Player Bio

Adam Shaheen
TE #87
Height:
6-6
Weight:
270
Age:
23
College:
Ashland
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
7
YDS
82
AVG
11.7
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 7 82 11.7 31 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 CHI 10 6 7 82 11.7 31 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 ATL L 17-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @TB L 7-29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 PIT W 23-17 1 2 2 2 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @GB L 14-35 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 MIN L 17-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @BAL W 27-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CAR W 17-3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NO L 12-20 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 GB L 16-23 2 39 19.5 31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 DET L 24-27 4 41 10.3 22 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

COLLEGE CAREER: Caught 124 passes for 1,755 yards (14.1 avg) and 26 touchdowns in 31 career games at Ashland ... ranks 5th all time in school history in career receptions, 10th in career receiving yards and 2nd in catches in a season ... caught a school record 4 touchdowns vs. Northwood (10/9/16).

JUNIOR: Led all Division II tight ends in receptions (52) and yards (867) and led all college football tight ends with 16 touchdown receptions, setting an Ashland single-season record in the process ... 1 of 42 candidates for the Harlon Hill Trophy, recognizing the best Division II college football player ... earned first-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors and was named to CoSIDA's Academic All-District team. SOPHOMORE: Ashland's breakout offensive standout as a redshirt sophomore ... set a new program standard for tight ends with 70 catches, also good for the highest total for any tight end at any NCAA level in 2015 ... added 803 yards and 10 touchdowns receiving ... following the season, earned American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Coaches' All-America, D2Football.com honorable mention All-American, College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) Academic All-American Division II second team, Don Hansen All-Super Region Four second team, Division II Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region 4 second team, CoSIDA Academic All-District, All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference first team and GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team honors. FRESHMAN: As the Eagles' No. 3 tight end, caught two passes for 85 yards in nine games ... Both catches came in the final two games, both on the road - a 42-yarder at Grand Valley State in Week 9 and a 43-yarder at Michigan Tech in Week 10.

PERSONAL: Averaged 19 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior on his way to garnering All-Ohio Capital Conference honors ... posted career-highs of 44 points against and 20 rebounds against Licking Heights High School in 2012-13 ... also earned All-OCC and second-team all-district accolades as a football player ... played as a true freshman on the Pitt-Johnstown men's basketball team in 2013-14, averaging 13.2 minutes, 5.5 points and 3.1 rebounds in 26 games.
COLLEGE CAREER: Caught 124 passes for 1,755 yards (14.1 avg) and 26 touchdowns in 31 career games at Ashland ... ranks 5th all time in school history in career receptions, 10th in career receiving yards and 2nd in catches in a season ... caught a school record 4 touchdowns vs. Northwood (10/9/16).

JUNIOR: Led all Division II tight ends in receptions (52) and yards (867) and led all college football tight ends with 16 touchdown receptions, setting an Ashland single-season record in the process ... 1 of 42 candidates for the Harlon Hill Trophy, recognizing the best Division II college football player ... earned first-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors and was named to CoSIDA's Academic All-District team. SOPHOMORE: Ashland's breakout offensive standout as a redshirt sophomore ... set a new program standard for tight ends with 70 catches, also good for the highest total for any tight end at any NCAA level in 2015 ... added 803 yards and 10 touchdowns receiving ... following the season, earned American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Coaches' All-America, D2Football.com honorable mention All-American, College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) Academic All-American Division II second team, Don Hansen All-Super Region Four second team, Division II Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region 4 second team, CoSIDA Academic All-District, All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference first team and GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team honors. FRESHMAN: As the Eagles' No. 3 tight end, caught two passes for 85 yards in nine games ... Both catches came in the final two games, both on the road - a 42-yarder at Grand Valley State in Week 9 and a 43-yarder at Michigan Tech in Week 10.

PERSONAL: Averaged 19 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior on his way to garnering All-Ohio Capital Conference honors ... posted career-highs of 44 points against and 20 rebounds against Licking Heights High School in 2012-13 ... also earned All-OCC and second-team all-district accolades as a football player ... played as a true freshman on the Pitt-Johnstown men's basketball team in 2013-14, averaging 13.2 minutes, 5.5 points and 3.1 rebounds in 26 games.
 

Recent Articles

  • Shaheen off to impressive start in camp

    Posted Aug 4, 2017

    Bears rookie tight end Adam Shaheen is making a smooth transition from Division II to the NFL, impressing coaches in training camp with his receiving skills and blocking ability.

  • Shaheen continuing to shine in practice

    Posted Jul 31, 2017

    Rookie tight end Adam Shaheen continued to impress at training camp Monday, catching two touchdown passes from Mark Sanchez in a five-play span late in practice.

  • Journey takes Shaheen back to football

    Posted Jun 22, 2017

    Bears second-round pick Adam Shaheen's journey from the basketball court to the football field is featured in the latest edition of "Meet the Rookies," a four-part series on ChicagoBears.com.

  • Bears sign Shaheen to four-year deal

    Posted May 19, 2017

    The Bears on Friday signed second-round draft pick Adam Shaheen, a tight end from Division II Ashland University, to a four-year contract.

Recent Videos

  • Shaheen on improving in passing game

    Posted Nov 13, 2017

    Rookie tight end Adam Shaheen talks to the media Monday at Halas Hall.

  • Meet The Rookies: Adam Shaheen

    Posted Jun 22, 2017

    Once an accomplished small college basketball player, Adam Shaheen explains what led him to abandon that plan and not only change schools, but shift his athletic pursuits entirely. It’s a long road from Division II to the NFL and a former coach backs up why he always believed it was a path the Bears second-round Draft pick could successfully travel.

  • Adam Shaheen joins Good Morning Football

    Posted Jun 15, 2017

    Bears tight end Adam Shaheen talks about meeting Kate Foster and what he'll bring to the Bears this season.

  • Shaheen: Miller, Sims are helping me learn

    By NFL Network - Posted Jun 15, 2017

    Bears tight end Adam Shaheen talks about what he's learning from veteran tight ends Zach Miller and Dion Sims.