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#53 - Prince Shembo

INSIDE LINEBACKER
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 254
College: Notre Dame
Exp: rookie

Player Information

He was born on December 24, 1991 and attended Ardrey Kell High in Charlotte, NC. As a freshman, he appeared in 13 games and made 15 tackles, 5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and 1 forced fumble. As a sophomore, he started 8 of 12 games at outside linebacker, with 31 tackles, 3.5 for loss and 2 sacks. As a junior, he started all 13 games at outside linebacker and finished with 51 tackles, 10.5 for loss, 7.5 sacks, 1 pass breakup and 1 fumble recovery. As a senior, he started 13 games at outside linebacker, finishing with 48 tackles, 5.5 for loss, 5.5 sacks and 1 forced fumble. He earned FBS All-Independent honorable mention honors as a senior. He was selected by Atlanta Falcons in fourth round (139th overall) in 2014 NFL Draft.

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Transactions

Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 19, 2014.

Contract details

He signed a four-year deal worth $2,520,584 including a $300,584 signing bonus. His base salaries are: $420,000 (2014); $510,000 (2015); $600,000 (2016); and $690,000 (2017). His cap hits are: $495,146 (2014); $585,146 (2015); $675,146 (2016); and $765,146 (2017).


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