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UCLA - Sean became a starter in his last two seasons in the program ... He missed the 2006 and 2008 seasons due to knee injuries ... Can play either tackle spot and can also play guard.
2011 - Started the first two games of 2011 at tackle ... Shifted inside to guard at times against San Jose State ... Started at guard against Texas in game three and broke his right forearm and was lost for the balance of the season. .
2010 - Appeared in 11 games and was a starter in 10 ... Bruins rushed for over 200 yards in four games ... Saw his first action on the offensive side of the ball in the 2010 opener at Kansas State ... Started at K-State and played every snap at left tackle ... Also played every snap versus Stanford, Houston (266 yards rushing) and at Texas ... Helped the Bruins rush for 264 yards on the ground against the Longhorns ... Started and played all but one snap versus WSU when the Bruins rushed for 437 yards ... Played the entire game at California and Oregon ... Did not play versus Arizona (suspension) ... Returned and played every snap versus Oregon State, Washington and Arizona State ... Saw action on special teams versus USC ... Offensive winner of UCLA's Captain Don Brown Memorial Award for Most Improved Player.
2009 - Appeared on special teams in the first three games of the season ... Practiced on the defensive line throughout the balance of the year.
2008 - Missed the entire season after suffering ligament damage to his left knee in a vehicle accident in late June ... In early July, he had surgery to reconstruct his anterior cruciate ligament and repair his medial collateral ligament ... Returned to action in Spring Practice.
2007 - Did not see game action.
2006 - Suffered a tear of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee in Fall training camp and did not appear in a game.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons of football at Walnut,CA HS for coach Jerry Parson ... Named a pre-season Reebok/Sports Illustrated All-American prior to his senior season ... Ranked No. 18 nationally among offensive tackles by rivals.com ... Four-star ranking by both scout.com and rivals.com ... Prep Star All-American ... Cal-Hi Sports second-team All-State ... Second-team All-CIF Southern Section ... First-team CIF-SS Div. VII ... Served as team captain ... Named to San Gabriel Valley All-Area team ... First-team all-league on both offense and defense ... Named Most Valuable Lineman at his school ... Invited to play in the CaliFlorida Bowl ... Selected to play in the Shrine All-Star Game ... Also played three seasons of basketball for coach Michael James.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Sean Steven Sheller ... Born: July 5, 1987 in Covina, CA ... Parents: Steven and Sandy Sheller ... Has three sisters --- Sara, Stacey and Samantha ... Biggest thrill in sports to date was playing in the CIF high school playoffs ... The famous athlete he admires the most is former San Diego Padre standout, Tony Gwynn... Hobbies include fishing and working out ... History major.
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