6  Ahmed Shakoor
Ahmed Shakoor
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Stone Mountain, Ga.

High School:
Stephenson

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 203

Position:
CB

Experience:
2L

SOPHOMORE Season (2009)
Started 10 games last season at cornerback and saw action in all 13...recorded 36 total tackles and was credited with a team-high 11 pass break-ups...recorded season-high six tackles in the win over Southern Illinois and the win at Tulane...credited with a season-high three pass breakups in the win at Memphis.

FRESHMAN Season (2008)
Played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams, and made eight tackles...posted season two tackles against Illinois State and again against Houston...credited withone tackle against West Virginia, Cincinnati, East Carolina, and Tulsa.

High School
The No. 27 cornerback in the nation according to ESPN.com...Ranked as the No. 46 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com...earned first team all-county honors as a junior...timed with a 4.44 second 40-yard dash...selected to participate in the 2007 DeKalb County All Star Game, where he was named a team captain and posted two interceptions and five tackles...was also named first-team all-county and second-team all-state in 2007...had 50 tackles, 12 pass break ups, and he returned a kickoff for a touchdown as a senior...joined high school teammate Cory McCutchen as the only two signees in MU's 2008 class coming from the same high school...chose Marshall over East Carolina, Louisiana Tech, Louisville, and Virginia Tech.