This is a 2021 photo of Kelvin Sheppard of the Detroit Lions NFL football team. This image reflects the  active staff as of February 18st 2021, when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Kelvin Sheppard

Outside Linebackers


Sheppard joins the Lions in 2021 as the team's outside linebackers coach, his first NFL coaching position. Following his playing career, he joined the LSU football program and served as the team's director of player development under head coach Ed Orgeron in 2020. Sheppard was tasked with helping players with their academic direction, social development and overall quality of life.