The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has signed fifth-round draft pick LB
Sheffield (6-2, 257) was the second of Kansas City’s two selections in the fifth round (142nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He saw action in 47 games (37 starts) at Troy, recording 161 tackles (109 solo) with 15.0 sacks (-85.0 yards) and 28.5 tackles for loss. He added 55 QB pressures, an interception, eight passes defensed, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
Sheffield was an all-state selection as a senior at Portal High School in Portal, Georgia, producing 74 tackles and 11.0 sacks during his final prep campaign.