|Interception Returns||Fumble Returns|
Updated: December 15, 2015
2015-16: Played in 12 games, making four starts … Tallied 22 tackles with a half tackle for loss while recovering two fumbles … Recovered one fumble against No. 1 Ohio State … Appeared in the game versus Furman … Notched one tackle apiece at Purdue and East Carolina … Took the field against Pittsburgh … Had one fumble versus NC State … Played at Miami … Recorded a quarterback hurry against No. 23 Duke … Made first collegiate start at Boston College, tallying three tackles … Collected four tackles with one pass breakup and pass defended each after starting at Georgia Tech … Recorded a career-high eight tackles and one fumble recovery with a start against No. 12 North Carolina … Started at Virginia, making four tackles with a half tackle for loss.
2014-15: Played in six games, making one start … Was in on 57 plays, 16 on defense and 41 on special teams … Had three tackles on the season … Saw action on defense against East Carolina … Was in on special teams at Pitt and at Duke … Was in on 10 plays on special teams at Wake Forest … Made a tackle while in on 13 special teams plays against Virginia …Got the start against Cincinnati in the Military Bowl, playing 12 snaps on defense and 12 on special teams.
2013-14: Was redshirted … Worked with the scout team … Post a 35-inch vertical jump in fall scout team max testing.
High School: Played for Coach Joseph Mangano at North Stafford … Rated the No. 16 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 18 player in Virginia in SuperPrep’s preseason issue … Ranked as the No. 68 safety in the country and the No. 31 player in his state by 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 46 “athlete” in the country, the No. 55 player in his region and the No. 17 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation … Listed as the No. 62 safety in the country by Scout … Committed to the Hokies on March 13, 2012 … A first-team Group AAA all-state selection by Virginia Preps … Named the All-Area Player of the Year by the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star … Scored 16 touchdowns his senior year, including two on defense and two on punt returns … Compiled 1,111 yards of total offense, had 63 tackles, five forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, two interceptions and blocked three extra point kicks … Five of his eight rushing touchdowns covered 56 yards or more, including a 97-yard score against Potomac … Had scoring touchdowns of 41 and 51 yards … Earned first-team All-Commonwealth District and first-team All-Northwest Region honors two years in a row.
Personal: Anthony Darnell Shegog … Born July 24, 1995 in San Diego, Calif. … Son of Darnell and Theresea Shegog … Father serves in the Navy, and the family lived in San Diego and Hawaii before moving to northern Virginia to be closer to the Pentagon … Has an older sister and an older brother … Sister, Chay, was an All-ACC basketball player at the University of North Carolina … Majoring in communication studies.