Nathan Daniel Shepherd is a defensive tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He is from Canada. He went to college at Fort Hays State and Simon Fraser, where he played football.
Shepherd redshirted his first year at Simon Fraser University but was able to start every game as a defensive end in his second. After a total of two years, he dropped out of school because he could no longer afford the tuition.
Shepherd worked in a variety of occupations after graduating from Simon Fraser, including electrical construction, cardboard box manufacturing, and a plant nursery.
Later, Shepherd received a call from Fort Hays State University, and he was able to cover his first semester of tuition before being given an athletic scholarship.
Shepherd received the MIAA Defensive Player of the Year award during his 2017 campaign. He received a request to participate in the 2018 Senior Bowl.
It was revealed on November 20, 2017, that Shepherd had accepted his invitation to participate in the 2018 Senior Bowl. He was the first Fort Hays State player to be given a Senior Bowl invitation.
Shepherd’s draft value increased dramatically as he demonstrated speed, power, and technique while competing against the best offensive linemen in the country during Senior Bowl workouts.
How Tall Is Nathan Shepherd?
Nathan Shepherd stands at a height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and weighs 315 lb (143 kg). Shepherd was raised in Ajax, Ontario, and was a member of the Ajax/Pickering Dolphins Football Club as a young player.