Former Georgia Quarterback D.J. Shockley To Join SEC Network
Former Georgia quarterback D.J. Shockley will debut on SEC Now as the network’s newest college football analyst beginning this week.
Shockley was Mark Richt’s first major recruit. The North Clayton High (GA) product played for the Bulldogs from 2002 to 2005. He was the MVP of the 2005 SEC Football Championship and also won the CFA Bobby Bowden Football Player of the Year award. As a senior, Shockley had one of the greatest seasons in Georgia history. He led the Dawgs to a 10-3 record and a Top 10 national ranking. He threw for nearly 2600 yards with 24 touchdowns and only five interceptions. He also ran for 322 yards and four scores.
Shockley was drafted in the seventh round by the Atlanta Falcons in 2006 and played in the NFL for five years. He has mostly recently been working in sports broadcasting. He and his wife Portia have one child and reside in Atlanta.