Duke Football BIO
63 Chris Shannon
2009: Did not see game action.
2008: Played in all 12 games, serving as Duke’s long snapper ... played 124 snaps on special teams ... recovered one fumble at Vanderbilt.
2007: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterman at Phillips Academy under Leon Modeste ... all-region pick by PrepStar magazine ... recorded 26 tackles and three sacks as a senior and earned All-New England Prep School All-Star team honors ... two-time Division I All-Star choice by the Eagle Tribune ... served as team captain during senior season ... helped Phillips to a three-year record of 19-6 with two appearances in the New England Prep School Class A Championship game ... also participated in track and field, earning top-five finishes in both the shot put (3rd) and discus (5th) at the 2006 New England Prep School Class A championships ... helped team to the 2006 New England Prep School Class A state track and field championship ... received the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award in 2007.
Personal: Son of Carolyn and Michael Shannon ... father played football and lacrosse at Holy Cross while mother was a member of the track and field and lacrosse teams at Holy Cross ... brother, Mike, played football at Dartmouth ... born June 8, 1988 ... majoring in Sociology.