#39 Brian Shannon
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Major: Psychology minor in coaching
Played in all 15 games and earned five starts … caught 23 passes for 280 yards and four touchdowns … hauled in his first collegiate touchdown pass vs. Southwest Baptist (9/6) … caught a season-high four passes for a season-high 46 yards at Truman (9/20) … had a 43-yard touchdown reception vs. Emporia State (11/1) … returned a kickoff 36 yards vs. Fort Hays State (10/18) … also returned three punts on the year for 55 yards for an average of 18.3 ypr
Played in half the team's 14 games ... had one reception for five yards at Emporia State (11/3) ... recovered a fumble on the punt return team vs. Missouri Southern (11/10) and returned it 16 yards for his first collegiate score ... the play gave Northwest its first lead, 14-7, en route to a 49-14 win
Lincoln High School
Holds career and season records in receptions, touchdown receptions and receiving yards … earned all-state football honors and preseason all-state accolades … named All-Missouri River Conference, All-Western Iowa, all-district and all-city in football … placed in state track competition in sophomore and junior seasons … named all-MRC, all-district, All-Western Iowa and all-city in baseball … named MVP in both football and baseball … holds school baseball record for hits in a season and during a career … 2006 graduate.
Son of Bill and Lori Shannon … born Nov. 29, 1987