarter receiving yards vs. the Colts were the most by a Giants player since Beckham had 98 in the opening period at Tennessee on Dec. 7, 2014.
- In 2017, Shepard played in 11 games with 10 starts…Led the Giants' wide receivers with 59 catches for a team-high 731 yards…Scored 2 touchdowns…Missed 2 games with an ankle injury, 2 with an illness, and the season finale with a neck injury.
- Shepard twice set his career high with 11 receptions and had the Giants' only three 100-yard receiving games of the season…Had 11 catches for a career-high 142 yards at San Francisco (11/12) and 11 receptions for 139 yards vs. Philadelphia (12/17)…Shepard's 11-catch game vs. the 49ers was the first by a Giants player since Odell Beckham, Jr. had 11 at Philadelphia on Dec. 22, 2016. Shepard also caught 7 passes for 133 yards at Philadelphia (9/24). He has 4 career 100-yard games.
- Shepard scored both of his touchdowns on long catch-and-runs vs. Philadelphia: a career-long 77-yard reception in Lincoln Financial Field (9/24), and a 67-yarder in MetLife Stadium (12/17).
- Caught 5 passes for 54 yards at Tampa Bay (10/1), the only game in his career in which he played but did not start.
- As a rookie in 2016, Shepard started all 16 regular-season games and the NFC Wild Card Game…It was the 2nd consecutive season the Giants' 2nd-round draft choice started every game; safety Landon Collins did it in 2015 (defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson made it 3 in a row in 2017)…Shepard was the Giants' first offensive rookie to start every game of his rookie season since Justin Pugh started every game at right tackle in 2013…He was the first rookie wide receiver to start every game for the Giants since Bobby Johnson in 1984, and the first in the NFL since Buffalo's Sammy Watkins in 2014.
- Shepard finished 2nd on the team with 65 catches for 683 yards and 8 touchdowns…Caught at least 2 passes in every game except the victory at Cleveland (11/27), where he did not have a reception…Shepard placed 2nd among NFL rookies in all 3 major statistical categories, trailing only New Orleans' Michael Thomas, who had 92 catches for 1,137 yards and 9 scores.
- Shepard had 1 of the finest seasons by a rookie pass-catcher in Giants history:
MOST RECEPTIONS / GIANTS ROOKIE
Saquon Barkley** 2018 91
Odell Beckham Jr. 2014 91
Jeremy Shockey* 2002 74
Sterling Shepard 2016 65
Evan Engram* 2017 64
Bobby Johnson 1984 48
Hakeem Nicks 2009 47
MOST RECEIVING YARDS / GIANTS ROOKIE
Odell Beckham Jr. 2014 1,305
Jeremy Shockey* 2002 894
Bobby Johnson 1984 795
Hakeem Nicks 2009 790
Evan Engram* 2017 722
Saquon Barkley** 2018 721
Sterling Shepard 2016 683
MOST TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS/ GIANTS ROOKIE
Odell Beckham Jr. 2014 12
Bill Swiacki 1948 10
Sterling Shepard 2016 8
Ken MacAfee 1954 8
Bobby Johnson 1984 7
Hakeem Nicks 2009 6
Evan Engram* 2017 6
- Shepard caught 3 passes for 43 yards, including a 9-yard touchdown, in his NFL debut at Dallas (9/11)…He was the first Giants player to catch a touchdown pass in his first game since Beckham on Oct. 5, 2014.
- Shepard had season-high totals of 8 receptions for 117 yards vs. New Orleans (9/18), and followed with 5 catches for 73 yards and a 23-yard touchdown vs. Washington (9/25)… His 16 receptions are a record for a Giants rookie in his first 3 games. Johnson held the former mark with 15 in 1984.
- Shepard was the first player in Giants history to score a touchdown and have more than 100 receiving yards in a game in his first 3 NFL games, and was the first NFL player to do it since Pittsburgh's Martavis Bryant in 2014.
- Also set the 4-game record when he had 4 receptions for 30 yards at Minnesota (10/3)…His 20 catches through the first 4 games topped Beckham's previous mark of 18.
- In a 27-23 victory vs. Philadelphia (11/6), Shepard caught 3 passes for 50 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown, and rookie free agent Roger Lewis, Jr. had a 30-yard touchdown reception. It was the first time the Giants had 2 rookie wide receivers with touchdown catches in the same game since Oct. 5, 1987 when Lewis Bennett and Reggie McGowan accomplished the feat in a strike replacement game vs. San Francisco. Excluding replacement games, it had last happened on Dec. 12, 1954, when Ken MacAfee and Bob Topp did it at Philadelphia.
- With Victor Cruz sidelined with an ankle injury, the Giants started rookie wide receivers Shepard and Lewis in a Monday night game vs. Cincinnati (11/14)…They were the first pair of rookie wideouts to start for the Giants since Dec. 15, 1984, when Bobby Johnson and Lionel Manuel started the regular-season finale vs. New Orleans. Manuel caught 2 passes for 26 yards, while Johnson had 1 catch for 9 yards.
- Shepard had 4 receptions for 56 yards and a 6-yard touchdown vs. Detroit (12/18), and 7 catches for 61 yards and his 8th score of the season on a 13-yard pass at Philadelphia (12/22)…Had 4 catches for 63 yards in his postseason debut in the NFC Wild Card Game at Green Bay (1/8).
- 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).
- As a senior in 2015, he was a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award, given to the nation's top wide receiver...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…As a junior in 2014, was 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)...In 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…As a freshman in 2012, he 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.
- Served as a Play 60 Ambassador, appearing at Lewis F. Cole Middle School in Fort Lee, N.J. as the Giants and American Heart Association partnered for weekly visits with the students for a month, to get active and play outside…Partnered with Modell's to give students from Harlem Children's Zone a holiday shopping spree…Hosted and spoke with children from Good Grief, a group that helps young children cope with the experience of losing a parent or sibling at a young age, at a training camp practice…Represented American Heart Association and Alzheimer's Association during the NFL's Week 14 My Cause My Cleats initiative…Packed 1,000+ care packages with front office staff, coaches and teammates that were donated to My Sisters' Place, a safe haven for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking…With teammates Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley, started a team during the COVID-19 pandemic to raise money for Robin Hood Foundation which benefits New Yorkers in need.
- Married to model Chanel Iman…They have 2 daughter, Cali Clay and Cassie Snow…Parents are Cheri and the late Derrick Shepard...At Oklahoma, he wore 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…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.