|Born:||March 20, 1992|
Middletown Township, New Jersey
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||260 lb (118 kg)|
|High school:||Middletown North|
(Middletown Township, New Jersey)
|NFL Draft:||2016 / Round: 3 / Pick: 75|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2020|
|Player stats at NFL.com|
Shilique Calhoun (born March 20, 1992) is an American football outside linebacker who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the third round in the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State.
Calhoun attended Middletown High School North in Middletown Township, New Jersey. He was a defensive end and tight end for the high school football team. He also played basketball.
Calhoun was redshirted at Michigan State University as a freshman in 2011.
As a redshirt freshman in 2012, he played in all 13 games as a backup. He recorded 6 tackles (2.5 for a loss, including 1 sack) and 2 passes defensed. His first year as starter, as a sophomore in 2013, he posted 37 tackles (14 for a loss, including 7.5 sacks), 1 interception, 4 fumble recoveries, and 2 forced fumbles. He was named a second team All-American by numerous publications and was a finalist for the Ted Hendricks Award. Although he was eligible for the 2014 NFL Draft, he decided to return for his junior season. During his junior year in 2014, he posted 39 tackles (12.5 for a loss, including 8 sacks), 1 fumble recovery, and a forced fumble. He was expected to leave college and enter the 2015 NFL Draft, but he returned to school for his senior year and, during the 2015 season, he collected 49 tackles (15 for a loss, including 10.5 sacks), 3 passes defensed, and a forced fumble. He finished his four-year college career with 27 sacks, 131 tackles (44 tackles for a loss), four forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, and one interception.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|6 ft 4+3⁄8 in
|4.82 s||4.25 s||6.97 s||35.0 in
|9 ft 7 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
On April 29, 2016, Calhoun was drafted in the third round (75th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. On May 17, 2016, it was announced that Calhoun would wear number 91, formerly held by Justin Tuck. On June 17, 2016, Calhoun signed with the Oakland Raiders. He played in 10 games as a rookie recording nine tackles and a pass defensed before being placed on injured reserve on December 23, 2016.
On September 2, 2017, Calhoun was waived by the Raiders and was signed to the practice squad the next day. He was promoted to the active roster on October 14, 2017.
On September 12, 2018, Calhoun was waived by the Raiders and was re-signed to the practice squad. He was promoted back to the active roster on September 18, 2018. He was placed on injured reserve on December 5, 2018.
On May 2, 2019, Calhoun was signed by the New England Patriots.
On March 24, 2020, Calhoun was re-signed by the Patriots.
In Week 2 against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday Night Football, Calhoun recorded his first career sack on Russell Wilson during the 35–30 loss. He was placed on injured reserve on November 14, 2020. He was activated on December 19, 2020.
On August 10, 2021, Calhoun signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers. He was released on August 24, 2021.