As a Sophomore (2017): Appeared in 10 games as a reserve linebacker and on special teams ... totaled five tackles on the season ... had two tackles against Towson (9/9).
As a Freshman (2016): Appeared in eight games, totaling two tackles ... made collegiate debut against Howard (9/3).
At Collins Hill High School: Rated as a three-star recruit by both ESPN and 247 Sports…despite missing three games in 2015, finished with 97 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and nine pass break-ups...named Most Valueable Linebacker in 2015...all-region performer...coached by Kevin Reach.
Personal: Parents are Jeff and Cindy Shepherd … also played basketball in high school … lists sports heroes as Peyton Manning and Kevin Durant … chose Maryland over Missouri, Kentucky, Iowa, North Carolina, NC State. Wake Forest, Duke, Indiana, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Oklahoma State, Virginia, Virginia Tech … majoring in business.