Thunder Re-Sign Sheperd

by Gridiron Media

Tulsa, Ok - The Oklahoma Thunder 2016 National Champions continue to build its arsenal of talented college athletes with its latest acquisition of former OSU wide receiver Brandon Sheperd. Brandon Sheperd was a late round prospect for the NFL draft. Due to Mr. Shepherd's recent release from the Carolina Panthers rookie camp he looks to continue to his football career and get back to some NFL camps as soon as possible.

Career Highs:
Receptions - 8 vs. Iowa State, 10/4/14
Receiving Yards - 156 at Oklahoma, 12/6/14
Long Reception - 87 vs. Missouri State, 9/6/14

Among the most physically gifted of Oklahoma State's offensive skill position players, he has the size, the jumping ability, the speed and strength to beat opposing defenders in a number of ways.

2014 (Junior): Ranked third in the Big 12 and 20th nationally with 18.9 yards per reception ... Produced his finest day to date with seven receptions for 156 yards and two touchdowns to serve as a central figure in OSU's Bedlam Series win over No. 18 Oklahoma in Norman ... His 43-yard touchdown grab with 4:51 remaining against the Sooners made it a one-possession game and enabled the Cowboys to eventually tie the game with less than one minute left and send the contest into overtime, where the Pokes won it ... Also had a big role in OSU's Cactus Bowl win over Washington, catching five passes for 98 yards and a touchdown, and throwing a 22-yard pass to quarterback Mason Rudolph ... Led the Cowboys with 12 plays from scrimmage of 20 yards or more (11 receptions and one rush) ... His 87-yard touchdown catch against Missouri State in week two marked the second-longest reception in OSU history ... Struck for a 57-yard reception at TCU ... Of his 39 receptions, 35 resulted in either a first down or a touchdown (.897 pct. (Read More)