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Shephard named SCAC Offensive Player of the Week

October 4, 2004

shephard04.jpgGREENCASTLE, Ind. - DePauw senior wide receiver Jamarcus Shephard has been selected as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Tigers' 28-24 win at Chicago.


Shephard caught 10 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns with the scores going for 50 and 57 yards. Shephard moved into fifth place on DePauw's all-time reception list, fourth on the receiving charts and third in all-purpose yardage.


For the season he has 27 receptions for 445 yards. His 89.0 receiving yards per game ranks second in the SCAC and his 5.4 catches per game ranks fourth. Shephard is third in the SCAC in all-purpose yardage.