19   Shawun Lurry
Shawun  Lurry


West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
W.T. Dwyer

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 178




Boomer Mays Earns MAC West Defensive Player of the Week

Huskie linebacker picks up second weekly league honor in three games


Two Huskies Earn Weekly League Recognition

Bouagnon and Turner garner MAC West POTW Awards


Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes – Nov. 13, 2015

Carey, S. Folliard, S. Lurry and L. Myers, discuss NIU’s upcoming game vs. Western Michigan.


Drew Hare Garners Weekly League Honors

Huskie quarterback picks up second MAC West Offensive POTW


Shawun Lurry Named a Semifinalist for Jim Thorpe Award

Huskie cornerback lone MAC representative


NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.


SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.

• Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist leads all FBS players in interceptions with seven, .9 interceptions per game and 2.3 passes defended per game.
• Saw his streak of five straight games with an interception ended versus EMU (10-24) when he was limited due to illness.
• Returned interception versus Miami (10-17) for 47 yards.
• Broke up three passes at Miami, two at CMU (10-3) and three versus Ball State (10-10).
• Leads NIU with 11 break-ups.
• Set the season interception return yards mark.
• Returned pick 79 yards at Boston College (9-26).
• Interceptions have led to 35 NIU points.
• Picked off Ohio State's Cardale Jones twice and croke up two passes to earn MAC West Defensive and Jim Thorpe Award Player of the Week honors.

• Appeared in 13 games as a true freshman at cornerback.
• Tallied 14 tackles, nine of the solo type.
• Returned three punts for 10 yards.
• Made a career-high three stops in the victory at UNLV (9-13).
• Also had multi-tackle games in the season opener against Presbyterian (8-28) and at Northwestern (9-6).
• Broke up his first career pass versus Western Michigan (11-28).

High School

• Three-time All-State honoree.
• Earned All-State honors from the Tampa Bay Times and Orlando Sentinel following the 2013 season.
• Intercepted nine passes as a senior, including two in the 2013 Class 7A state title game.
• Returned eight punts for touchdowns in 2013.
• Played three seasons at Inlet Grove before transferring to Dwyer as a senior.
• Caught 22 passes for 495 yards and eight touchdowns as a sophomore.
• Intercepted four passes during the 2011 season.

• Born Aug. 12, 1994, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
• Son of Darien Early and Taykesha Lurry.
• Business administration major.


Tackles: 6, vs. Murray State, 9-12-15
Interceptions: 2, at Ohio State, 9-19-15
Interception Return: 79, at Boston College, 9-26-15

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