Played in all 13 games, tallying four tackles,1.0 tackle for loss, 1.0 sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... Recorded four tackles in a homecoming victory against UT Martin ... Recorded four tackles and a pass breakup in the final two games, including the win vs. Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl.
Saw action in the final seven games of his sophomore season ... Served both on special teams and as a pass-rushing defensive end ... Posted four tackles on the year with two being quarterback sacks ... Recorded one sack against Houston and another against Kentucky ... Also credited with a pass breakup and three quarterback hurries on the year.
Saw playing time in nine games during his redshirt freshman season ... Played mainly on kick coverage units ... Recorded one tackle in victory over Vanderbilt ... Credited with one quarterback hurry against Houston.
Sat out his first year at State as a true freshman redshirt.
Only played high school football during his junior and senior seasons for Head Coach Craig Stump at West Brook High School in Beaumont, Texas ... Credited with running a 4.6 in the 40-yard dash and with a 39-inch vertical jump by his high school coach... Started all nine games in which he saw action during his senior season ... Made 33 tackles, including 5.5 tackles for loss (minus 46 yards), 3.5 of which were quarterback sacks (minus 31 yards) ... Forced a pair of fumbles and had one pass deflection during that senior campaign ... Started five times in the 12 games he played as a junior ... Had 18 tackles, including 12.0 for loss (minus 55 yards), 7.0 of which were QB sacks (minus 38 yards) ... Also recovered a fumble in his junior season, his first year playing football on the high school level ... Also an outstanding basketball player and track athlete, who ran the anchor leg of his high school team's mile relay ... Class 5A regional qualifier as a junior in the 400 meters for the Bruins ... Other top scholarship offers: Texas, Arkansas, Baylor and Boise State ... Committed to MSU in January 2008.
Born Shane Anthony McCardell, 1-16-90, in Beaumont, Texas ... Son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel McCardell.