2009 - Saw action in 10 games ... Was a member of several special teams units and was in on offense on a few occasions ... Served as an offensive scout team player during practices ... Had two tackles on the season.
2008 - Did not appear in a game ... Missed the early part of the season while rehabbing from May surgery to reconstruct his left AC joint (shoulder).
2007 - Appeared in seven games ... Had seen time on special teams before getting his first work at tailback at Arizona (game nine) ... Netted 28 yards on eight attempts, including a run of 15 yards ... Against Arizona State, he led the Bruins with a career-high 56 yards and one touchdown on 12 carries ... His longest run was 13 yards ... Scored the only Bruin touchdown in the victory over Oregon, a 20-yard burst ... On the day, he carried eight times for 49 yards ... Was limited to special teams against USC because of a groin strain and did not play in the Las Vegas Bowl.
2006 - Left the squad prior to the season, but asked to return for Spring 2007.
2005 - He did not see action as a walk-on ... Offensive winner of Charles Pike Memorial Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played his junior (2003) and senior (2004) seasons at San Pasqual HS in Escondido, CA ... Rushed for 400 yards on 48 carries in his senior season ... Made nine catches for 130 yards ... As a junior, he rushed for 590 yards on 62 carries and made 12 catches for 180 yards ... Named All-North County following both seasons ... Also a member of the track team and broke a 24-year school record in the 200 meters with a 21.86 ... Ran a 10.73 in the 100 meters at the Arcadia meet ... All-CIF selection in track following his junior and senior seasons ... Attended Horizon HS in San Diego in 2001- 2003.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Craig Randall Sheppard ... Born: December 28, 1986 in Orange, CA ... Parents: Jim and Ginger Sheppard ... Dad played football at Texas ... Has one brother, Jason, and one sister, Ashley ... Lists one of his biggest thrills in sports as running in the night session at the Arcadia track meet ... Hobbies include reading, music and hanging out with friends ... Economics/Political Science major.
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