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Sheldon Rankins
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Sheldon  Rankins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Covington, Ga.

High School:
Eastside

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 303

Position:
DE


07/21/2015

Football Picked to Finish Third in Atlantic Division

The Cardinals garnered one first-place vote and 746 points in the poll.

04/02/2015

Despite Holes to Fill, Grantham Pleased with Progress

Cardinals have six practices in the books

12/10/2014

Holliman and Mauldin Earn First Team All-ACC Accolades

Holliman tied an NCAA record with 14 interceptions

12/01/2014

A Total of 10 Cardinals Earn All-ACC Honors

Gerod Holliman named first team All-ACC

09/27/2014

Athletic Director's Honor Roll Names 494

Cards set a record in classsroom achievement

04/17/2015

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL SPRING GAME

Louisville Football Wendy's Wonderful Kids' Spring Game

12/30/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL v GEORGIA | BELK BOWL

Louisville Football v Georgia | Belk Bowl

11/29/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL v KENTUCKY

Louisville Football v Kentucky

11/22/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL at NOTRE DAME

Louisville Football at Notre Dame

11/08/2014

LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL at BOSTON COLLEGE

Louisville Football at Boston College

2014 JUNIOR SEASON
Enjoyed a career-best season, recording 53 tackles and team-highs with 8.0 sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss... started all 13 games... voted a third-team All-ACC selection by the coaches and media... recorded two interceptions from his defensive line position... totaled three tackles and recovered a fumble versus Virginia... credited with a career-high eight tackles and one sack in a 34-3 win over FIU... intercepted his first career pass against Wake Forest... credited with six tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack in a win over NC State... credited with six tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss , 1.5 sacks and his second interception at Boston College... credited with six tackles in a win over Kentucky... made five tackles and notched a sack in the Belk Bowl loss to Georgia.

2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Has played in 10 and started the bowl game against Miami... finished with four tackles for loss, including three sacks... finished with two tackles in six games this season... had two tackles for loss with one sack and a forced fumble against Memphis... recorded two tackles with one sack in wins over Rutgers and FIU.

2012 FRESHMAN SEASON
Appeared in 10 games and earned two starts... Finished with seven tackles and one sack... Had a sack for a loss of 11 yards in Sugar Bowl win over Florida... Made three tackles versus Missouri State in first collegiate start.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Rick Hurst at Eastside High School... Three-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com... Rated as the No. 32 strongside defensive end and No. 43 player from Georgia by Rivals... Recorded 50 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and nine sacks as a senior... Two-time second team All-State honoree.

PERSONAL
Son of Cheryl and Ira Rankins... born 4/2/94... health and human performance major major.

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