Honors Top Scholars in College Football
University of Mississippi's Highest Award Given for Service
Includes 23 Football, 15 Soccer and 8 Volleyball Players
Graduate Linebacker Named Bobby Bowden Award Finalist
First Consensus and Unanimous First Team All-American since Michael Oher
Named to the preseason watch list for the Lott IMPACT Trophy for the second straight year ... Received a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA to play in 2014 ... Became the first ever two-time recipient of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award and will wear the No. 38 jersey this fall in Mullins' honor.
2013: Played in every game at linebacker and defensive end with two starts at DE after missing two years with knee injuries ... Finished seventh on team with 44 tackles (21 solo) and fourth with 7.5 TFLs ... Also had 2.0 sacks and four QB hurries ... Earned third letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Made his long-awaited return to the playing field with three tackles (two solo) in action at DE ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Made three tackles (one solo), playing mostly at LB ... at Texas (9/14/13): Made two tackles ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Made a season-high six tackles (four solo), including a TFL ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Posted one solo stop ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Made two tackles (one solo) ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Assisted on a tackle ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Posted four stops (two solo) with a TFL ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Posted two stops (one solo) with a half TFL and a QB hurry ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Posted a season-high eight tackles (four solo) with 1.5 TFLs and a sack ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Made five tackles (three solo), tied a career high with 2.5 TFLs and posted a QB hurry, in start ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Posted seven tackles with a sack for a 13-yard loss and two QB hurries ... Named to ESPN.com's SEC All-Bowl Team ... On the preseason watch lists for the Butkus Award and Lott IMPACT Trophy.
2012: Did not participate in the spring or fall while recovering from offseason surgery.
2011: Did not see action due to injury and was redshirted ... Spring 2011: Named the 22nd recipient of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award ... Received the Jeff Hamm Award as the Most Outstanding Defensive Player of spring drills ... Suffered a torn right ACL during the final week of spring practice.
2010: Played in all 12 games with six starts, including five at defensive end and one at Will linebacker ... Led team and finished 13th among SEC players with 5.0 sacks ... Led team in QB hurries with three, ranked second in TFLs with 9.0 and seventh in tackles with 48 ... Also posted one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Earned second letter ... vs. Jacksonville State (9/4): Registered two tackles, including his first career sack, and a QB hurry ... at Tulane (9/11): Posted three stops (two solo) ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Recorded six tackles (three solo) with a career-high 2.5 TFLs and 1.0 sack ... Also credited with a QB hurry ... vs. Fresno State (9/25): Assisted on two tackles, including 0.5 sack ... vs. Kentucky (10/2): Earned first career start at defensive end ... Tallied three tackles (two solo) and forced a fumble ... at Alabama (10/16): Tied career high with seven tackles (three solo), including 0.5 sack ... at Arkansas (10/23): Recovered a fumble and returned it 19 yards ... vs. Auburn (10/30): Recorded six solo tackles ... Also recorded 1.0 TFL for two yards ... vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (11/6): Recorded an assisted tackle and a QB hurry ... at Tennessee (11/13): Tallied four tackles (one solo) ... Posted 1.5 TFL for 8 yards, including 1.0 sack for six yards ... at LSU (11/20): Recorded five tackles (two solo) ... vs. Mississippi State (11/27): Tallied career-high nine tackles (seven solo) in a start ... Also posted 2.0 TFLs and 1.0 QB sack ... 2010 Spring: Credited with a game high-tying four tackles and two TFLs in the Grove Bowl ... Received the Scholar-Athlete Award from the Ole Miss Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.
2009: Named SEC All-Freshman (SEC Coaches) ... Saw action in 11 games ... Posted 20 tackles (15 solo) including 2.0 TFLs and one interception returned for a touchdown ... Posted a tackle in eight of the 11 games played ... Earned first letter ... at Memphis (9/6): Recorded two tackles, including 1.5 TFLs in his first career action ... vs. Southeastern La. (9/19): Intercepted his first career pass and returned it 58 yards for a TD ... Finished with three solo tackles ... Also forced two fumbles ... at South Carolina (9/24): Posted one solo stop ... vs. UAB (10/17): Posted career-high seven tackles (four solo) and 0.5 TFL ... vs. Arkansas (10/24): Tallied two stops (one solo) ... at Auburn (10/31): Posted two solo stops ... vs. Northern Arizona (11/7): Posted one solo tackle ... Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech (1/2): Posted two solo tackles.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first team All-State honors from the Alabama Sports Writers Association and the Birmingham News as a junior and senior ... PrepStar and SuperPrep All-Region selection ... Rated the No. 10 player in Alabama and the No. 16 LB in the nation by Rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 20 LB in the nation by ESPN and No. 26 Scout.com ... Earned first team All-Region and All-Area honors ... Ranked No. 6 on the Birmingham News' Super Senior list ... Ranked 84th on the Mobile Press Register's Super Southeast ... Named Defensive MVP of the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game ... Totaled 89 tackles and 20 TFLs as a senior ... Posted 112 tackles, seven sacks and recovered five fumbles as a junior ... A member of the National Honor Society ... Coached in high school by David Norwood ... Served as a Command Sergeant Major in Junior ROTC.
PERSONAL: Son of Malcolm and Sherry Shackelford ... Full name is Deterrian Lavon Shackelford ... Went by "D.T." during his first five years at Ole Miss ... Born: Feb. 26, 1991 ... Graduated in May 2012 with a bachelor's degree in history and has completed coursework for a master's degree in higher education ... Made Chancellor's Honor Roll for Spring 2010 and Fall 2010, Dean's Honor Roll for Fall 2012 and Spring 2014 and U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Fall 2009, Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 ... 2013 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award Semifinalist ... 2010 and 2013 nominee for the Wuerffel Trophy, which honors exemplary community service with outstanding academic and athletic achievement ... Ole Miss nominee for the 2013 and 2014 AFCA Good Works Teams ... Semifinalist for the 2013 Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup award ... 2013 SEC Community Service Team ... Has helped lead two different Ole Miss football groups on spring break missions to Panama (2013) and Haiti (2014).
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