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 23   Jeff Shoate   CB
  Height: 5-10   Weight: 180
  Year: 4   Yrs/Pat: 1
  Acquired: FA-08
  School: San Diego State
  Born: Mar 23, 1981    

Personal

Jeff Shoate was born on March 23, 1981 in San Diego, Calif. … Played both quarterback and defensive back at Serra High School in San Diego … As a senior, was named the Central League’s Offensive Player of the Year after throwing for 505 yards and adding 746 rushing yards while totaling 21 touchdowns … Also lettered in basketball and track and field, earning All-CIF honors as a hurdler … Jeff and his wife, Ronisa, have a son, Jesiah.



Career Transactions

Jeff Shoate was signed by the Patriots as a veteran free agent on Aug. 9, 2008 … Originally drafted by the Denver Broncos fifth round (152nd overall) in the 2004 NFL Draft … Waived by the Broncos (9/2/06) … Signed to the Broncos practice squad (9/3/06) … Released by the Broncos (12/4/07) … Signed to the Baltimore Ravens practice squad (12/12/07) … Signed to the New York Giants practice squad during the 2007 playoffs.



Career Highlights

  • Shoate is in his fourth NFL season in 2008 and entered the year having played in 14 regular-season games, all with the Denver Broncos.
  • In 2007, totaled eight tackles (6 solo) with the Broncos.
  • As a rookie in 2004, played in seven games with the Broncos, notching three special teams tackles.


Seasonal Reviews (2004 - 2007)

2007 (7/0 — Denver): Played in seven games and totaled eight tackles (6 solo) before being released on Dec. 4, 2007 … Signed to the Baltimore Ravens practice squad (12/12/07) … Joined the New York Giants practice squad during the playoffs.

2006 (0/0 — Denver): Shoate competed in training camp with the Broncos but was waived on Sept. 2 … Signed to the Broncos practice squad and spent the remainder of the season with the team.
 
2005 (0/0 — Denver): Placed on the injured reserve list by the Broncos on Aug. 31 and missed the entire season.
 
2004 (7/0 — Denver): Played in seven games as was listed as a day-of-game inactive in six games (Wk. 8-14) … Appeared in reserve on defense in two games (at JAX, at TB) … Posted three tackles on special teams as a rookie … Made a career-high two special teams tackles against Indianapolis (1/2) … Saw action on special teams in the Broncos’ AFC Wild Card game at Indianapolis (1/9).


College

Shoate played at the University of Montana (1999) and finished his college career at San Diego State University (2001-03) … Recorded 157 career tackles (108 solo), seven interceptions (26 yards) 28 passes defensed and five forced fumbles … After playing 11 games as a freshman at Montana, transferred to San Diego State and twice earned All-Mountain West Conference second-team honors (2002-03).