42 Leonard Shivers


LB • 5-9
Southwest Dekalb

At UWG: Young linebacker returning to Braves program for 2005 season … hard worker who impressed during off-season and spring drills … needs more experience to continue development … enters preseason drills as backup on the depth chart …

High School: Is a product of the legendary Buck Godfrey’s program at Southwest DeKalb … won plaudits for offensive ability, rushing for 1,539 yards and scoring nine touchdowns during senior season … was named team MVP, most versatile player, won Bowen Homes Building Block Award, and a V-103 Player of the Week … also made 49 tackles as a senior linebacker … also played basketball and was a member of the track team …

Personal: Born November 11, 1985 … son of Barry Joyce and Andrea Shivers … hobbies include school, money, friends and traveling … other favorites include, food: shrimp pasta; TV: Martin, Fresh Prince and Jamie Foxx; other sport: basketball; music: hip-hop and R&B; performers: Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy and TI … boyhood hero was Michael Jordan; non-sports hero is Denzel Washington … prefers Leno to Letterman and grilled ribs over smoked … would love to meet Beyonce’ … is a National Dean’s List honoree … majoring in Management/Information Systems.

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