Nathan Shepherd – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Nathan Shepherd



Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
DT Fort Hays State 97 SR

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'5 300

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle




Has great size

Has good speed

A tackling machine

Very experienced

Has a non stop motor

Is in on every play

Does not give up on many plays

A tough nosed player

Has good instincts

Very powerful

A relentless defender

Commands double teams

Gets good pressure on the QB

Is a good pass rusher

A defensive play maker

A difference maker on defense

Put up a good amount of sacks at Fort Hays State

Gets a good push on the offensive line

Does not get pushed around that easily at the line of scrimmage

Does a great job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss


Has issues with fast QBs and backs at times

Career Stats:

Games Played: 36

Tackles: 168

Tackles For Loss: 27.0

Sacks: 10.0

Forced Fumbles: 2