Fresno State: Quick player who has been a solid performer on special teams and in the Bulldog secondary ... has shown the ability to make big plays and was pound-for-pound the hardest hitter on the team ... a quiet leader who makes a big statement with his play on the field, will be a candidate for All-WAC honors in 2006. (2005) Started all 13 games and was seventh on the squad in tackles with 51 ... had four tackles for losses and forced a fumble ... a sure tackler, who was a solid run defender. (2004) Had 17 tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack and broke up two passes ... added a blocked kick ... had the best game of his career at Rice in which he had five tackles, one for a loss, his first career sack and blocked a punt. (2003) Played in three games, all off the bench ... had five tackles (four solo).
High School: Was a two-time all-area pick as a defensive back ... helped lead Bakersfield High to a 13-0 record and a section championship last year ... made 98 tackles and had five interceptions in 2001, two of which he returned for touchdowns ... in addition to being a standout defensive back, he also caught 34 passes for 634 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior ... named Defensive Player of the Year by the Bakersfield Californian ... listed as one of the top defensive back prospects in California by Prep Star Magazine ... also an exceptional wrestler.
Personal: Born Nov. 9, 1983 ... parents' names are Jeff and Dottie Sherley ... has two sisters, Jennifer and Aubree ... enjoys playing sports and the guitar ... lists Marcus Allen as his favorite athlete ... also recruited by Colorado State, Northwestern, UNLV and Arizona State.
Career Statistics: Year GP-GS UT AT TT TFL-Yds Sacks-Yds Int-Yds 2003 3-0 4 1 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 2004 10-0 12 5 17 2.0-17 1-11 0-0 2005 13-13 31 20 51 4.0-11 0-0 0-0 Totals 26-13 47 26 73 6.0-28 1-11 0-0