Former All-Big 12 OL Adam Shead joins Predators
Monday December 7, 2015
ORLANDO – December 7, 2015 – The Orlando Predators have agreed to terms with former Oklahoma Sooners offensive lineman Adam Shead, the franchise announced today. Shead enters his rookie season in the Arena Football League.
“Adam is a big, powerful blocker who has played in big time games throughout his college career,” said Head Coach Rob Keefe. “He has his sights set on playing football at the highest level and will have a great opportunity to showcase his tremendous talent as an Orlando Predator.”
Shead (6-4, 315, Oklahoma) started 39 games for the Sooners during his college career at Oklahoma. As a senior in 2014, he earned second-team All-Big 12 Conference accolades while anchoring a unit that allowed an FBS-low nine total sacks. A starter at left guard, Shead paved the way for an offense that ranked 10th in the nation in rushing, racking up 261.2 yards per game on the ground.
Following his collegiate career, Shead participated in the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine and attended Chicago Bears rookie minicamp.
About The Orlando Predators
The Orlando Predators celebrate their 25th Anniversary in 2016 as Central Florida’s most exciting and innovative professional sports franchise. Proud members of the Arena Football League, the Predators have achieved unprecedented success on the field. Orlando has advanced to the AFL playoffs a league-leading 22 times in their history while securing seven conference championships, including two ArenaBowl Championship victories in 1998 and 2000.