At Navy: Enters the fall listed as a starter at outside linebacker ... an athletic player who has battled injuries throughout his career ... played very well during spring ball ... has the athletic tools to have a great season ... has good speed ... has earned one varsity letter.
2010: Saw action in every game as a member of the special teams unit ... turned in a pair of tackles in Navy's win over East Carolina ... turned in a solo tackle on special teams in Navy's 31-17 victory over Army ... subbing in for Aaron McCauley on a handful of plays, he contributed a tackle in Navy's loss to Duke.
2009: Played in four games ... blocked a punt against Temple that David Wright returned for a touchdown.
2008: Played in the final three regular season games of the year ... played two plays against Notre Dame and Army and four plays against Northern Illinois.
High School / Personal: A 2008 graduate of P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, Shannon was a four-year letterwinner in football who also earned a letter in track & field ... garnered Second-Team All-State (Fla.) honors as a senior, as well as first-team all-area kudos ... served as team captain his senior year ... named the team's defensive captain in 2007 ... father, James, played football at Florida ... son of James and Wendy Shannon ... majoring in History.