Shane Curry
No. 91
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born:(1968-04-07)April 7, 1968
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Died:May 4, 1992(1992-05-04) (aged 24)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school:Princeton (Sharonville, Ohio)
College:Georgia Tech, Miami
NFL draft:1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:9
Player stats at · PFR

Shane Clifton Curry (April 7, 1968 – May 4, 1992) was an American football defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Georgia Tech and the Miami. He was selected by the Colts in the second round of the 1991 NFL draft.[1]

He was shot and killed outside a Cincinnati nightclub during an argument over a blocked vehicle on May 4, 1992.[2][3] Artise Anderson, the 15-year-old nephew of the driver who had blocked Curry's car, was later charged and convicted of the murder. Anderson received 15 years to life, plus 3 years for a weapons charge.[4] He served 16 years in prison and now works as a substance abuse counselor in Mansfield OH.

See also


  1. ^ "1991 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved May 7, 2023.
  2. ^ "Curry of Colts is Fatally Shot". New York Times. May 4, 1992. Retrieved September 16, 2007.
  3. ^ "History of The Indianapolis Colts". The Indianapolis Star. February 5, 2007. Retrieved September 16, 2007.
  4. ^ Noble, Greg (February 8, 2018). "From The Vault: Shane Curry's NFL dream, life ended by 15-year-old with gun". WCPO Cincinnati. Retrieved April 2, 2020.