Kenny Shaw
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1992-01-15) January 15, 1992 (age 29)
Orlando, Florida
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school:Dr. Phillips (Orlando, Florida)
College:Florida State
Undrafted:2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · CFL.ca

Kenny Shaw (born January 15, 1992) is a professional Canadian football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the Florida State Seminoles. He has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Redblacks, and Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Early years

Shaw attended Dr. Phillips High School. Shaw was ranked a four-star prospect by Rivals in which he was 14th best wide receiver prospect in the country and 6th best overall prospect overall in the state of Florida.[1] He was selected to the Florida Super 75 selected by the Times-Union.[1] He was ranked 97th among Sporting News' Top 100 prospects.[1]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Kenny Shaw
Wide receiver
Orlando, Florida Dr. Phillips High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) 4.5 Jan 2, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:
   Rivals:
   247SportsN/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 132 (WR)   Rivals: 116 National, 14 (WR), 20 (FL)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "Florida State Football Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2014. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  • "2010 Florida State Football Recruiting Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved 2014. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2014. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  • "2010 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2014. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

College career

Shaw was a member of the Florida State Seminoles from 2010 to 2013. During his time at FSU, he won 3 ACC Atlantic division titles (2010, 2012 and 2013), 2 ACC conference championships (2012 and 2013) and 1 BCS National Championship (2013). In 2013, he was selected to the Coaches All-ACC Third Team in his senior season.[1] He finished college with a total of 124 Receptions, 1,919 receiving yards and 14 receiving touchdowns.[2]

Professional career

Cleveland Browns

On May 12, 2014, Shaw signed with the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent.[3]

Jacksonville Jaguars

Shaw signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 2, 2014.[4] The Jaguars released Shaw on August 24, 2014.[5]

Oakland Raiders

On December 10, 2014, Shaw was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad.

Toronto Argonauts

On May 21, 2015, Shaw signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He dressed in two games during the 2015 CFL season, making his regular season debut on August 14, 2015 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. In 2016, Shaw played in 17 games and registered his first 1000-yard season after catching 77 passes for 1004 yards and five touchdowns.

Ottawa Redblacks

On the first day of 2017 free agency, Shaw signed with the Ottawa Redblacks on February 14, 2017.[6] Shaw struggled through numerous injuries in 2017, only managing to appear in three games catching six passes for 66 yards. Shaw was released by the Redblacks on April 3, 2018.[7]

Saskatchewan Roughriders

On August 22, 2018, Shaw was added to the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ practice roster. He made three appearances for the Riders in 2018 catching 11 of 22 pass attempts for 153 yards. He was released by the club on January 2, 2019.[8]

Edmonton Elks

Following his release by Saskatchewan, Shaw signed with the Edmonton Eskimos but was subsequently released after the team's opening camp.[9] After not playing during the 2019 season, Shaw was re-signed by the Eskimos on January 29, 2020.[10] Shaw did not play in 2020 due to the 2020 CFL season being cancelled and was released on January 9, 2021.[11] He re-signed with the Elks on February 10, 2021.[12]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Florida State Profile". seminoles.com. Archived from the original on October 30, 2013.
  2. ^ "College Statistics". sports-reference.com.
  3. ^ "Browns Sign 11 Undrafted Free Agents". clevelandbrowns.com. Retrieved May 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "Jaguars waive 3 injured, sign WR Kenny Shaw, DT David Carter, LB Josh Hull". FoxNews.com. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
  5. ^ "CB Mike Harris among 11 players released". Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
  6. ^ Redblacks sign WR Kenny Shaw
  7. ^ "Redblacks release WRs Shaw, Stangby, McDuffie - Article - TSN". TSN. April 3, 2018. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  8. ^ "Roughiders release receiver Kenny Shaw". CFL.ca. January 2, 2019. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  9. ^ "Eskimos sign Charland; release Kenny Shaw". CFL.ca. May 19, 2019. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  10. ^ "Eskimos sign receiver Kenny Shaw". CFL.ca. January 29, 2020. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  11. ^ "EE Football Team transactions". Canadian Football League. January 9, 2021. Retrieved January 11, 2021.
  12. ^ "EE Football Team signs Kenny Shaw". Esks.com. February 10, 2021. Retrieved February 22, 2021.