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A.Q. Shipley
C #53
Height:
6-1
Weight:
307
Age:
31
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Beaver Co., PA
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

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7
GS
7
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 80 45
2017 ARI 7 7
2016 ARI 16 16
2015 ARI 12 3
2014 IND 15 5
2013 BAL 16 9
2012 IND 14 5
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @DET L 23-35
2 @IND W 16-13
3 DAL L 17-28
4 SF W 18-15
5 @PHI L 7-34
6 TB W 38-33
7 @LA L 0-33

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Biography

NoteCARDS:

  • Originally signed with Cardinals as a free agent in 2015 after spending two seasons with Colts (2012, 2014) and one with Ravens (2013). Re-signed to a two-year contract on 3/9/17.
  • Started all 16 games at center in 2016, the only Cardinals O-lineman to start every game, and helped Arizona total 418 points (fourth-most in franchise history) and finish as the NFL’s #9 ranked offense.

 

Pro Career: Originally drafted by the Steelers in the seventh round (226th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. Released on 9/5/09 and added to Steelers practice squad on 9/6/09 where he remained for the entire season. Signed with Eagles on 1/11/10. Released on 9/4/10. Added to Eagles practice squad on 9/5/10 and spent the entire season there. Signed to a future contract by the Eagles on 1/10/11. Released on 9/2/11. Signed with Colts on 1/28/12. Released on 9/10/12 and added to Colts practice squad on 9/11/12. Elevated to active roster on 10/1/12.

NoteCARDS:

  • Originally signed with Cardinals as a free agent in 2015 after spending two seasons with Colts (2012, 2014) and one with Ravens (2013). Re-signed to a two-year contract on 3/9/17.
  • Started all 16 games at center in 2016, the only Cardinals O-lineman to start every game, and helped Arizona total 418 points (fourth-most in franchise history) and finish as the NFL’s #9 ranked offense.

 

Pro Career: Originally drafted by the Steelers in the seventh round (226th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. Released on 9/5/09 and added to Steelers practice squad on 9/6/09 where he remained for the entire season. Signed with Eagles on 1/11/10. Released on 9/4/10. Added to Eagles practice squad on 9/5/10 and spent the entire season there. Signed to a future contract by the Eagles on 1/10/11. Released on 9/2/11. Signed with Colts on 1/28/12. Released on 9/10/12 and added to Colts practice squad on 9/11/12. Elevated to active roster on 10/1/12. Traded to Ravens for a conditional 2014 draft pick on 5/9/13. Released on 8/30/14 and claimed off waivers by Colts on 8/31/14. Signed a two-year contract with Cardinals as a free agent on 3/11/15. Re-signed with the Cardinals to a two-year contract on 3/9/17.

2016: Started at center in all 16 games, the only Cardinals O-lineman to start every game … helped Arizona total 418 points (fourth-most in franchise history) and finish as the NFL’s #9 ranked offense … helped Cardinals rush for 92 yards and a TD on 19 attempts vs. NE (9/11) … blocked as Cardinals allowed just one sack in 36 pass plays and ran for 105 yards and a TD on 30 attempts vs. TB (9/18) … helped Arizona run for 118 yards on 25 carries vs. LA (10/2) … blocked as Cardinals rushed for 172 yards and two TDs on 37 attempts and allowed just one sack @ SF (10/6) … helped Cardinals run for 171 yards and three TDs on 35 carries while not allowing a sack vs. NYJ (10/17) … blocked as Arizona rushed for 132 yards on 37 attempts vs. Sea (10/23) … helped Cardinals rush for 135 yards and a TD on 28 carries @ Min (11/20) … part of line that limited Redskins to two sacks in 48 pass plays vs. Was (12/4) … helped block as Cardinals ran for season-high 175 yards and a TD on 27 attempts @ Mia (12/11) … blocked as Arizona ran for 116 yards and three TDs while allowing just one sack vs. NO (12/18) … helped Cardinals run for three TDs and allow just one sack @ Sea (12/24) … helped Cardinals allow just one sack and score season-high 44 points @ LA (1/1/17).

2015: Appeared in 12 games with three starts, playing mainly as a FB/eligible lineman … helped the Cardinals finish with the #1 offense in the NFL for the first time in team history and set franchise record for points (489) and TDs (59) … started at FB twice and at C in Week 15 with Lyle Sendlein injured … served as FB and lead blocker on Andre Ellington’s one-yard TD run in the second quarter vs. NO (9/13) … DNP @ Chi (9/20) … played as a FB on five short-yardage snaps vs. SF (9/27); also played center for the last three snaps of the game … played one snap at FB in the first quarter vs. StL (10/4) … played center for 10 snaps in the fourth quarter @ Det (10/11) … DNP @ Pit (10/18) … started at FB and played seven total snaps vs. Bal (10/26) … played 13 snaps as a FB @ Cle (11/1) … DNP the next two games … started at FB and appeared in six plays @ SF (11/29) … played five snaps at center on final possession @ StL (12/6) … appeared for nine snaps at FB vs. Min (12/10) … started at C with Lyle Sendlein injured and helped Cardinals run for season-high 230 yards and three TDs on 39 attempts @ Phi (12/20); marked most rushing yards by the team in over four years (268, @ StL, 11/27/11) … played the final 10 snaps of the game at C and appeared at FB for one snap in the first half vs. GB (12/27) … saw action at C on the last five snaps vs. Sea (1/3/16) … DNP in Divisional Playoff vs. GB (1/16/16) and NFC Championship Game @ Car (1/24/16).

2014: Played in 15 games (five starts) after being claimed off waivers by Indianapolis on 8/31 … started the first four games of the season at C and then started at LG in Week 17 … started in season opener @ Den (9/7) and helped block as Colts finished with 408 total yards … made second straight start vs. Phi (9/15) as Indy did not allow a sack and ran for 169 yards … helped Colts generate 529 total yards @ Jax (9/21), the 10th highest single-game total in franchise history; also blocked as Andrew Luck tied his then career high with four TD passes … part of offensive line that held the Titans without a sack vs. Ten (9/28); Colts totaled 498 yards and Luck again threw for four TD passes … played in the next eight games on special teams and as a reserve lineman … filled in at C after Jonotthan Harrison was injured @ Cle (12/7) and helped Colts rally from 21-7 third-quarter deficit to a 25-24 victory … inactive vs. Hou (12/14) … started at LG in regular season finale @ Ten (12/28) but left in second quarter with ankle injury … inactive (ankle) for Wild Card game vs. Cin (1/4/15) … played on special teams in Divisional Playoff game @ Den (1/11/15) and AFC Championship Game @ NE (1/18/15).

2013: Played in all 16 games and made a career-high nine starts at LG with Baltimore after being acquired in an offseason trade … helped Joe Flacco set career highs with 362 completions, 614 attempts and 3,912 passing yards … appeared on special teams the first seven games of the season … saw action at LG for an injured Kelechi Osemele @ Mia (10/6) … made first start of the season @ Cle (11/3) and started every game the rest of the season … helped Ravens rush for 174 yards, including a season-high 131 yards by Ray Rice @ Chi (11/17).

2012: Saw action in 14 games with five starts at C in his first season on an active roster … made NFL debut @ Chi (9/9) … released on 9/10 and added to Colts practice squad the next day … signed to 53-man roster on 10/1 … made first career start vs. GB (10/7) and helped Andrew Luck throw for 362 yards and two TDs … replaced the injured Samson Satele at C vs. Mia (11/4) and helped Colts total 516 yards … started @ Jax (11/8) and blocked as Colts ran for 138 yards … came on to replace the injured Satele vs. Ten (12/9) and then started the last three games of the season: @ Hou (12/16), @ KC (12/23) and vs. Hou (12/30) … saw action on special teams in his playoff debut in Wild Card game @ Bal (1/6/13).

College: Started his final 39 games at center for Penn State … won the Rimington Trophy as the nation’s top center as a senior in 2008 … also was an All-American and Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year … helped Nittany Lions go 11-2 and earn a Rose Bowl invitation in 2008 … earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from the league’s coaches as a junior and was a candidate for the Rimington Trophy … moved to center full-time during the spring prior to his sophomore year … played on both the offensive and defensive lines as a redshirt freshman in 2005 … redshirted and played defensive tackle on the scout team in 2004.

Personal: Full name is Allan Quay Shipley … attended Moon Area (Moon Township, PA) High School where he helped team reach the 2003 Western Pennsylvania District Class AAA semifinals after winning the Parkway Conference championship … four-year starter totaled 243 tackles, 41 tackles for loss and 13 sacks … totaled 53 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, three sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior … selected to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 25 and the Harrisburg Patriot-News Platinum 33 … also a three-year starter in basketball and was a two-year captain of both football and basketball teams … married his wife, Shari, in June of 2017 … majored in Labor and Industrial Relations.

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