Shane Vereen Biography, Age, Height/Weight, Family, Playing Career, New England Patriots, NFL statistics

Last Updated on August 7, 2022 by Administrator

Shane Vereen Biography

Shane Vereen is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football for the California Golden Bears.

Shane Vereen

Shane Vereen Age

Shane Vereen was born on March 2, 1989, in Santa Clarita, California.

Shane Vereen Height/Weight

Shane Vereen stands at a height of 1.78 m [5 ft 10 in]. (he has a weight of 93 kg [205 lb] )

Shane Vereen Net worth

Shane Vereen has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

Shane Vereen Family

Shane Vereen was born to Venita Taylor-Vereen (mother) and Henry Vereen (father). His father was a ninth-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1979 NFL Draft and played wide receiver in the Canadian Football League for the BC Lions in the early 1980s. He is a first cousin once removed of stage actor and dancer Ben Vereen. His brother Brock Vereen, played at the University of Minnesota and was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of 2014 NFL Draft.

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Shane Vereen Education

Shane Vereen attended Valencia High School (Valencia, California) He later joined California College.

Shane Vereen Playing Career

In the season opener against Michigan State, he rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown. The game marked the first time that two Cal running backs had completed over 100 yards rushing since the 2006 Holiday Bowl, with Best tallying 111 yards in the victory. For the season, he rushed for 715 yards and 4 touchdowns, along with 27 catches for 221 yards and a touchdown. For the season, he rushed for 952 yards and 12 touchdowns, along with 25 receptions for 244 yards and two touchdowns.

In the 2010 season opener against UC Davis on September 4, he had 67 rushing yards for two touchdowns, with a third receiving in a 52-3 blowout victory. On September 17 he had a career-high 198 rushing yards and three touchdowns as Cal fell to Nevada in Reno, and 102 rushing yards while being kept out of the end zone in a narrow loss to Arizona on September 25. On October 9, he had a 151-yard rushing performance with two touchdowns against UCLA. He finished the season with 1,167 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns to go with 22 catches for 209 yards and three touchdowns.

Shane Vereen New England Patriots

On November 21, he scored his first career NFL touchdown on a four-yard run in a 34-3 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Overall, in the 2012 season, he finished with 251 rushing yards, three rushing touchdowns, 149 receiving yards, and one receiving touchdown. In the Patriots’ first game of the 2012 NFL Playoffs, against the Houston Texans, Vereen had a career day: he had five receptions for 83 yards, scoring touchdowns on two of them.

He became only the second player in Patriots postseason history, joining Deion Branch, to score both a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown in the same postseason game. In Week 14 of the 2013 season, against the Cleveland Browns, he had 153 receiving yards and a rushing touchdown in the 27-26 victory.

Overall, in the 2013 season, he finished with 47 receptions, 427 receiving yards, three receiving touchdowns, 208 rushing yards, and one rushing touchdown. In the 2014 season, Vereen finished with 391 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns, 447 receiving yards, and three receiving touchdowns.

Shane Vereen New York Giants

In his first season with the Giants, he finished 260 rushing yards, 495 receiving yards, and four receiving touchdowns. On September 27, 2016, he was placed on injured reserve with a triceps injury. He was activated off injured reserve on December 10, 2016 prior to Week 14 against the Cowboys.

On December 20, 2016, he was placed back on injured reserve after re-injuring his triceps. In limited time due to injury in the 2016 season, he finished with 158 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown, and 94 receiving yards. During the 2017 season, he finished with 164 rushing yards and 253 receiving yards but did not record a touchdown for the first time in his career.

Shane Vereen New Orleans Saints

On July 18, 2018, he signed with the New Orleans Saints. He was placed on injured reserve on September 1, 2018 and was later released with an injury settlement.

Shane Vereen NFL statistics

Year

Team

G

Rushing

Receiving

Att

Yds

Avg

Lng

TDs

1st

Fum

Lst

Rec

Tgt

Yds

Avg

Lng

TDs

1st

Fum

Lst

2011

NE

5

15

57

3.8

19

1

2

0

0

2012

NE

13

62

251

4.0

16

3

15

0

0

8

13

149

18.6

83

1

6

1

1

2013

NE

8

44

208

4.7

21

1

10

1

0

47

69

427

9.1

50

3

25

0

0

2014

NE

16

96

391

4.1

19

2

15

0

0

52

77

447

8.6

49

3

24

0

0

2015

NYG

16

61

260

4.3

39

0

13

0

0

59

81

495

8.4

37

4

23

0

0

2016

NYG

5

33

158

4.8

25

1

8

1

1

11

19

94

8.5

16

0

4

1

1

2017

NYG

16

45

164

3.6

17

0

3

0

0

44

53

253

5.8

20

0

7

0

0

Career

79

356

1,489

4.2

39

8

66

2

1

221

312

1,865

8.4

83

11

89

2

2

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