D.J. Shockley
D.J.  Shockley

College Park, Ga.

High School:
North Clayton

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 206




High School: North Clayton...2000 USA Today All-USA Second Team....2000 Parade Magazine All-America Team..SUPERPREP Elite 50, All-America, and ranked as the top QB in the country....The AtlantaJournal-Constitution Super Southern 100, Top 50 in Georgia, Marvelous Metro Eleven and Class AAAAA All-State Quarterback....2000 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAAA All-State Quarterback....threw for 1,861 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, as well as rushing for 864 yards and eight more TDs....junior season threw for 1,352 yards and 17 touchdowns and added 733 yards on the ground with nine scores...three-year starter at North Clayton where father was coach...four-sport athlete that also excelled in baseball, basketball and track and field....High School Coach: Don Shockley.

College: 2001 -- Redshirted.

2002 -- Solid spring competing for playing time at QB....completed four of 17 passes for 90 yards in annual spring G-Day game....listed as number two QB at conclusion of spring drills....recipient of William K. and Jane H. Holmes Endowed Football Scholarship....has played in nine games missing four with a foot injury suffered vs. S.C.....ran for one TD and passed for a second in debut vs. Clemson in season opener....best games vs. Kentucky (6 x 38 rushing, 10/14 passing for 102 yards and two TD's) and vs. Georgia Tech (6x20 yards rushing and 1 TD, 5x8 passing for 86 yards).....threw 37-yard TD pass in Nokia Sugar Bowl win over FSU.....member of team that won Georgia's first SEC championship in 20 years, defeated FSU for Nokia Sugar Bowl title, set school record for most victories in a season (13), and finished with a final national ranking of No. 3.......part of offense that finished as the SEC's top scoring offense (32.14) and passing efficiency offense (138.91).

2003 -- Solid spring.....completed five of seven passes in annual spring G-day game....listed as number two QB at conclusion of spring drills....played in six games before knee injury sidelined him for remainder of the season....part of Georgia team that has won 31 games over the past three seasons and ranks among the top five teams nationally in winning percentage.

2004 -- Contact work limited in spring following rehab....expected to be full speed by pre-season practice....recipient of William K. and Jane H. Holmes Endowed Football Scholarship...completed 26-of-57 passes for 464 yards and four touchdowns in nine games during the regular season...also rushed for 87 yards as the Bulldogs' change-of-pace quarterback...saw his most extensive playing time against Georgia Tech, completing 5-of-16 passes for 112 yards and a touchdown as David Greene was sidelined with a thumb injury....2004 SEC Academic Honor Roll....part of team that posted 42-10 record from 2001-04 (sixth best in the country), three straight seasons of 10 or more wins, three straight bowl victories, and three consecutive national top six finishes.

2005 -- -- Completed 11-of-19 passes for 193 yards and three TDs in annual spring game.. Started his first career game vs. Boise State and tied a school record with five touchdown passes...also rushed for one TD setting school record for TD responsibility with six...for his performance, named SEC Offensive Player of the Week, Cingular Wireless/ABC Sports All-America Player of the Week and The Sporting News Player of the Week... one of 11 players named to the AFCA National Good Works Team for outstanding contributions in community service...led the offense to 543 total yards on 53 plays against Louisiana-Monroe, giving the Bulldogs a 10.2 yards per play average which was the highest in the SEC through Sept. 17....racked up a career-high 312 passing yards in a win over Mississippi State.....injured his left knee against Arkansas and missed the Florida game...led Bulldogs to the SEC Eastern Division title thanks to a four-touchdown performance during a win against Kentucky...named MVP of the SEC Championship Game after passing for 112 yards and two touchdowns and running for another score versus LSU....completed 20 of 33 passes for 277 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 71 yards vs. West Virginia in the 2006 Sugar Bowl...Division-I semifinalist for Draddy Trophy, given to a top college football player who has at least a 3.0 GPA and has completed significant community service...named as 1 of 7 finalist for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is given to the nation's top senior collegiate quarterback....named as a semifinalist for the Maxwell Award, which is given annually to the collegiate Player of the Year...at conclusion of his career, had set several Georgia records including Career Pass Efficiency Rating (142.86, 2002-05), Most TD Passes in a Season (24 in 2005, ties Eric Zeier), TD Responsibility in a Season (28 in 2005), TD Responsibility in a Game (6 vs. Boise State in 2005), and Most TD Passes in a Game (5 vs. Boise State in 2005, ties mark by David Greene vs. LSU in 2004).... named first team All-SEC by the Associated Press and second team by the SEC Coaches...winner of 2005 Bobby Bowden Award which recognizes a Division 1-A player who epitomizes the student-athlete by conducting himself as a faith model in the community, classroom, and on the field....winner of the team's Vince Dooley Most Valuable Player Award for 2005....part of class that earned 44 victories--most by any senior class in Georgia history....elected by teammates as permanent team captain of 2005 Bulldogs... SEC Academic Honor Roll....invited to play in Senior Bowl post season all-star game... December, 2005 UGA graduate...... recipient of Atlanta-Greensboro Football Scholarship... Best Game - 289 passing yards, 85 rushing yards, 6 total TDs vs. Boise State. (CAREER-HIGH PASSING YDS: 312 vs. Miss. St. - 9/24/05, CAREER-HIGH PASSING TDS: 5 vs. Boise St. - 9/3/05)...Major: Speech Communication.


Year G/GS Att. Yds Per/Att. Per/Gm. TD LG
2002 10/0 36 115 3.2 11.5 2 29 UK
2003 6/0 16 101 6.3 16.8 1 29 CU
2004 10/0 24 113 4.3 11.3 0 35 UK
2005 12/12 78 322 4.1 26.8 4 40 BSU
Totals 38/12 154 651 4.23 17.1 7 40 BSU


Year G/GS Comp. Att Pct. Yds Int. TD LG
2002 10/0 32 52 .615 415 2 5 37 VU, FSU
2003 6/0 9 21 .429 88 1 1 16 AU
2004 10/0 26 60 .433 464 1 4 53 GT
2005 12/12 310 173 .558 2588 5 34 56 BSU
Totals 38/12 443 240 .542 3555 9 34 56 BSU


Year G/GS Rec. Yds. Per/Rec. Per/Gm. TD LG
2002 10/0 1 4 4 0.4 0 4 UK
2003 6/0 1 1 1 0.2 0 1 MT
Totals 16/0 2 5 2.5 0.31 0 4 UK

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