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  • S Shivers Signs Three-year Deal

    By ClanRam staff

    S Jason Shivers has signed a three-year contract with the St. Louis Rams, the team announced today.

    Shivers, the Rams' fifth-round draft selection from Arizona State (158th overall), played in 36 games for the Sun Devils, starting the final 34. He recorded 314 tackles (186 solo) with two sacks, five tackles for loss, three fumble recoveries, five forced fumbles, six interceptions, and 10 passes defensed. Shivers also averaged 26.4 yards on five kickoff returns and 5.3 yards on three punt returns.

    The Phoenix, AZ, native left ASU after his junior year that saw him earn Defensive and Special Teams MVP honors. Also as a junior, Shivers earned all-America third-team and all-Pac 10 Conference first-team honors by the NFL Draft Report, adding second-team all-Pac 10 honors from the league's media.

    Shivers is the first 2004 Rams' draft choice to sign a contract, and the 16th draft pick in the NFL to sign to this point.
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    Re: S Shivers Signs Three-year Deal

    Very nice. I have a good feeling about Shivers. I am glad we signed him already.
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