Greene went on to set the NCAA record for wins as a starting quarterback in a career, but over the course of those four years, Shockley did see some playing time in a modified dual-quarterback system. The hunter was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to Hal Shockey and Lil Shockey in 1957. The University of Georgia's football season and Shockley's collegiate career ended with a 38–35 loss to the West Virginia Mountaineers in the Nokia Sugar Bowl on January 2, 2006. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. He also is doing two shows on Channel 69 WUPA, which airs Falcons ancillary programming. Omaha finished the season at 3–5, and Shockley completed 2-of-5 passes for 30 yards in limited playing time. [5], One of Shockley's finest moments as a redshirt freshman came on October 26 of that year as he and Greene combined to throw for a school-record six touchdown passes in Georgia's comeback win over Kentucky, 52–24. Finally, in 2005, the QB job fell to Shockley’s and he opened the season with an incredible performance in a win over Boise State, throwing for 289 yards and five touchdown passes while rushing for another score. The author-written various articles related to terrains and wilderness. The story started at North Clayton High School in College Park where he played for his father, Don, who was the head coach. Jim Shockey is the most excellent hunter of all time. The Bulldogs finished No. She knew he would be hard on me. In University, he is a former All-American swimmer. [4] He also threw a 37-yard TD pass in the Nokia Sugar Bowl win over Florida State University as the Bulldogs wrapped up their first SEC Championship season in 20 years. Shockley led the Bulldogs to their last SEC Championship, an upset win over No. His career would end in the Georgia Dome because of Hurricane Katrina. What he did: For many Bulldogs fans, D.J. '', On winning the SEC: "I still feel today that is the most satisfying thing I have done. In 2012, the celebrity received the World Conservation Hunting Award. The hunter is currently working in three series named Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures, Jim Shockey’s Uncharted, and Jim Shockey’s The Professional. The Wildcats, playing in their own stadium, had led 24–21 at the half. The celebrity wrote several articles for various adventure and haunting magazine. They have two children: Milan and Mekhi. He has also written several books related to his experiences. He had to sit out the Florida game with a sprained knee, one of Georgia’s two losses of the regular season. D.J. As a redshirt freshman, he played in 10 games on Richt’s first SEC championship team, including throwing a touchdown pass in the Sugar Bowl against FSU. (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); You have entered an incorrect email address! He has experience in outdoor activities of more than 30 years. Shockley returned for the ninth game of the season on November 12 against the Auburn Tigers, but despite playing very well, completing 20-of-36 passes for 304 yards and two touchdowns and running eight times for another 40 yards, Georgia lost the game 31–30 on a last-second field goal to fall to 7–2 on the season. He played college football at the University of Georgia. By the end of my sophomore year we had figured it out. He was re-signed to the practice squad on December 1. Georgia fell behind by four touchdowns, Shockley staged a comeback but UGA lost 38-35. D.J. Shockey is the person who helps to establish the hunting television industry. Over the next four years, Greene would go on to set an NCAA record for wins (42) as a starter while Shockley would come in and play a few series almost every game. (CURTIS COMPTON/ AJC staff). The collector publishes his objects several times in Country Living and Century Home. As the awards came flying in, he also dominated on the track, running the 100 meters in 11.39 seconds. Where he lives: Shockley, 32, lives in Duluth with his wife Portia, the two celebrating their six-year anniversary on Saturday. He was also chosen as a semi-finalist for the 2005 Draddy Trophy. He was being recruited by Richt when he was the offensive coordinator at Florida State and followed him to Georgia, signing in the class of 2001. Donald Shockley, long-time North Clayton High School head football coach and athletic director, and father of Atlanta Falcons quarterback, D.J. Shockley made himself a household name in the state of Georgia after he led the Bulldogs to a Southeastern Conference title in 2005. '', On his NFL career: "It was an uphill battle from the start. On playing for his father in high school: "My mother didn't like it too much. If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jim Shockey’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. He is also a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. Shockey is known for producing his shows on the Outdoor channel. It was tough. Shockley was having a strong preseason but tore an ACL in his left knee in the second preseason game and would miss the entire season, a year where the Falcons started three different quarterbacks and went 4-12. The following season the Falcons brought in coach Mike Smith, the team drafted Matt Ryan and Shockley was back to the third team. He appeared on the cover Hunt + Fish with his daughter in the 2015 August issue. He was honest and I said this is the type of guy I wanted to play for. After his contract expired following the season, Shockley was re-signed to a future contract on January 4, 2010. [8] Shockley earned an SEC Academic Honor Roll award in 2004 as a Speech Communications major. He was the starter by his sophomore year and by his senior season was one of the highest rated quarterbacks in the country, throwing for 1,861 years and 11 touchdowns and running for 864 yards and another eight scores. During the next season, Omaha re-signed Shockley to the team on July 15, 2011. UGA's new incoming head coach in 2001, Mark Richt, made Shockley a priority recruit, and he is generally regarded as Richt's first official recruit at Georgia. He agreed to attend a minicamp with the Omaha Nighthawks of the UFL on July 19, 2010. He recovered to return the following season, playing 10 games again in reserve behind with Greene. An actor, singer, pied piper (aka POPPI) to all children and animals, magician, business owner, civic leader, radio DJ, speech teacher and writer are only some of the talents of this remarkable man. The author is the Producer and Host of Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures and Jim Shockey’s Uncharted on Outdoor Channel. He played college football at the University of Georgia.He is also a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. The Host has launched his compound bow named Jim Shockey Signature Series Yukon Bow.  According to Jim, he uses television to promote the activates, and it is not his and source of wealth. [11], In Georgia's seventh game of the season against Arkansas, Shockley had to leave early in the second quarter with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee. [22] The Nighthawks later released him during training camp on September 2, 2011. '', On his other most memorable game at Georgia: "It was the first game I started when we played Boise State. As a sophomore, Shockley hurt his knee midway through the season, throwing only 21 passes that year. [9] He was also named Sporting News Player of the Week and SEC Player of the Week, and nominated for Player of the Week after the Boise State game. That’s what it came down to.’’. [13] After beating the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 14–7, Georgia went on to play the LSU Tigers in the SEC Championship game. Following the Bulldogs' opening win against Boise State, Shockley was named Cingular All-America Player of the Week for his 374-yard, six touchdown effort (289 yards, 5 TDs passing; 85 yards, 1 TD rushing) against the Broncos. Shockley (born March 23, 1983) is a former American football quarterback. Shockley did not allow much time for downtime as a professional football player following his release from the Atlanta Falcons. He played one more season for Omaha and retired. They have two children: Milan and Mekhi Wife/Spouse (Name): Louise Shockey: Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Eva Shockey and Branlin Shockey) Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A: Is Jim Shockey Gay? In a tough battle, hometown favorite Shockley won the third string job over Joey Harrington. '', On the current unsettled QB situation in Athens: "It is going to be one of those tough competitions. : No: Profession: Outdoor Writer, Host, and Producer: Salary: Na: Net Worth … But I had a lot of tough days and nights. In 2014, he received Sportsmen Choice Awards at Sportsman Channel in 2014. Shockley missed the entire 2007 season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament and damage to the medial collateral ligament in his left knee during a preseason game against the Buffalo Bills.[20]. I wanted to keep my word. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft where he served as a backup quarterback for four and a half years. [23], On September 27, 2011 Shockley was re-signed by the Omaha Nighthawks due to their starter, Eric Crouch, being placed on injured reserve. He is a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. His father, Donald Shockley Sr, was his team's head coach. Shockley (born March 23, 1983) is a former American football quarterback.He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft where he served as a backup quarterback for four and a half years. [24], Shockley's Omaha Nighthawks finished 2011 at 1–4 as their only win came on October 1 against Sacramento in a close one, 33–30.[25]. He had 24 rushes for 113 yards in 10 games. Maybe you know about Jim Shockley very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? But Shockley was not happy with his lack of consistent playing time and seriously thought about transferring. He is the most influential celebrity of all time. Jim signed an endorsement deal with Ontario Drive & Gear Ltd B, Thomson/Centre, and Crossman Corporation. Even though many mock drafts projected him to be taken earlier, the 6-0⅞, 214-pound Shockley was drafted in the 7th round (223rd overall) by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2006 NFL Draft. Donald Eugene "D. I feel like I did pretty well for a seventh-round pick. I would get in there for a series or two and play well.

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