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Alumni in the News: Congratulations To DeShawn Shead, Super Bowl Champion
Author: Mike Lund
Posted: February 3, 2014

Former Portland State defensive back DeShawn Shead is now a Super Bowl Champion as a member of the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos, 43-8, in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.

Shead, who played at PSU from 2008-11, competed on special teams for the Seahawks in the Super Bowl. He joins former Vikings Clint Didier and Ted Popson as a Super Bowl Champion.

On the losing side, former Viking Julius Thomas, an All-Pro in 2013, also competed. A Bronco tight end, Thomas caught four passes for 27 yards. He played four years of basketball at Portland State, then competed in football in 2010 for the Vikings.

For more on DeShawn Shead, view this video, recorded on Friday, January 31.