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    Shegun Cummings-John
    Shegun Cummings-John

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mesa, Ariz.

    High School:
    Mesa

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 196

    Position:
    DB

    Eligibility:
    Jr.



    1999: Started all 11 games at left cornerback ... Finished seventh on the team with 61 tackles, including 41 solo ... Recorded an interception against Wisconsin ... Second on the team and fifth in the Big Ten with 14 PBUs ... Earned championship performance recognition once and named big playmaker of the game once.

    1998: Played in seven games ...?Recorded six tackles and one tackle for loss ... Broke up a pass against Michigan State and recovered a fumble vs. Purdue.

    1997: Did not see any game action.

    High School: Named first-team all-state by the Arizona Republic ... Named first-team All-East Valley at cornerback by the East Valley Tribune ... All-region first team at both running back and defensive back ... Rushed 330 times for 2,247 yards (6.8 avg.) in his final two seasons ... Rushed for 1,242 yards and 13 touchdowns his senior year, averaging 103.5 yards per game and 7.1 yards per carry ... Team captain ... Team MVP ... High school coach was Bill McKane ... Played in the North-South All-Star Game ... Also lettered in track ... Finished third in the state in the 100 meters.

    Personal: Born Shegun Eustace Steven Cummings-John on 11/7/79 ... Son of Eustace and Harriet Cummings-John ... Brother played defensive back at Louisiana Tech ... Political science major.

    Cummings-John's Career Stats

    DEFENSE

    Year GP ST AT TT TFL INT PBU FF FR SAK
    1998 7 2 4 6 1/1 0 1 0 1 0/0
    1999 11 41 20 61 2/28 1/3 14 0 0 0/0
    TOTALS 18 43 24 67 3/29 1/3 15 0 1 0/0

    The Cummings-John File
    Q. The book I've been reading: Sports Illustrated "Swimsuit Edition" - The Book
    Q. Nobody knows that I: speak another language.
    Q. Most humbling experience: the first game I started.