2005: Worked his way onto the two-deep and was playing special teams prior to an injury but, returned to special teams.
2004: Sat out a year of residence, but practiced with the squad.
2002-2003: Played for John Bunting at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill...two-year letterman seeing much of his playing time on special teams.
High School: Played quarterback for Brian Dodds at Boca Raton Community High School...member of the Elite Eleven and was named to the All-Conference team three times, all as a quarterback...two-year All-State Honorable Mention honoree.
Personal: Business major...son of Maryann and Daniel DeShields...born Nov. 22, 1983 in Boca Raton, FL.