Associated Press Little All-America Team includes Shephard
December 19, 2003DePauw junior Jamarcus Shephard, second in NCAA Division III kickoff return average last season, was named to The Associated Press Little All-America second team on Thursday. The honor was Shephard's fourth all-America award this week.
Shephard, a Fort Wayne Northrop High School graduate, averaged 34.7 yards on 19 returns this season, including two that went for touchdowns. He already has a DePauw record three returns for TDs for his career. Shephard also led the Tigers with 69 catches for 783 yards and was named the team's MVP and offensive player of the year as well as a first team all-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference choice and the SCAC Special Teams Player of the Year.
Earlier this week, he was named a first team Division III all-American by the American Football Coaches Association and college sports information directors and was a second team selection by Football Gazette.
The Associated Press Little All-America team honors the best players in NCAA Divisions II and III and NAIA. The complete team is available here.Back