Jabaal Sheard
OLB #97
Hollywood Hills, Fla

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TOTAL 61 190 122 68 23 0 12 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 CLE 16 44 25 19 2 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CLE 13 36 19 17 5.5 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2012 CLE 16 55 38 17 7 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 CLE 16 55 40 15 8.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --

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Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Cleveland in the second round (37th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Cleveland in the second round (37th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

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2011: Started all 16 games, one at right end and the last 15 on the left side… Named to the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie team… Posted 55 tackles, a team-best 8.5 sacks, a team-high five forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and two pass breakups… Sack total tied for 12th in the AFC, was second among AFC rookies (Denver LB Von Miller, 11.5) and was third among NFL rookies (San Francisco LB Aldon Smith, 14)… Sack total led all NFL rookie linemen… Tackle total was third among NFL rookie linemen, trailing only teammate Phil Taylor (59) and Houston’s J.J. Watt (56)… Five forced fumbles tied for third in the NFL, along with St. Louis’ Quintin Mikell, trailing only Baltimore’s Terrell Suggs (7) and Detroit’s Cliff Avril (6)… Along with DT Phil Taylor and LG Jason Pinkston was one of three Browns rookies to start all 16 games in 2011… Along with Taylor, it marked the first time that two rookie defensive lineman have started all 16 games for the same team in the same year since 1992, when Tampa Bay’s Santana Dotson and Mark Wheeler did it… Notched first career sack with an eight-yard takedown of Kerry Collins at Indianapolis (9/18)… Recorded a career-best nine tackles, including a strip sack of Joe Flacco vs. Baltimore (12/4)… Recorded first multiple sack game of career after totaling two at Arizona (12/18).

College: Opened 38 of his 47 career games at the University of Pittsburgh (2007-10)… Recorded 142 career tackles, 19.5 sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries… Named consensus first team All-America, all-league first team and selected the Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2010… Recorded 52 tackles, nine sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 12 games while serving as a team captain as a senior… Part of a unit that ranked eighth in the nation in total defense (305.08 ypg) and 17th nationally in run defense (120.00 ypg)… Earned second team All-Big East honors as a junior after starting all 13 games, posting 42 tackles and five sacks… Started all 13 games as a sophomore, finishing with 45 tackles and 5.5 sacks… Appeared in nine contests as a true freshman when he tallied three tackles… Majored in administration of justice.

Personal: Born Jabaal Lamar Sheard and is a native Hollywood, Fla., where he attended Hollywood Hills High School… Also competed in track in the 200M and earned All-Broward County honors in the shot put, placing fourth at the state finals… Was awarded a bravery medal when he helped an elderly woman escape from her burning home in Florida when he was 11 years old… Has a son (Jaiden).