2 - John Sheffield
John Sheffield
Height: 6-2
Weight: 235
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Portland, OR
High School: Lincoln
Position: H-B
Years at Yale: *

2009: First-team All-Ivy and All-ECAC... Ted Blair Award as Yale's Team MVP... 25th in FCS with 6.1 catches per game... Led Elis with 61 grabs for 612 yards... Had two TDs... Career-high nine catches (74 yards) against Brown... Had 105 yards (8 catches) vs. Dartmouth... Consensus Draft Services Pre-Season FCS Honorable Mention All-America... FCS ADA Academic All-America.

2008: Led Bulldogs with 43 catches and was second with two TDs and 359 yards... Started every game as H-back... Career-high nine catches (48 yards) at Brown... Had six grabs vs. Penn.

2007: Started as H-back and TE... Caught 22 balls for 245 yards and a TD... Started season with eight-catch, 115-yard performance at Georgetown.

2006: Played on the JV team.

At Lincoln High School: Two-sport athlete...Two-year letter winner in football...Three-year letter winner in lacrosse...Captained both teams...First-team all-state, first-team all-conference, and team MVP in football...Top 2005 receiver in state high school football...All-American, two-time first-team all-state, two-time first-team all-league in lacrosse...Football team was 24-2 over last two seasons...National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete.

Personal: John Sheffield is the son of Sheri and Bucky (Roy) Sheffield...Majoring in economics...Hobbies include sports and video games...Greens keeper at local golf course...Father was a varsity golfer at Texas Tech...Brother David Sheffield was Brown '06... Timothy Dwight College resident.

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