Shawn Crable was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round (78th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft ... Signed by the Patriots (7/21/08) ... Placed on injured reserve (11/5/08) ... Placed on injured reserve (9/5/09) .... Released by the Patriots (7/28/10) ... Signed to the Patriots practice squad (9/6/10)... Signed to the Patriots 53-man roster (9/25/10).
2009: Placed on injured reserve on Sept. 5.
2008 (0/0): Listed as a gameday inactive for the season's first eight games before being placed on injured reserve with a shin injury on Nov. 5.
In 47 games at the University of Michigan, Crable started 20 contests at strong-side linebacker ... He recorded 148 tackles (101 solos), ranking tied for 10th on the school's all-time record list ... Had 16 sacks and finished seventh in Wolverines annals with 43 stops for losses of 163 yards ... His 43 tackles for losses rank seventh on the school's career-record list ... His 28.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage in 2007 set a Michigan season-record ... Was an All-American second-team choice by the Walter Camp Football Foundation as a senior and was a Butkus Award and Bednarik Award semi-finalist ... Served as one of the team's three captains ... Ranked second in the nation with a school season-record 28.5 stops for losses of 85 yards.
Shawn Crable was born on December 26, 1984 ... Attended Washington (Massillon, Ohio) High School ... Made 75 tackles, 17 sacks, three forced fumbles and two interceptions as a senior ... Recorded 125 tackles, six sacks, 19 stops for losses and two interceptions as a junior ... Lettered four times in basketball, averaging 18 points and 10 rebounds during his junior season ... Three-year letterman in track, running the 100-meter dash in 10.7 seconds and anchored the 4x100 relay team ... Was a general studies major at Michigan.
- Shawn was a team captain on the 2007 Michigan Wolverines team that finished with a 9-4 record and defeated ninth-ranked Florida in the Capital One Bowl.