2018 – Suffered a season-ending injury in preseason camp. 2017 – Appeared in three of UVA’s 13 games … made collegiate debut at Boise State … also saw time at North Carolina and against Boston College. 2016 – Did not appear in any games. 2015 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played outside linebacker and fullback at Gulliver Prep High School for head coach Earl Sims, a three-year letterwinner Virginia as a linebacker … rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … Florida High School Athletic Association second-team all-state at linebacker … Miami Herald AP Class 4A second-team all-state team at linebacker … played for the East team in the 2015 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, Calif. … finished high school career with 388 career tackles … forced 10 career fumbles … tallied 90 tackles and one interception as a junior in 2013 … posted 55 tackles and five sacks for loss mainly as a defensive end in 2012 … also played basketball at Gulliver Prep … son of David and Elveta Sheppard … has two older brothers, David and Demetrius.