Player Bio

Shea McClellin
LB #50
Height:
6-3
Weight:
245
Age:
26
College:
Boise State
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
12
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 80 45 35 7.5 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2014 CHI 12 10 36 24 12 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 CHI 14 10 30 14 16 4.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2012 CHI 14 0 14 7 7 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 40 games with 20 starts over three seasons with the Bears (28 games with 10 starts at defensive end and 12 games with 10 starts at linebacker)… Owns 120 tackles (45 solo), 7.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles for a loss, 1 pass deflection, 1 fumbl3e recovery and 2 special teams tackles… Earned his first Defensive Player of the Week award for his efforts at GB (11/4/) where he set then career highs in tackles (5), sacks (3) and tackles for a loss (2)... Has recorded 4.5 sacks against Green Bay since entering the league in 2012, only Julius Peppers has recorded more sacks (5.5) against the Packers in that time frame.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 40 games with 20 starts over three seasons with the Bears (28 games with 10 starts at defensive end and 12 games with 10 starts at linebacker)… Owns 120 tackles (45 solo), 7.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles for a loss, 1 pass deflection, 1 fumbl3e recovery and 2 special teams tackles… Earned his first Defensive Player of the Week award for his efforts at GB (11/4/) where he set then career highs in tackles (5), sacks (3) and tackles for a loss (2)... Has recorded 4.5 sacks against Green Bay since entering the league in 2012, only Julius Peppers has recorded more sacks (5.5) against the Packers in that time frame.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2013 - NFC Defensive Player of the Week at GB (11/4).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered NFL as a first-round pick (19th overall) by Chicago in the 2012 NFL Draft... Signed by Bears to 4-year contract with 5th-year option (5/11/12). SIGNED through 2015

2014 SEASON: Appeared in 12 contests (Games 1-2 & 7-16) with 10 starts at linebacker (Games 1-2, 7, 9-14 & 16), collecting a career-high 84 tackles – including 1 sack and 4.5 additional TFLs – and 1 PBU… Added 2 stops on special teams… Missed Weeks 3-6 due to a hand injury. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 12-10

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2013 - Started 10-of-14 games played in his sophomore outing totaling 29 tackles and 3 TFLs... Set career-highs in sacks (4) and collected first career fumble recovery… Recorded 3 sacks and 2 tackles for a loss en route to his first NFC Defensive Player of the Week award at GB (11/4)... Missed games vs. DET (11/10) and vs. BAL (11/17) with an injured hamstring. 2012 - Recorded 2.5 sacks, 2 TFLs and 7 tackles during 14 contests in rookie season with Chicago... Registered first career sack during 1.5 sack performance in Week 2 at GB (9/13)...  Missed Week 11 at SF (11/19) due to concussion sustained during opening minutes of Week 10 contest vs. HOU (11/11)...  Missed Week 15 contest vs. GB due to knee injury.

COLLEGE: Started 37-of-49 games played at Boise State (2008-11)… Totaled 130 tackles (64 solo), 20.5 sacks, 33.0 TFLs and 4 INTs with 2 defensive touchdowns... 2nd team All-American and 1st-team all-Mountain West as a senior... Named Boise State’s defensive most-valuable-player in senior year and team’s outstanding defensive lineman as a junior... 1st-team all-Western Athletic Conference as a junior.

PERSONAL: Idaho Statesman first-team all-state at RB and LB for Marsing (ID) High School…  Named the Western Idaho Conference offensive player-of-the-year and defensive player-of-the-year… For the Huskies basketball team, the small forward averaged 16.7 points and 11.6 rebounds per game in 2006-07… On the baseball diamond, hit .453 with 21 runs batted in and 10 stolen bases as a junior.

Recent Articles

  • McClellin shining at inside linebacker

    Posted Aug 6, 2015

    After playing defensive end in 2012-13 and outside linebacker last year with the Bears, McClellin is excelling in training camp at inside linebacker in coordinator Vic Fangio's 3-4 scheme.

  • McClellin's comfort level increasing

    Posted Aug 15, 2014

    Bears coach Marc Trestman praised converted defensive end Shea McClellin Friday for his improved play at strongside linebacker in Thursday night’s preseason win over the Jaguars.

  • Bears moving McClellin to linebacker

    Posted Feb 20, 2014

    Bears coach Marc Trestman confirmed Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine that third-year pro Shea McClellin will move from defensive end to linebacker.

  • McClellin may move to linebacker

    Posted Jan 5, 2014

    After recording only 6.5 sacks in his first two seasons with the Bears, 2012 first-round draft pick Shea McClellin may be moving from defensive end to linebacker in 2014.

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