Came back from a preseason knee injury to play in the final five games of the season • Strong player who will compete for a starting spot.
2014 - Junior Season
Had a solo tackle against San Diego State • Finished with three tackles, including one for loss, and a quarterback hurry in the season opener against Liberty.
2013 - Sophomore Season
Appeared in five 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.
Nicknames are "Shaktus," "Shakinabox," "Shaktastic," "Shakapotomus," "Radio Shak," "Shakie Robinson," and "St. Shaktrick" • Would most like to play professionally for the Jacksonville Jaguars • Dream job is to be a professional singer • His New Year's resolution was to "eat a vegetable at least four times a week" • Would like to one day be a guest on "Ellen" • People say he looks like actor Terry Crews • His older brother, Shareff, played football at UCF • Son of Shareff and Sharon Rashad • Double major in communication studies and exercise and sport science • Born March 17, 1994.