2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Sheldon Price
Player Profile:
Sheldon Price 1265531
Position: DC
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chino Hills, CA
High School: Bishop Amat
Experience: 4 Letters
UCLA - Possesses great instincts and athleticism ... Owns 45 career starts at cornerback ... Tied the school record for interceptions in a game, with three vs. Houston in 2012.

2012 - Started all 13 games he appeared in ... Tied for the team lead with four interceptions (tied for 10th in Pac-12, 0.29/g) ... Tied for 17th in Pac-12 with 0.69 passes defended per game ... Had four tackles and an interception in the opener at Rice ... Sat out the Nebraska game due to injury ... Tied the school record with three interceptions against Houston ... Made five stops at Colorado ... Had four tackles in games against Washington State and USC ... Blocked a field goal attempt against USC ... Made five tackles in the regular-season finale against Stanford ... Selected to appear in the East-West Shrine Game.

2011 - Appeared in 12 games, all starts ... Ranked tied for 17th in the Pac-12 in passes defensed (0.67) ... Had three tackles at Houston ... Made five tackles and had his first career interception against San Jose State (early fourth quarter which set up go-ahead field goal) ... Six tackles against Texas ... Three tackles and had two pass defenses at Oregon State ... Injured his knee late in the OSU game and did not see action in games at Stanford and against Washington State ... Made five tackles at Arizona ... Two tackles against Cal ... Had four tackles and forced a fumble vs. Arizona State ... Made two tackles vs. Utah ... Made one stop against Colorado and forced a fumble ... Tied for the team lead with eight tackles at USC ... Four tackles at Oregon ... Four tackles, one for loss, against Illinois.

2010 - Appeared in and started nine games ... Credited with seven passes defensed ... Started in opener at Kansas State ... Made two stops and broke up a pass versus Stanford ... Had one tackle and one pass break up against Houston ... Made six tackles and broke up a pass at Texas ... Made two stops and broke up two passes versus WSU ... Credited with two tackles prior to spraining his right knee on the first defensive play of second half against Cal ... Sat out Oregon and Arizona games due to the injury and returned to practice during Oregon State week but did not play against the Beavers ... Returned to the starting lineup at Washington to make four tackles and break up one pass ... Totaled five tackles, one for loss, at Arizona State ... Made three tackles versus USC.

2009 - Appeared in all 13 games with 11 starts at cornerback ... Ranked eighth on team with 48 tackles ... Named co-winner of UCLA's John Boncheff Jr. Memorial Award for Rookie of the Year ... Named to The Sporting News' Pac-10 All-Freshman team ... Made debut against San Diego St. ... Played on special teams at Tennessee ... Made first career start and totaled five tackles against Kansas St. ... Registered nine tackles at Stanford ... Two stops against Oregon ... One tackle against Cal ... Two tackles at Arizona ... Credited with six tackles at Oregon St. ... Led team with eight stops against Washington ... Tipped the pass that Rahim Moore intercepted with 54 seconds left to clinch win over the Huskies ... One tackle at Washington St. ... Two stops against Arizona St. ... Made eight tackles at USC ... Credited with four stops in bowl win over Temple.

UCLA TRACK & FIELD - Competed during the indoor season his freshman year, as well as one meet outdoors in the sprint events in 2009-10.

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered three seasons as a cornerback at La Puente (CA) Bishop Amat HS for coach Steve Hagerty ... Rated No. 21 California prospect by rivals.com ... Member of scout.com California 101 (No. 53) ... SuperPrep All-Far West (No. 57 prospect) ... Scout.com West Hot 150 (No. 81) ... PrepStar All-America selection ... Earned four stars from rivals.com ... Rated No. 6 cornerback in California and No. 7 in the West by scout.com ... Awarded three stars from scout.com ... Rated No. 24 cornerback nationally by Tom Lemming ... No. 24 cornerback by rivals.com and No. 5 in coverage skills ... Ranked No. 41 cornerback by scout.com ... Rated No. 46 cornerback by ESPNU ... Ranked No. 209 nationally among all players by rivals.com ... Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 ... CalHiSports.com All-State third team ... As a senior, he made 42 tackles, 12 pass breakups, and one interception in 11 games ... Returned a blocked field goal for a touchdown ... Named first-team All-Serra League, All-San Gabriel Valley and All-CIF (Pac-5) ... As a junior, he was selected first-team all-league and second-team All-San Gabriel Valley ... Recorded 32 tackles, 15 pass breakups and three interceptions ... Chosen to the second-team all-league squad as a sophomore after totaling 36 tackles and a sack ... Also earned four letters in track and field (sprints, jumps) for coach Dan Lodolo ... Won the 2009 CIF-SS Div. III long jump (23-2 1/2w) and finished second in the 100 (10.51) and 200 (21.19w) meters ... Named team MVP as a junior after being a CIF finalist in the 4 x 100 relay and the long jump.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Sheldon Andrew Price ... Born: March 26, 1991 in Long Beach, CA ... Parents: Dennis and Letitia Price ... Has a sister, Kylie, an All-American long jumper on the UCLA women's track and field team ... Both parents graduated from UCLA ... Dad played football at UCLA (1984-87) and was selected in the fifth round of the 1988 NFL Draft by the Raiders ... His grandfather, Bill Ellis, played basketball for Coach Wooden ... His cousin, Harold Ellis, was an assistant coach with the Detroit Pistons and a player on the L.A. Clippers ... Lists his biggest athletic thrill to date as playing Long Beach Poly in the 2008 playoffs and coming up just short of an upset win ... Medaled in the 100m and long jump at the USA Track and Field Youth Nationals in New York at age 12 ... Lists Deion Sanders, Michael Jordan and his dad as the athletes he admires the most ... Hobbies include playing basketball, listening to music, hanging out with friends ... Sociology major.

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