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Shawn Withy-Allen, #7

QB

University of Hawaii 2003 DRAFT CLASS

Height: 6’ 4” Weight: 229

Participant in the March 8, 2014 Atlanta NFL Regional Combine. For video footage and drill times, visit this link.

STRENGTHS

Leadership, Decision Making, Accuracy, Reading Defenses, Anticipating Throws, Coach Mentality, History of Success, Ability to Execute Game Plan

Withy-Allen will be an immediate upgrade as a #2 or #3 QB for many teams in the NFL.   Having the mind of a coach, Withy-Allen also has superior athletic ability over the majority of current QBs.             Withy-Allen is unusually gifted at reading defenses and anticipating throws, while his time serving as both a QB and Pastor in various settings has honed his leadership skills and ability to lead under pressure. He is a man of strong character, faith, and a hard work ethic bearing many strengths, including leadership, decision-making, accuracy, reading defenses, and anticipating throws. One of his greatest strengths as shown thus far is his ability to gain success every time he is given the opportunity, due to his ability to skillfully  execute a game plan.

CAREER BIO/TIMELINE

1998 : Recruited pre-June Jones to the University of Hawaii (UH) for a pro-style system, then backed up Timmy Chang when June brought the Run and Shoot.

2001 : Played on most UH special teams and saw limited action at QB.

2002 : Saw action each game at UH as a dual-threat QB to bring a change of pace, throwing for 770 yards and 7TDs and rushing for 218 yards and 3TDs.

2002 : Named to the WAC Academic All-Conference Team.

2003 : Attended a 6-month graduate program specializing in character and leadership development in a Christian ministry setting and received a Certificate in Missions Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary.

2004 : Signed with the Hawaiian Islanders of AF2; broke multiple franchise QB records and was named AF2s National Offensive Player of the Week once.  Also served as a college pastor for Grace Bible Church (www.gbchawaii.org) and Team Chaplain for the UH football team.

2005 : Hawaiian Islanders folded in the offseason; joined the Fayetteville Guard of the NIFL in order to better prep for the outdoor game. Started at QB until a broken arm in week 4 ended his season. Served as the Offensive Coordinator and play caller for the Guard for the remainder of the season.

2006 : Fayetteville Guard, 13-1 record, Atlantic Conference Championship in double- overtime on the road against St. Louis. Served as both QB and Offensive Coordinator/play caller. Started every game, completing 184/282 passes for 2,137 yds and 54TDs.

2007 : Fayetteville Guard, 15-0 record, Atlantic Conference and Indoor Bowl Champions.

2008 : Work out with the Philadelphia Eagles who planned to allocate Withy-Allen to NFL Europe. Since NFL Europe was shut down, the Eagles connected Withy- Allen with NFL International where he participated in 2 camps (London and Seville, Spain), serving under Offensive Coordinator Pete Vaas. Upon returning,                 Withy-Allen started the final 3 games of the season for the Fayetteville Guard, posting a 2-1 record.

2008 : Workout with the Carolina Panthers, summer 2008.

2009 : Starting QB for the Fayetteville Guard, leading them to the playoffs one more time before retiring from the Indoor game.

2011-2013 : volunteered as QB coach at UNC-Pembroke under Head Coach Pete Shinnick (now the Head Coach of University of Western Florida)

2005-2014 : Student Ministries Pastor at Manna Church in Fayetteville, NC (www.mannachurch.org) where Withy-Allen currently leads a staff of 5 employees with 14 full-time interns and over 50 other volunteers all dedicated to mentoring 600+ youth.

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