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Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
(born September 19, 1991) is a former American football quarterback. He is currently the tight ends coach at Furman University. He played college football at the University of South Carolina, where he was the starting quarterback from 2011 through 2013. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He was also a member of the Chicago Bears.

Contents

1 High school career 2 College career

2.1 Statistics

3 Professional career

3.1 Cleveland Browns 3.2 Chicago Bears 3.3 Statistics

4 Coaching career 5 References 6 External links

High school career[edit] Shaw played at Flowery Branch High School in Georgia and played for his father Lee. He passed for 5,300 yards in 2 years as the starter and was a receiver his sophomore season having 1,200 yards receiving. He was considered a 3 star recruit and received offers from South Carolina, Georgia Tech, Stanford, Wake Forest, West Virginia and East Carolina his senior year. College career[edit] After a loss to Auburn in 2011, Stephen Garcia was benched due to inconsistent play. Shaw then passed for 311 yards and four touchdowns in a blowout of Kentucky. Shaw was named the SEC's offensive player of the week due to his performance. After missing his first pass of the game on September 22, 2012, Shaw completed his final 20 passes for 252 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Gamecocks defeated Missouri 31–10 at Williams-Brice Stadium.[1] On October 26, 2013, Shaw was unable to start because of illness and a sprained left knee but came off the bench to lead the Gamecocks from a 17-point deficit to defeat the No. 5 Missouri Tigers 27–24 in double overtime.[2] After leading the Gamecocks to a 31–17 victory over rivals Clemson on December 1, 2013, Shaw had the best record as a quarterback in Gamecock history, finishing with a 27–5 record as a starter, including a perfect 17–0 at home.[3] On December 6, Shaw was invited to play in the 2014 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.[4] In his final college game on January 1, 2014 Shaw ran for a touchdown, threw 3 touchdowns and caught 1 touchdown and went 22–24 throwing for 312 yards in the Capital One Bowl. He was voted the game's most valuable player for his performance.[5] Statistics[edit]

Year Team Passing Rushing

Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD

2010 South Carolina 23 33 69.7% 223 6.8 1 2 124.3 32 165 5.2 0

2011 South Carolina 123 188 65.4% 1,448 7.7 14 6 148.3 135 525 3.9 8

2012 South Carolina 154 228 67.5% 1,956 8.6 17 7 158.1 131 435 3.3 3

2013 South Carolina 180 284 63.4% 2,447 8.6 24 1 162.9 154 567 3.7 6

Career 480 733 65.5% 6,074 8.3 56 16 155.9 452 1,683 3.7 17

Source:[6] Professional career[edit]

Shaw in 2014.

Pre-draft measurables

Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad Wonderlic

6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 206 lb (93 kg) 4.66 s 1.67 s 2.72 s 4.33 s 7.07 s 34 in (0.86 m) 9 ft 8 in (2.95 m) 23[7]

All values from NFL Combine[8]

Cleveland Browns[edit] Shaw went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft, and later signed with the Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
following the draft.[9] In his preseason debut, he completed 8 of 9 passes for 123 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions against the Washington Redskins.[10] He was released on August 30, 2014, but re-signed to their practice squad the next day.[11][12] Due to injuries to Johnny Manziel
Johnny Manziel
and Brian Hoyer, on December 22, 2014, Shaw was called up from the practice squad to be on the active roster.[13] Shaw was also announced as the starter for the season finale against the Baltimore Ravens.[14] In his first and only career NFL start against the Baltimore Ravens, Shaw went 14/28 for 177 yards with 1 interception and 0 touchdowns, including a 49-yard pass to wide receiver Taylor Gabriel
Taylor Gabriel
after avoiding pressure.[15][16] On August 13, 2015, in a preseason game versus the Washington Redskins, Shaw injured multiple ligaments in his thumb, requiring surgery. It was reported that he would be facing a 12-week recovery time along with rehab, likely keep him out for the season.[17] On June 30, 2016, Shaw was released by the Browns.[18] Chicago Bears[edit] On July 1, 2016, Shaw was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Bears.[19] The New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints
had accidentally sent out an email to the other 31 NFL teams, instead of the league office, indicating that they intended to claim Shaw off waivers. The Bears had waiver-claim priority over the Saints because of a worse 2015 record.[20] On August 30, 2016, Shaw was placed on injured reserve for a broken leg sustained in preseason.[21] On March 4, 2017, Shaw signed a one-year extension with the Bears.[22] On May 30, 2017, he was waived by the Bears, becoming a free agent only to have the Bears rescind the waiver on the same day following an injury to Mark Sanchez.[23] He suffered a hamstring injury during a preseason game against the Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
on August 31.[24] He was waived/injured on September 2 and placed on injured reserve on September 4, 2017.[25][26] He was released on September 8, 2017. Statistics[edit]

Year Team GP GS Passing Rushing

Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD

2014 CLE 1 1 14 28 50.0 177 6.3 0 1 55.2 7 9 1.3 0

Source:[27] Coaching career[edit] In January 2018, Shaw signed on to be a tight ends coach at Furman University.[28] References[edit]

^ " Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
completes 20 straight passes, fuels South Carolina's rout". ESPN. 22 September 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2014.  ^ "South Carolina Stuns Missouri 27-24 In 2OT: Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
Leads 17-Point Rally (VIDEO)". Huffington Post. 26 October 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2014.  ^ "Connor Shaw, No. 10 South Carolina beat No. 6 Clemson". ESPN. 1 December 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2014.  ^ " Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
accepts invitation to play in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl «  Vandy Pride". Vandy Pride. Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ " Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
delivers dazzling final performance in Capital One Bowl". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved October 14, 2014.  ^ "Connor Shaw". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 2, 2016.  ^ "Historical NFL Wonderlic Scores". wonderlictestsample.com. Archived from the original on September 2, 2016. Retrieved September 2, 2016. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) ^ "Connor Shaw". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved September 2, 2016.  ^ Alper, Josh (2014-05-12). " Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
among 11 Browns undrafted free agent signings". NBC Sports. Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ "Redskins vs. Browns - Box Score - August 13, 2015 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ "Browns cut quarterback Connor Shaw". Fantasy SP. Retrieved October 14, 2014.  ^ Pokorny, Chris (2014-09-02). "Cleveland Browns' Practice Squad Includes QB Connor Shaw, WR Charles Johnson". Dawgs By Nature. Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ Mello, Igor (2014-12-27). "Browns officially promote Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
to 53-man roster". CBS Sports. Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ Fowler, Jeremy (2014-12-27). "Shaw gets start for Browns; Hoyer likely out". ESPN. Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ "Browns vs. Ravens - Box Score - December 28, 2014 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ " Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
Finds Gabriel For 49 Yards". Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ Pokorny, Chris (2015-08-16). "Browns QB Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
to Have Surgery on Thumb". Dawgs By Nature. Retrieved 2016-07-02.  ^ Sessler, Marc (June 30, 2016). "Browns waive Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
following two seasons".  ^ Mayer, Larry (July 1, 2016). "Bears claim quarterback Shaw". Chicago Bears. Retrieved July 2, 2016.  ^ Wilson, Ryan (July 2, 2016). "Bears land Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
after Saints reportedly send email to 31 teams in error". cbssports.com. Retrieved July 2, 2016.  ^ Mayer, Larry (2016-08-30). "Bears trim five to reach 75-man limit". Chicago Bears. Retrieved March 5, 2017.  ^ Mayer, Larry (March 4, 2017). "Bears ink Connor Shaw, Patrick Scales". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved March 5, 2017.  ^ Bergman, Jeremy. " Mark Sanchez
Mark Sanchez
out until training camp with knee injury". NFL.com. NFL.com. Retrieved 1 June 2017.  ^ Millians, Rick (September 1, 2017). "Connor Shaw's future with Bears more cloudy after injury". thestate.com. Retrieved September 4, 2017.  ^ Mayer, Larry (September 2, 2017). "Bears reach NFL's 53-man roster limit". ChicagoBears.com.  ^ "Bears' Connor Shaw: Reverts to IR". cbssports.com. September 4, 2017. Retrieved September 4, 2017.  ^ "Connor Shaw". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 2, 2016.  ^ Kendall, Josh (January 9, 2018). " Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
has landed a new job. This one is in college coaching". thestate.com. Retrieved January 10, 2018. 

External links[edit]

South Carolina Gamecocks bio Media related to Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
at Wikimedia Commons

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South Carolina Gamecocks starting quarterbacks

Bill Rogers (1926) Bo Hagan
Bo Hagan
(1949) John Boyle (1949) Ed Pasky (1950) Dick Balka (1951) Johnny Gramling (1952–1953) Mackie Prickett (1954–1956) Alex Hawkins (1957) Bobby Bunch (1958) Steve Satterfield (1959) Dave Sowell (1960) Jim Costen (1961) Dan Reeves
Dan Reeves
(1962–1964) Mike Fair
Mike Fair
(1965–1967) Tommy Suggs (1968–1970) Glenn Morris (1971) Bill Troup (1972) Dobby Grossman (1972) Jeff Grantz (1973–1975) Ronnie Bass (1976–1977) Garry Harper (1978–1980) Gordon Beckham (1981–1982) Allen Mitchell (1983) Mike Hold (1984–1985) Todd Ellis (1986–1989) Bobby Fuller (1990–1991) Steve Taneyhill (1992–1995) Anthony Wright (1995–1998) Vic Penn (1997) Phil Petty (1998–2001) Mikal Goodman (1999) Corey Jenkins (1998–2002) Dondrial Pinkins (2002–2004) Syvelle Newton (2004, 2006) Blake Mitchell (2005–2007) Antonio Heffner (2005) Chris Smelley (2007–2008) Stephen Garcia (2008–2011) Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
(2011–2013) Dylan Thompson
Dylan Thompson
(2012–2014) Connor Mitch (2014-2015) Perry Orth (2015–2016) Lorenzo Nunez (2015) Brandon Mcllwain (2016) Jake Bentley (2016– )

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Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
starting quarterbacks

Cliff Lewis (1946–1947, 1949) Otto Graham
Otto Graham
(1946–1955) George Ratterman
George Ratterman
(1953–1956) Babe Parilli
Babe Parilli
(1956) Tommy O'Connell
Tommy O'Connell
(1956–1957) Milt Plum (1957–1961) Len Dawson
Len Dawson
(1961) Jim Ninowski (1962–1963, 1965) Frank Ryan (1962–1968) Gary Lane (1967) Bill Nelsen (1968–1972) Mike Phipps
Mike Phipps
(1970–1976) Don Gault (1970) Brian Sipe
Brian Sipe
(1974–1983) Will Cureton (1975) Dave Mays (1977) Terry Luck (1977) Paul McDonald (1982–1984) Gary Danielson
Gary Danielson
(1985–1988) Bernie Kosar
Bernie Kosar
(1985–1993) Jeff Christensen (1987) Mike Pagel (1988, 1990) Don Strock (1988) Mike Tomczak (1992) Todd Philcox (1992–1993) Vinny Testaverde
Vinny Testaverde
(1993–1995) Mark Rypien
Mark Rypien
(1994) Eric Zeier
Eric Zeier
(1995) Ty Detmer
Ty Detmer
(1999) Tim Couch (1999–2003) Doug Pederson
Doug Pederson
(2000) Spergon Wynn (2000) Kelly Holcomb (2002–2004) Jeff Garcia
Jeff Garcia
(2004) Luke McCown
Luke McCown
(2004) Trent Dilfer
Trent Dilfer
(2005) Charlie Frye
Charlie Frye
(2005–2007) Derek Anderson (2006–2009) Brady Quinn
Brady Quinn
(2008–2009) Ken Dorsey
Ken Dorsey
(2008) Bruce Gradkowski
Bruce Gradkowski
(2008) Jake Delhomme
Jake Delhomme
(2010) Seneca Wallace
Seneca Wallace
(2010–2011) Colt McCoy
Colt McCoy
(2010–2011) Brandon Weeden
Brandon Weeden
(2012–2013) Thad Lewis
Thad Lewis
(2012) Brian Hoyer
Brian Hoyer
(2013–2014) Jason Campbell
Jason Campbell
(2013) Johnny Manziel
Johnny Manziel
(2014–2015) Connor Shaw
Connor Shaw
(2014) Josh McCown
Josh McCown
(2015–2016) Austin Davis
Austin Davis
(2015) Robert Griffin III
Robert Griffin III
(2016) Cody Kessler
Cody Kessler
(2016) DeShone Kizer
DeShone Kizer
(2017)

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