Cecil Shorts III

Date of Birth
Dec 21, 1987
College
Mount Union
Height
6-0
Weight
202 lbs

Cecil Shorts III

Bio

Cecil Shorts III is a wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football at the University of Mount Union and was drafted in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS

Shorts was born on December 22, 1987 in Kent, Ohio. He played quarterback for Collinwood High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He played under his father, Cecil Shorts Jr., who was the head coach of the high school.

UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION

After being the second-string QB as a freshman, Shorts was moved to WR as a sophomore.

In his first year as a WR, Shorts caught 77 passes for 1,484 yards and 23 TDs, an Ohio Athletic Conference record. He was then named the Division-III Offensive Player of the Year in 2009 after he recorded 100 catches for 1,736 yards and 19 TDs.

He finished his collegiate career w...

Statistics
STATS
REC
TAR
YDS
Y/R
TD
LONG
20+
40+
FUM
RZ TAR
1DN
YDS/G
2013 Regular Season
66
124
777
11.8
3
59
9
0
0
13
41
59.77
AFC South
Houston Texans