Battled injuries during his redshirt junior season.
Reserve defensive tackle who appeared in five games and made two tackles…had one stop against both The Citadel and Wake Forest.
Appeared in seven games and made three tackles as a backup defensive lineman.
Run-stopping tackle who was rated a four-star defensive lineman by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and a three-star by 247Sports in the 2012 recruiting class…explodes off the ball and displays great strength in engaging blockers and defending a gap well…ranked the No. 7 player in state of Alabama, No. 10 defensive tackle and No. 51 player regionally by ESPN while also being listed No. 114 in the ESPNU150…totaled 54 tackles, including 10 for loss and 5.5 sacks as a senior…added 15 quarterback hurries and caught a touchdown pass as a tight end while helping Prattville to the Class 6A state championship…as a three-year starter, Prattville finished 33-8, advanced to the finals of the Class 6A playoffs twice, won the Class 6A Region Four title twice, going 16-2 in region play… earned a No. 22 final ranking in the USA Today High School Poll in 2011…No. 6 on the The Birmingham News 2012 Super Seniors List…selected Prattville High School’s first U.S. Army All-American and took part in the bowl playing for the West team…No. 18 on the Mobile Register’s Elite 18 List of Prospects…named to the Elmore-Autauga Super Football Team by the Montgomery Advertiser and Prattville Progress…named Class 5A-6A All-Metro by the Advertiser…earned ASWA Class 6A All-State honors as a senior…recorded 65 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior… listed as the No. 10 defensive tackle, No. 5 player in the state and No. 135 on the Rivals Top 250…10th-rated defensive tackle by Scout and No. 18 player in the state and No. 39 defensive tackle by 247Sports…chose Florida State over Auburn and Tennessee…born October 20, 1993…majoring in social science.
|#92 Shanks, J.|
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