CHATTANOOGA: Experienced linebacker who played in 42 games in his career ... one of four team captains for 2012.
2012 • SENIOR SEASON: No. 1 on the depth chart at SLB ... third on the team with 73 tackles ... second on the team with two sacks ... had 32 tackles in last four games ... career-high 10 stops at Western Carolina and nine tackles against Georgia Southern ... five tackles and a sack at Furman ... second on the team with eight tackles at The Citadel ... also recovered a fumble against the Bulldogs ... tied a career-high with eight tackles against ASU ... tied for second on the team with four tackles against Glenville State ... first career sack at JSU ... made the Dean’s List both semesters.
2011 • JUNIOR SEASON: Season-high four stops and a PBU against Western Carolina ... two tackles at Appalachian State ... saw first action against Jacksonville State ... missed the Nebraska game due to a high-ankle sprain suffered in training camp ... made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the fall and the Dean’s List in the spring ... earned the SoCon Commissioner’s Medal and made the SoCon Honor Roll with a 3.5+ g.p.a. for the year.
2010 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: No. 1 on the depth chart at middle linebacker ... posted 45 tackles in 10 games ... career-high eight tackles at JSU and at Furman ... recovered a fumble against Elon ... missed the Wofford game with a concussion ... Academic All-SoCon ... made the Dean’s List in the spring ... made the SoCon Honor Roll with a 3.0+ g.p.a. for the year.
2009 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Saw action in all 11 games off the bench...made seven tackles...made the Dean’s List both semesters ... earned the SoCon Commissioner’s Medal and made the SoCon Honor Roll with a 3.5+ g.p.a. for the year.
2008 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Sat out the season as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: First team all-state defensive player at Tuscola High School in Waynesville, N.C...compiled 103 tackles and nine quarterback sacks in 2007...made 27 stops behind the line...forced five fumbles, recovered four and broke up six passes...returned an INT for a TD...as a tight end, caught nine passes for 94 yards and four TDs...received blocking grade of 96 percent from coaches...first team all-region, all-conference and all-county...named county’s Defensive Player of the Year...voted Mountaineer’s MVP...career defensive numbers include 201 tackles, 43 for a loss and 11 sacks...coached at Tuscloa by Donnie Kiefer.
PERSONAL: Full name is Shane Wilson Heatherly...born Aug. 7, 1990...son of Randy and Scarlette Heatherly...has an older brother, Ashton, and a younger sister, Brittany ... Construction Management major.
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