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Shepley Heard
Regional Scout

Biography

Shepley Heard is entering his 13th season with the Falcons and his fifth season as a Regional Scout. After covering the east region over the last three seasons, Shepley is now entering his second season as the Western Regional Scout and his primary duties are to evaluate college players at schools throughout the western half of the United States. Heard served as an Area Scout from the spring of 2008 through the 2012 season and covered a broad range of states throughout the country during that time. Prior to his move into college scouting, Heard served as a Scouting Assistant in the Pro Personnel department in 2005 before being promoted to the teams Pro Scout in the spring of 2006. As a Pro Scout, some of his duties included evaluating free agent players, advance scouting future opponents as well as scouting the CFL, AFL and other professional leagues. Before being hired in Atlanta, Heard spent two seasons at Texas A&M University and held roles as a Defensive Graduate Assistant coach and Defensive Quality Control. He is originally from Muskogee, Oklahoma and played Safety and Special Teams at the University of Central Oklahoma from 1997 to 2001. He currently resides in Nashville, TN.

Shepley Heard is entering his 13th season with the Falcons and his fifth season as a Regional Scout. After covering the east region over the last three seasons, Shepley is now entering his second season as the Western Regional Scout and his primary duties are to evaluate college players at schools throughout the western half of the United States. Heard served as an Area Scout from the spring of 2008 through the 2012 season and covered a broad range of states throughout the country during that time. Prior to his move into college scouting, Heard served as a Scouting Assistant in the Pro Personnel department in 2005 before being promoted to the teams Pro Scout in the spring of 2006. As a Pro Scout, some of his duties included evaluating free agent players, advance scouting future opponents as well as scouting the CFL, AFL and other professional leagues. Before being hired in Atlanta, Heard spent two seasons at Texas A&M University and held roles as a Defensive Graduate Assistant coach and Defensive Quality Control. He is originally from Muskogee, Oklahoma and played Safety and Special Teams at the University of Central Oklahoma from 1997 to 2001. He currently resides in Nashville, TN.