Sheldon Rankins is an American football defensive tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League.
He played college football at Louisville. He was drafted in the first round by the New Orleans Saints in the 2016 NFL Draft and played for the team from 2016 to 2020.
At Louisville, Rankins was mostly a backup during his freshman and sophomore years, recording 22 tackles and four sacks.
Sheldon Rankins Parents: Meet Cheryl Rankins, Ira Rankins
Who are Sheldon Rankins’s mother and father?
Sheldon Rankins was born on April 2, 1994, in Covington, Georgia, United States, the son of Cheryl Rankins and Ira Rankins.
Rankins attended Eastside High School in Covington, Georgia. He committed to the University of Louisville to play college football.