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#40 Shawn Moorehead
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mason City, Iowa
High School: Mason City-Newman
Experience: 2 Letters
Shawn Moorehead
Courtesy: Iowa State University
Release: 07/07/2006

Moorehead at ISU: Awards and Honors ... CoSIDA District VII academic All-American (2005) ... Scholar-Athlete Award (2003, 2004) ... Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (F02, S03, F04, S05, F05, S06) ... Dean’s List (S05) ... first-team academic all-Big 12 (2004, 2005) ... ISU’s Bill Dailey Award (2004, most contribution without public recognition) ... co-recipient of 2005 Al and Dean Knudson Award (outstanding defensive player) ... 2005 co-recipient of the Winners’ Performance Award (excel in techniques, consistency, production, effectiveness and discipline) ... 2005 ... Played in all 12 games at end, starting the first six ... had 34 tackles, including 10 for loss and six sacks ... started the season with a bang, making five solo stops against Illinois State, four of which were for a loss ... had a season-high six tackles at Army, including two for loss and a sack on the last play of the game ... had four tackles coupled with a career-high two sacks in the Houston Bowl vs. TCU ... 2004 ... A hard-working former walk-on who  improved immensely to become an effective playmaker ... led the team in quarterback hurries with five, tied for first in forced fumbles with two, was second in sacks with 4.5 and ranked third on the team with nine tackles for loss ... tallied five tackles and 1.5 sacks in the Independence Bowl victory over Miami ... notched a pass breakup against the RedHawks ... ISU’s special teams MVP at the Independence Bowl ... blocked a second-quarter field-goal attempt vs. Nebraska to set up an ISU touchdown as the half expired ... recorded a career-high eight tackles against Kansas, including two for loss, a sack, a forced fumble and a pass breakup ... had five tackles, a sack and a forced fumble at Baylor ... tallied five tackles at Colorado ... registered one tackle for loss and two QB hurries against Northern Illinois ... had three solo tackles against UNI in his first collegiate appearance, including the first sack of his career ... had three tackles  in the spring game ... 2003 ... Squad member ... 2002 ... Redshirted initial collegiate season.


High School Experience: Lettered three times in football and track and four times in wrestling and baseball ... coached by Mike Dirksen.


Personal: Born Sept. 26, 1983, in Mason City, Iowa ... son of Dan and Kathy Moorehead ... mechanical engineering major.

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