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Derek Sherrod
T #78
Height:
6-6
Weight:
321
Age:
25
College:
Mississippi State
Experience:
4

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Biography

  • Last name is pronounced Sher-ROD.
  • Was sidelined for the entire 2012 season as he continued his rehabilitation from the broken leg he sustained at Kansas City in Week 15 of 2011.
  • Played in five games as a rookie in 2011 before seeing his debut campaign cut short by the injury.
  • Was a first-team All-America selection by CBSSports.com and Rivals.com in 2010 and earned first-team All-SEC honors from the coaches and the media.
  • Named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete and was a finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy.
  • Became the first Bulldog offensive lineman in school history to be drafted in the first round, and was the first Mississippi State player since 1996 (WR Eric Moulds, Buffalo) to be selected in the first round.


Pro Highlights:

  • Did not play at all in 2012, spending the entire season on reserve/physically unable to perform as he continued his rehabilitation from the broken leg he sustained in Week 15 at Kansas City in 2011.
  • Appeared in five games as a rookie in 2011, seeing time at tackle with injuries to veteran LT Chad Clifton and second-year RT Bryan Bulaga.
  • Saw his most significant action in Week 5 at Atlanta when he played RT for most of the game with Bulaga sidelined and Clifton exiting on the second series.
  • Also got time at LT in Week 14 vs. Oakland as part of a rotation with second-year T Marshall Newhouse.
  • Had his debut season cut short in Week 15 at Kansas City when he sustained a broken leg after another player fell into the back of his leg.
  • Selected by Green Bay in the first round with the No. 32 overall selection, the first Mississippi State offensive lineman in school history to be selected in the opening round.


2012 SEASON
: Missed the entire offseason program and training camp due to his broken leg…Was placed on reserve/physically unable to perform on Aug. 31 and remained there for the rest of the season.

2011: Played in five contests as a rookie, seeing time at both tackle spots…Was a gameday inactive for the opening three contests of the season and dressed but did not play in six others…Suffered a broken leg at Kansas City in Week 15 and was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 20…Vs. Denver (Oct. 2): Dressed for the first time as a pro due to the absence of Bulaga (knee). Entered the game at LT late in the fourth quarter in place of Clifton (rest)…At Atlanta (Oct. 11): Saw the most extensive action of his career with Bulaga out and Clifton departing during the second series with a significant hamstring injury. Played RT with Newhouse shifting over to LT. In a hostile road environment, helped the offense to scores on five of the next six possessions (three FGs, two TDs)…Vs. Oakland (Dec. 11): Received increased reps during the practice week and saw action as part of a rotation with Newhouse at LT. Helped block for an offense that racked up 391 yards in a 46-16 win…At Kansas City (Dec. 18): Came on in relief at RT for an injured Bulaga (knee) on the opening drive of the second half. Played the remainder of the third quarter, but was injured at the end of a pass play early in the fourth when he was engaged in blocking DE Tyson Jackson and LB Tamba Hali landed on the back of his right leg. Suffered a broken leg and was carted off the field. Was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 20…2011 Draft: Selected by the Packers in the first round with the No. 32 overall pick. Became the first Mississippi State offensive lineman in school history to be drafted in the first round, and was the first Bulldog since 1996 (WR Eric Moulds, Buffalo) to be selected in the first round. Was the first player drafted by the Packers from Mississippi State since DB Henry Monroe was selected in the seventh round in 1979.

COLLEGE: One of the most accomplished offensive linemen in Mississippi State history, he played in 47 career games for the Bulldogs with 35 starts at tackle, working his way into the offensive-line rotation as a true freshman in ’07…Earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration in August 2010 and took post-graduate classes focusing on financial risk management, insurance and financial planning in the fall semester in 2010…Senior season (2010): Started all 13 games at left tackle for the Bulldogs, earning All-America recognition from seven different services, the most ever by an MSU player…Was a first-team All-America choice by CBSsports.com and Rivals.com, while earning second-team recognition from The Associated Press, Scout.com, SI.com, Walter Camp, and Phil Steele…Named first-team All-SEC by the coaches and media…Named the conference’s Offensive Lineman of the Week four times on the season…Voted a team captain…Helped the Bulldogs finish second in the conference and 16th in the nation in rushing offense with an average of 215.8 yards per game…Helped MSU rush for over 200 yards eight times on the season, part of a ground game that featured three different 500-yard rushers…Registered a school season-record 92.8 percent grade for blocking consistency, grading at least 90 percent in nine contests…Did not allow any of the 23 sacks given up by the offensive line…Named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete and was also a finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, an honor awarded to a college football player with the best combination of academics, community service and on-field performance that is commonly referred to as the “Academic Heisman”…Junior season (2009): Opened all 12 games at left tackle, earning third-team All-America honors and first-team All-SEC recognition from The NFL Draft Report…Blocked for a rushing attack that led the conference and finished 13th in the nation with an average of 227.6 yards per game…Helped RB Anthony Dixon rush for a school single-season record 1,391 yards on 257 carries (5.4 avg.)…Did not allow a sack all season as the line gave up 20 on the year, a marked improvement from the 36 allowed in ’08…Sophomore season (2008): Appeared in 11 games, starting the final 10 contests at left tackle…Finished the season with a team-high 92 knockdowns…Allowed just two of the team’s 36 sacks…Freshman season (2007): Played in all but two games, appearing in 11 contests as a true freshman at right tackle…Helped block for Dixon, who posted 1,066 yards on 287 carries (3.7 avg.)…Contributed to a line that gave up only 21 sacks.

PERSONAL: Given name Derek Lee Sherrod…Last name is pronounced Sher-ROD...Born in Chula Vista, Calif. …Single…Older brother, Dezmond, earned a Super Bowl ring as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice squad in 2008…High school: At Caledonia (Miss.) High, was a first-team all-state selection by the Mississippi Association of Coaches and the Clarion-Ledger…One of only 16 offensive linemen to earn a spot on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Super Southern 100 team…Ranked the No. 13 offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com…Named the Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year as a senior…A four-year starter on the offensive line and a three-year regular as a defensive lineman…Earned all-area recognition three times from the Columbus Commercial Dispatch…Was selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic and the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., following his senior season…Allowed just one sack as a senior and was credited with 32 pancake blocks…Also posted 79 tackles, six sacks and four fumble recoveries as a defensive lineman…Added three blocked kicks…Earned second-team all-state recognition from the Mississippi Coaches Association as a junior…Registered 93 tackles, four sacks and three fumble recoveries as well that season…Also lettered all four seasons in basketball and once in track…Posted a 3.5 grade point average…Community involvement: Took part in the United Way’s annual Hometown Huddle project in October 2011 at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary…Served breakfast at a local elementary school while in college…Also participated in a kids’ fair at the school and read to students to promote literacy…Organized a Thanksgiving food drive…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys watching movies, playing video games, listening to music and playing disc golf...Lists The Colbert Report, Tosh.0 and Game of Thrones as his favorite TV shows...Names Anchorman as his favorite movie and 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne and Eminem as his favorite musical acts...Residence: Columbus, Miss.

  • Last name is pronounced Sher-ROD.
  • Was sidelined for the entire 2012 season as he continued his rehabilitation from the broken leg he sustained at Kansas City in Week 15 of 2011.
  • Played in five games as a rookie in 2011 before seeing his debut campaign cut short by the injury.
  • Was a first-team All-America selection by CBSSports.com and Rivals.com in 2010 and earned first-team All-SEC honors from the coaches and the media.
  • Named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete and was a finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy.
  • Became the first Bulldog offensive lineman in school history to be drafted in the first round, and was the first Mississippi State player since 1996 (WR Eric Moulds, Buffalo) to be selected in the first round.


Pro Highlights:

  • Did not play at all in 2012, spending the entire season on reserve/physically unable to perform as he continued his rehabilitation from the broken leg he sustained in Week 15 at Kansas City in 2011.
  • Appeared in five games as a rookie in 2011, seeing time at tackle with injuries to veteran LT Chad Clifton and second-year RT Bryan Bulaga.
  • Saw his most significant action in Week 5 at Atlanta when he played RT for most of the game with Bulaga sidelined and Clifton exiting on the second series.
  • Also got time at LT in Week 14 vs. Oakland as part of a rotation with second-year T Marshall Newhouse.
  • Had his debut season cut short in Week 15 at Kansas City when he sustained a broken leg after another player fell into the back of his leg.
  • Selected by Green Bay in the first round with the No. 32 overall selection, the first Mississippi State offensive lineman in school history to be selected in the opening round.


2012 SEASON
: Missed the entire offseason program and training camp due to his broken leg…Was placed on reserve/physically unable to perform on Aug. 31 and remained there for the rest of the season.

2011: Played in five contests as a rookie, seeing time at both tackle spots…Was a gameday inactive for the opening three contests of the season and dressed but did not play in six others…Suffered a broken leg at Kansas City in Week 15 and was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 20…Vs. Denver (Oct. 2): Dressed for the first time as a pro due to the absence of Bulaga (knee). Entered the game at LT late in the fourth quarter in place of Clifton (rest)…At Atlanta (Oct. 11): Saw the most extensive action of his career with Bulaga out and Clifton departing during the second series with a significant hamstring injury. Played RT with Newhouse shifting over to LT. In a hostile road environment, helped the offense to scores on five of the next six possessions (three FGs, two TDs)…Vs. Oakland (Dec. 11): Received increased reps during the practice week and saw action as part of a rotation with Newhouse at LT. Helped block for an offense that racked up 391 yards in a 46-16 win…At Kansas City (Dec. 18): Came on in relief at RT for an injured Bulaga (knee) on the opening drive of the second half. Played the remainder of the third quarter, but was injured at the end of a pass play early in the fourth when he was engaged in blocking DE Tyson Jackson and LB Tamba Hali landed on the back of his right leg. Suffered a broken leg and was carted off the field. Was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 20…2011 Draft: Selected by the Packers in the first round with the No. 32 overall pick. Became the first Mississippi State offensive lineman in school history to be drafted in the first round, and was the first Bulldog since 1996 (WR Eric Moulds, Buffalo) to be selected in the first round. Was the first player drafted by the Packers from Mississippi State since DB Henry Monroe was selected in the seventh round in 1979.

COLLEGE: One of the most accomplished offensive linemen in Mississippi State history, he played in 47 career games for the Bulldogs with 35 starts at tackle, working his way into the offensive-line rotation as a true freshman in ’07…Earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration in August 2010 and took post-graduate classes focusing on financial risk management, insurance and financial planning in the fall semester in 2010…Senior season (2010): Started all 13 games at left tackle for the Bulldogs, earning All-America recognition from seven different services, the most ever by an MSU player…Was a first-team All-America choice by CBSsports.com and Rivals.com, while earning second-team recognition from The Associated Press, Scout.com, SI.com, Walter Camp, and Phil Steele…Named first-team All-SEC by the coaches and media…Named the conference’s Offensive Lineman of the Week four times on the season…Voted a team captain…Helped the Bulldogs finish second in the conference and 16th in the nation in rushing offense with an average of 215.8 yards per game…Helped MSU rush for over 200 yards eight times on the season, part of a ground game that featured three different 500-yard rushers…Registered a school season-record 92.8 percent grade for blocking consistency, grading at least 90 percent in nine contests…Did not allow any of the 23 sacks given up by the offensive line…Named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete and was also a finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, an honor awarded to a college football player with the best combination of academics, community service and on-field performance that is commonly referred to as the “Academic Heisman”…Junior season (2009): Opened all 12 games at left tackle, earning third-team All-America honors and first-team All-SEC recognition from The NFL Draft Report…Blocked for a rushing attack that led the conference and finished 13th in the nation with an average of 227.6 yards per game…Helped RB Anthony Dixon rush for a school single-season record 1,391 yards on 257 carries (5.4 avg.)…Did not allow a sack all season as the line gave up 20 on the year, a marked improvement from the 36 allowed in ’08…Sophomore season (2008): Appeared in 11 games, starting the final 10 contests at left tackle…Finished the season with a team-high 92 knockdowns…Allowed just two of the team’s 36 sacks…Freshman season (2007): Played in all but two games, appearing in 11 contests as a true freshman at right tackle…Helped block for Dixon, who posted 1,066 yards on 287 carries (3.7 avg.)…Contributed to a line that gave up only 21 sacks.

PERSONAL: Given name Derek Lee Sherrod…Last name is pronounced Sher-ROD...Born in Chula Vista, Calif. …Single…Older brother, Dezmond, earned a Super Bowl ring as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice squad in 2008…High school: At Caledonia (Miss.) High, was a first-team all-state selection by the Mississippi Association of Coaches and the Clarion-Ledger…One of only 16 offensive linemen to earn a spot on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Super Southern 100 team…Ranked the No. 13 offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com…Named the Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year as a senior…A four-year starter on the offensive line and a three-year regular as a defensive lineman…Earned all-area recognition three times from the Columbus Commercial Dispatch…Was selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic and the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., following his senior season…Allowed just one sack as a senior and was credited with 32 pancake blocks…Also posted 79 tackles, six sacks and four fumble recoveries as a defensive lineman…Added three blocked kicks…Earned second-team all-state recognition from the Mississippi Coaches Association as a junior…Registered 93 tackles, four sacks and three fumble recoveries as well that season…Also lettered all four seasons in basketball and once in track…Posted a 3.5 grade point average…Community involvement: Took part in the United Way’s annual Hometown Huddle project in October 2011 at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary…Served breakfast at a local elementary school while in college…Also participated in a kids’ fair at the school and read to students to promote literacy…Organized a Thanksgiving food drive…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys watching movies, playing video games, listening to music and playing disc golf...Lists The Colbert Report, Tosh.0 and Game of Thrones as his favorite TV shows...Names Anchorman as his favorite movie and 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne and Eminem as his favorite musical acts...Residence: Columbus, Miss.