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Sharrod Neasman
Sharrod  Neasman


Palmetto, FL

High School:
Braden River

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 198


Mechanical Engineering


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Named the team's 2015 Student-Athlete of the Year

Team Captain
Tallied a team high 10 tackles (5-5) at Tulsa...tallied seven tackles (6-1) versus Miami and added a pass breakup...tallied eight tackles (5-3) versus Buffalo and added two of the team's four pass breakups...recorded two tackles at Charlotte but helped to set the record night of six interceptions with an INT that he returned 30 yards...recorded four tackles (3-1) versus Rice...tallied seven tackles (1-6=7) versus Marshall...recorded six tackles (3-3=6) at UTEP...tallied six tackles (2-4=6) in the Shula Bowl victory over FIU...led the Owls at WKU with 10 tackles (7-3)...tallied four tackles (1-3=4) versus MT, had hauled in a reception, first tipped by teammate Jalen Young and returned the pass for 45 yards...tallied six (5-1) tackles and had an interception in the end zone versus UF...recorded four tackles (1-3=4) in his final collegiate game and the team's season-ending victory over ODU...named the team's 2015 Student-Athlete of the Year.

Started at nickel for the Owls...recorded eight tackles, nearly his season total in 2012...six were solo...had two tackles, one solo, at No. 2 Alabama....recorded three tackles in the home season opener versus Tulsa...recorded three tackles, including two solos at Wyoming...recorded two tackles in the UTSA victory...recorded three tackles, all solo, as well as a forced fumble and a pass breakup at FIU...pressed into greater action versus WKU...tallied six tackles in the game and credited with two pass breakups...credited with six tackles, two solo, at No. 23 Marshall...tallied a career-high 14 tackles, including two for a loss of four yards...had five tackles at North Texas...grabbed his first career INT inches from the turf to set the Owls up in MT territory...also had four tackles, including one for a loss...tallied four tackles in the final game of the year, versus ODU...also credited with an INT, his second in as many games...ended his junior campaign fifth on the team with 60 tackles, two interceptions and three passes defended...named the team's Comeback Player of the Year at the season ending banquet.

Saw defensive action in eight games...ended the season with a total of five tackles.

2012: Joined the squad for spring drills...recorded two kick returns, the first a return of 22 yards versus North Texas...the second was at ULM and a return of 25 yards...tallied 11 tackles on the year, including nine solo...first multiple tackle game was two at Georgia...met the mark at ULM and at South Alabama...credited with forcing a fumble at Alabama.

High School: Played for Ed Volz at Braden River High School.

Personal: Mechanical engineering major...son of Latanya Neasman...born in Sarasota, FL.

Career Statistics


Game-by-Game Tackles
2012: MT (1-0=1); Georgia (2-0=2); Alabama (1-0=1); North Texas (0-1=1); ULM (2-0=2); South Alabama (2-0=2); Troy (0-1=1); Louisiana (1-0=1)
2013: Miami (1-0=1); East Carolina (1-0=1); USF (0-1=1); Auburn (0-1=1); Southern Miss (1-0=1)
2014: Nebraska (6-2=8); Alabama (1-1=2); Tulsa (2-1=3); Wyoming (2-1=3); UTSA (1-1=2); FIU (3-0=3, 1 brup); WKU (3-3=6, 2 brups); Marshall (2-4=6); UAB (8-6=14); North Texas (3-2=5); MT (2-3=4, 1 INT); Old Dominion (2-2=4, 1 INT)
2015: Tulsa (5-5=10); Miami (6-1=7); Buffalo (5-3=8); Charlotte (2-0=2, 1 INT); Rice (3-1=4); Marshall (1-6=7); UTEP (3-3=6); FIU (2-4=6); WKU (7-3=10); MT (1-3=4, I INT returned 45 yards); UF (5-1=6, 1 INT); ODU (1-3=4)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 14 UAB (11/1/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 2.0 UAB (11/1/14)
Interceptions: 1 5X
Passes Defended: 2 WKU (10/18/14), Buffalo (9/19/15)

2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 14 UAB (11/1/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 2.0 UAB (11/1/14)
Interceptions: 1 at MT (11/22/14), Old Dominion 11/29/15)
Passes Defended: 2 WKU (10/18/14)

2015 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 10 at Tulsa (9/5/15); WKU (11/7/15)
Tackles for a Loss:
Interceptions: 1 at Charlotte (9/26/15), MT (11/14/15), UF (11/21/15)
Passes Defended: 2 Buffalo (9/19/15)

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