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Shakeel Rashad
ILB #42
North Carolina

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 5, 2016...Waived by the Texans on Sept. 3, 2016...Signed to the Texans practice squad on Sept. 4, 2016.

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 5, 2016...Waived by the Texans on Sept. 3, 2016...Signed to the Texans practice squad on Sept. 4, 2016.

2016 (Houston 0/0, 0/0):
Spent the entire season on the Texans practice squad

Played in 43 games at UNC and made 16 career starts, including all 14 games as a senior
2015 All-ACC Third Team (ACSMA and coaches)
2015 AFCA Good Works Team Candidate
2015 Wuerffel Trophy Nominee

Started all 14 games and finished second on the team with 126 tackles in his first full season as a linebacker
Led the team with 8.5 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles
Closed the season with the best sustained play of his career, totaling 56 tackles over his last four games
In his final game as a Tar Heel, had a career-high 16 tackles against No. 17 Baylor
Had 12 tackles (seven solo) and a tackle for loss in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson
Finished with 13 tackles (seven solo), assisted on a sack and broke up a pass in the win at NC State
Recorded 15 tackles (eight solo) and added two tackles for loss and his first sack of the year in the Coastal Division-clinching win at Virginia Tech
Tied for the team high with eight tackles (seven solo) in the Senior Day win over Miami
Matched a career-high with 10 tackles and grabbed his second interception of the year in the win over Virginia
Finished with a career-high 10 tackles and an 8-yard tackle for loss in the Delaware win
Earned ACC Linebacker of the Week honors for his play in the win over NC A&T when he finished with two tackles, including a 10-yard tackle for loss, a forced fumble, and pass breakup and his first career interception
Earned the starting will linebacker spot after appearing as the bandit in 2014

Appeared in all 13 games at the bandit position and started two, finishing the regular season with 18 tackles (11 solo), 2.5 tackles for loss, five quarterback hurries and a fumble recovery
Recovered a fumble in the waning moments of the Pitt game to clinch the victory
Finished with a season-high three solo tackles and a TFL against Virginia Tech
Also had three tackles, including a TFL, and a QB hurry in the season opener against Liberty

Appeared in five games after initially being ruled out for the season with a training camp knee injury
Finished with nine tackles and a sack
Had a season-high three tackles against Duke
Registered his first sack of the year in his first game of the year against Virginia
Appeared in 11 games as a true freshman after enrolling in January
Started the Maryland game as bandit
Registered 18 tackles, including 13 solo stops, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and five quarterback hurries. Also broke up two passes, forced one fumble and had an intercep- tion
Missed the NC State game due to suspension
Tallied three solo stops and his first career interception in the win at Miami
Had a season-high four solo tackles and his first career sack in the win over East Carolina
Had a strong collegiate debut, finishing with three solo tackles, a forced fumble and a QB hurry in the season opener against Elon

Member of the PrepStar All-America team
Member of the Orlando Sentinel’s Florida Top 100
A four-star prospect by ESPN.com, which lists him as the No. 35 outside linebacker prospect in the nation
Considered the No. 57 outside linebacker prospect in the country by Scout.com
Member of the Jacksonville Times-Union Super 11 and Super 24 teams
Posted 82 tackles and eight sacks as a junior
Also played basketball and ran track
Holds the school record in the 400 meters
Coached by David Hess.
His older brother, Shareff, played football at UCF
Son of Shareff and Sharon Rashad
Double major in communication studies and exercise and sport science

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