Trevor Rozkowski, USA Today

Nathan Shepherd is a New York Jet

April 28, 2018 - 3:33 am

With the 72nd pick overall in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected Fort Hays State defensive tackle Nathan Shepherd. 

Nathan Shepherd became just the third Fort Hays State player in history selected in the NFL Draft.
Shepherd was the first NCAA Division II player taken in the 2018 NFL Draft. He joins Frankie Neal and Steve Crosby as players out of Fort Hays State selected in the NFL Draft. He is the first selection for FHSU in 31 years as Neal was the last in 1987.
Shepherd was a standout defensive tackle at Fort Hays State, winning many awards during his time at the college. 

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