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6-0 / 190
Commodores impress in featured practice of Spring Ball
Vanderbilt hits the field for featured spring event of 2017
Unit features three returning starters, 10 letterwinners from year ago
Vanderbilt 10, Missouri 3
Popular Dore Jam fan day event scheduled this Sunday
Vanderbilt Commodores Spring Football
Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss on Nov. 19, 2016.
Vanderbilt at Georgia (10/15/16)
Vanderbilt's football team and police department joined in a walk of solidarity to the Commodores' first preseason practice.
Vanderbilt vs. Missouri homecoming game, 10/24/15. Photos by Joe Howell
Sheffield played in every game as a sophomore defensive back, earning a larger role as the season endured... Played both nickel back and cornerback in the Commodore secondary... Concluded the season with seven total tackles, including four solo stops... Posted multiple tackles against Middle Tennessee and Missouri.
Limited by an injury early in the year, Sheffield came on to create valuable role in Commodore secondary as true freshman... Played in the final six games, contributing at cornerback and nickel back... Finished the year with five total tackles, including four solo stops... Also registered a pair of defensed passes against Texas A&M.
Senior captain and three-time starter in secondary for one of Tennessee's most powerful private schools... As two-way starter, helped Ensworth to 34-3 overall record, Division II-AA state titles in 2012 and 2013, and the D-II state title game in 2014... As senior, registered 33 tackles and six INTs as CB, and posted 16 touchdowns as RB, earning First Team D-II All-State and All-Midstate honors... Named to Tennessean's Dandy Dozen All-Region team... Ended prep career with 12 INTs, 121 tackles and 21 defensed passes on defense, and 23 total touchdowns and more than 2,000 rushing yards on offense... Captured state triple jump title as a junior with 46'11" leap.
Donovan Alexander Sheffield... Born May 31, 1997 in Nashville... Son of Robert and Tamara Sheffield... Has four siblings: three sisters, Symone, Mykah and Jai; and a brother, Ryan... Dad played cornerback at Vanderbilt from 1993-96... Will become third-generation college football player in family... Working on a degree in Human and Organizational Development.
Total Tackles: 1, vs. Missouri, 10/24/15
Solo Tackles: 1, vs. Missouri, 10/24/15