Anthony Shegog

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  • Height
    6' 2
  • Weight
    230 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    North Stafford
  • Hometown
    Stafford, Va.
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Updated: February 8, 2018

2016 All-Bowl Team (AP)

2017-18: Played in three games making one start … Made 24 tackles including three tackles for loss and one forced fumble … Caught one reception for 22 yards … Made two tackles against West Virginia … Recorded two tackles against East Carolina … Recorded one pass break up against Clemson … Made one stop against Boston College … Had two tackles against North Carolina … Recorded one tackle against Duke … Had 11 tackles including three tackles for loss against Georgia Tech … Made three tackles and blocked one kick against Pitt … Recorded two tackles and one 22-yard reception against Oklahoma State in the Camping World Bowl.

2016-17: Played in all 14 games, making two starts ... Totaled 22 tackles including 3.0 for loss and 1.5 sacks ... Posted one interception, one quarteback hurry, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Made one tackle against Liberty ... Had two tackles against Tennessee ... Recorded four tackles against ECU ... Was in on a tackle in the games against Syracuse and Miami ... Recovered a fumble and made three tackles against Georgia Tech ... Posted one tackle versus Virginia ... Made three tackles against Clemson ... Recorded six tackles, an interception and a forced fumble in the Belk Bowl against Arkansas.

2015-16: Played in 13 games, making fIve starts … Tallied 29 tackles with 0.5 tackles for loss while recovering two fumbles, two pass breakups and two passes defended … Recovered one fumble against Ohio State … Appeared in the game versus Furman … Notched one tackle at Purdue and East Carolina … Took the field against Pittsburgh … Had one tackle 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 North Carolina … Started at Virginia, making four tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss ... Started and had seven tackles in the Independence Bowl vs. Tulsa.

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 sociology.