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42 Shakeel Rashad
Rashad Rashad 806576

2013 – Sophomore Season
Appeared in four games after initially being ruled out for the season with a training camp knee injury • Finished with nine tackles and a sack • Had a season-high three tackles against Duke • Finished with a pair of solo stops in the win at Pitt • Registered his first sack of the year in his first game of the year against Virginia.

2012 – Freshman Season
Appeared in 11 games as a true freshman after enrolling in January • Started the Maryland game at bandit • Registered 18 tackles, including 13 solo stops, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and five quarterback hurries • Also broke up two passes, forced one fumble and had an interception • Had one QB hurry in the season finale against Maryland • Had three tackles and a half sack at Virginia • Assisted on one tackle against Georgia Tech • Missed the NC State game due to suspension • Had one assisted tackle at Duke • Tallied three solo stops and his first career interception in the win at Miami • Had one QB hurry in the win over Virginia Tech • Made two solo tackles and added a hurry in the Idaho win • Had a season-high four solo tackles and his first career sack in the win over East Carolina • Assisted on a tackle against Louisville • Broke up a pass at Wake Forest • Had a strong collegiate debut, finishing with three solo tackles, a forced fumble and a QB hurry in the season opener against Elon.

Episcopal High School
Member of the PrepStar All-America team • Member of the Orlando Sentinel’s Florida Top 100 • A four-star prospect by ESPN.com, which lists him as the No. 35 outside linebacker prospect in the nation • Considered the No. 57 outside linebacker prospect in the country by Scout.com • Member of the Jacksonville Times-Union Super 11 and Super 24 teams • Posted 82 tackles and eight sacks as a junior • Also played basketball and ran track • Holds the school record in the 400 meters • Coached by David Hess. 

His older brother, Shareff, played football at UCF • Son of Shareff and Sharon Rashad • Undecided on his major • Born March 17, 1994.

Position: Bandit
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 230
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
High School: Episcopal
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