Julian Shives-Sams

RS Senior

Slidell, La.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 282

Defensive Line



Social Sciences

Julian Shives-Sams

TULANE: A two-year letterwinner who has played in 30 career games with one start... career defensive numbers include 31 tackles (14 solo), including two stops for lost yardage and two sacks and one blocked field goal... begins fall camp as the starting nose tackle.

2007 (JUNIOR): Saw action in 10 games and contributed nine tackles, including two takedowns for lost yardage... best game was a four-tackle performance, including two stops for lost yardage, against No. 2 LSU... added three tackles against Mississippi State... missed the UTEP game... 2006 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games and earned his first career start at UTEP... produced three tackles and one stop for lost yardage at Houston in the season opener... finished with two tackles each against UTEP, Marshall, UCF and Tulsa... was credited with a blocked field goal vs. Southern Miss... 2005 (FRESHMAN RS): Played in the final five games of the season, recording four tackles (two solo)... added a pair of stops against Rice... 2004 (FRESHMAN): Played in two games before suffering an injury and received a medical hardship... tallied three tackles, one solo, and his first career sack as well as a quarterback pressure against Florida A&M.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way starter in high school who was a first team all-district choice at both tight end and defensive end in 2003... also a first team all-parish selection on both sides of the ball... served as team captain... selected to Louisiana Football Magazine's "Best of the Rest" list at defensive end in 2003... compiled 143 career tackles with 33 TFLs, 24 hurries, 10 sacks, four fumbles forced and three recovered... set a school record for tackles by a defensive lineman with 87 during his senior year... recorded 21 tackles for loss, seven sacks and 15 hurries while forcing four fumbles and recovering two... as a junior, he was credited with 56 tackles, 12 TFL, nine hurries, three sacks and an interception while leading his team to its first 5A playoff berth.

PERSONAL: Majoring in social sciences... born December 21, 1985, in Cincinnati, Ohio... the son of Bridget Faciane.

Shives-Sams' Career Defensive Stats
2004*	2/0	1-2-3	0.5-0	1-0	0/0	1	0	0-0
2005	5/0	2-2-4	0-0	0-0	0/0	0	0	0-0
2006	12/1	8-7-15	1.5-8	1-8	0/0	0	1	0-0
2007	11/0	3-6-9	2-4	0-0	0-0	0/0	0	0-0
Career	30/1	14-17-31	2-8	2-8	0/0	1	1	0-0
*received medical hardship


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