Terrance Shaw
Born: (1973-01-11) January 11, 1973 (age 49)
Marshall, Texas
Career information
CollegeStephen F. Austin
NFL draft1995 / Round: 2 / Pick 34
Career history
As player
1995–1999San Diego Chargers
2000Miami Dolphins
2001New England Patriots
2002–2003Oakland Raiders
2004Minnesota Vikings
Career stats

Terrance Bernard Shaw (born January 11, 1973) is an American football cornerback. He was born in Marshall, Texas.

High school years

Shaw attended Marshall High School in Marshall, Texas and was a letterman in football.[1] In football, as a senior he was a first-team All-District selection and a first-team All-Region selection, and led his team to a Texas High School Football State Title.

College years

Shaw attended Stephen F. Austin State University and was a Business major and a four-year letterman in football.[1] In football, as a senior, he was a first-team Division I-AA All-American and a first-team All-Southland Conference selection. As a junior, he garnered 67 tackles and was an All-Conference Honorable Mention selection. As a sophomore, he started the first five games, before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Shaw is a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. He became a member while his time at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Professional career

Shaw was selected in the second round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. During his career he played as a cornerback for the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, and Oakland Raiders in the United States National Football League (NFL).[2] On February 3, 2002 in the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana before a packed house of almost 73,000, Shaw helped the Patriots beat the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI in 2001. Shaw also played in Super Bowl XXXVII with the Oakland Raiders in 2002. In 2000, Shaw was a part of the Miami Dolphins secondary was ranked #1 in the NFL and that secondary led the league with 25 picks. Shaw had six playoff appearances in a ten-year career.[3]

Personal life

He is married to Shawneeque Watkins Shaw and they have nine children - a daughter Ashley and sons Terrance Jr., Teris, Thomas, Trysten, Tierney, Trinity, Tylend, and daughter Timberlynd.[4]

He coaches his sons youth league select football team, the SGP Rams.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Notable Alumni. Retrieved December 29, 2010
  2. ^ NFL Stats. Retrieved December 29, 2010
  3. ^ Super Bowl XXXVI. Retrieved December 29, 2010
  4. ^ Patriots Biography[permanent dead link]. Retrieved December 29, 2010