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Connor Shaw
QB #9
Height:
6-1
Weight:
210
Age:
24
College:
South Carolina
Hometown:
Clayton, GA
Experience:
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 14 28 177 6.3 0 1 4 27 55.2 7 9 1.3 0 1 1
2014 CLE 1 1 14 28 177 6.3 0 1 4 27 55.2 7 9 1.3 0 1 1

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally signed by Cleveland as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2014…Waived by the Browns on Aug. 30, 2014…Added to the Browns’ practice squad on Sept. 1, 2014…Elevated to the Browns’ active roster on Dec. 27, 2014.

Seasonal Reviews:

2014: Spent the first 16 weeks of the season on the Browns’ practice squad…Started Week 17 at Baltimore (12/28) and completed 14 of 28 passes for 177 yards with one INT for 55.2 rating...Led 80-yard TD drive in second quarter.

College: Finished his career at South Carolina as the winningest quarterback in school history with a 27-5 (.844) career record as a starter, including a perfect 17-0 record at home…Completed 480 of 733 passes (65.5 percent) for 6,074 yards with 56 TDs and 16 interceptions in 43 games played…Finished with 1,683 career rushing yards and 17 TDs…Received SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors five times during his career…Named a team captain in 2013…Ranked 10th in the country in passing efficiency as a senior…Completed 180 passes of 284 attempts for 2,447 yards, 23 TDs and one interception in 2013, while rushing for a career-high 558 yards…Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week for his late-game performance in an overtime win at Missouri (Oct. 26), when he did not start due to injury but came out in the second half to help South Carolina overcome a 17-0 deficit in the fourth quarter with 201 passing yards and three TDs…As a junior, finished with a school-record 67.5 completion percentage, completing 154 of 228 passes for 1,956 yards and 17 TDs…Ranked third in the SEC and 10th in the country in pass efficiency (158.1)…Amassed 14 TD passes as a sophomore, completing 123 of 188 attempts…Played in nine games his freshman year, passing for 223…Graduated with a degree in sport and entertainment management.

Personal: Given name is Connor McClure Shaw…Born in Gainesville, Ga…Father, Lee, played wide receiver at West Carolina, while his mother, Dawn, played basketball at North Georgia…Brother, “Jaybo”, played quarterback at Georgia Southern and is currently the wide receivers coach at Western Carolina…Sister, Anna Kate, played tennis at Georgia Southwestern…Married, Molly, who he met in high school with one daughter, Mila…High School: Graduated from Flowery Branch High School in Flowery Branch, Ga., where his father was the head football coach…Passed for 3,100 yards and 30 TDs as a senior, while adding 800 rushing yards and 17 rushing TDs…Played wide receiver as a sophomore, totaling 1,200 receiving yards and 15 TDs…Also played basketball in high school…Community Involvement: Active with Children’s Chance, a South Carolina non-profit organization that assists families dealing with pediatric cancer…Hosted several MVP football camps in Greenville S.C., Columbia S.C. and Charleston, S.C…Hobbies/Interests: Cites Braveheart as his favorite movie…Enjoys alternative music, and lists Dave Matthews Band as his favorite group.

Career Transactions: Originally signed by Cleveland as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2014…Waived by the Browns on Aug. 30, 2014…Added to the Browns’ practice squad on Sept. 1, 2014…Elevated to the Browns’ active roster on Dec. 27, 2014.

Seasonal Reviews:

2014: Spent the first 16 weeks of the season on the Browns’ practice squad…Started Week 17 at Baltimore (12/28) and completed 14 of 28 passes for 177 yards with one INT for 55.2 rating...Led 80-yard TD drive in second quarter.

College: Finished his career at South Carolina as the winningest quarterback in school history with a 27-5 (.844) career record as a starter, including a perfect 17-0 record at home…Completed 480 of 733 passes (65.5 percent) for 6,074 yards with 56 TDs and 16 interceptions in 43 games played…Finished with 1,683 career rushing yards and 17 TDs…Received SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors five times during his career…Named a team captain in 2013…Ranked 10th in the country in passing efficiency as a senior…Completed 180 passes of 284 attempts for 2,447 yards, 23 TDs and one interception in 2013, while rushing for a career-high 558 yards…Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week for his late-game performance in an overtime win at Missouri (Oct. 26), when he did not start due to injury but came out in the second half to help South Carolina overcome a 17-0 deficit in the fourth quarter with 201 passing yards and three TDs…As a junior, finished with a school-record 67.5 completion percentage, completing 154 of 228 passes for 1,956 yards and 17 TDs…Ranked third in the SEC and 10th in the country in pass efficiency (158.1)…Amassed 14 TD passes as a sophomore, completing 123 of 188 attempts…Played in nine games his freshman year, passing for 223…Graduated with a degree in sport and entertainment management.

Personal: Given name is Connor McClure Shaw…Born in Gainesville, Ga…Father, Lee, played wide receiver at West Carolina, while his mother, Dawn, played basketball at North Georgia…Brother, “Jaybo”, played quarterback at Georgia Southern and is currently the wide receivers coach at Western Carolina…Sister, Anna Kate, played tennis at Georgia Southwestern…Married, Molly, who he met in high school with one daughter, Mila…High School: Graduated from Flowery Branch High School in Flowery Branch, Ga., where his father was the head football coach…Passed for 3,100 yards and 30 TDs as a senior, while adding 800 rushing yards and 17 rushing TDs…Played wide receiver as a sophomore, totaling 1,200 receiving yards and 15 TDs…Also played basketball in high school…Community Involvement: Active with Children’s Chance, a South Carolina non-profit organization that assists families dealing with pediatric cancer…Hosted several MVP football camps in Greenville S.C., Columbia S.C. and Charleston, S.C…Hobbies/Interests: Cites Braveheart as his favorite movie…Enjoys alternative music, and lists Dave Matthews Band as his favorite group.

 

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