The following season the Falcons brought in coach Mike Smith, the team drafted Matt Ryan and Shockley was back to the third team. Shockley was having a strong preseason but tore an ACL in his left knee in the second preseason game and would miss the entire season, a year where the Falcons started three different quarterbacks and went 4-12. Being drafted in a seventh round was like being a free agent and I played for three different coaches while I was there. Georgia lost the game, 14–10.[12]. He was also chosen as a semi-finalist for the 2005 Draddy Trophy. '', On his NFL career: "It was an uphill battle from the start. The photos were taken by wildlife published in several magazines and books across the world. Louise joined his husband in the hunting and entertainment business. He threw 28 touchdowns and for more than 3,200 yards his final two seasons while rushing for nearly 1,600 yards. Shockley played football, basketball and ran track at North Clayton High School. The series of Jim has sponsors like Nosler, Leupold, Mossy Oak, Under Armour, Site-Lite, Havalon Knives, Bowtech, Rage, Cabela’s, Stealth Cam, Primos, Yeti Coolers, The Heater Body Suit, ARGO and Polaris. That season was also known for a school-record six-touchdown performance by Greene and Shockley in a 52-24 win over Kentucky. After the Bulldogs won the SEC East, Shockley was the MVP in the SEC Championship game against LSU, throwing two TD passes and running for another score in the 34-14 win. During the next season, Omaha re-signed Shockley to the team on July 15, 2011.  According to Jim, he uses television to promote the activates, and it is not his and source of wealth. [9] He was also named Sporting News Player of the Week and SEC Player of the Week, and nominated for USATODAY.com Player of the Week after the Boise State game. Shockey is also a great photographer and videographer. His height is 6 ft 2 in tall, and his weight is 75 kg. On September 5, 2009, Shockley was cut by the Falcons, but was signed to the practice squad on September 6. The Host is an active member of the Canadian Armed Forces. Shockey is an award-winning outdoor writer. Even though many mock drafts projected him to be taken earlier, the 6-0⅞, 214-pound Shockley was drafted in the 7th round (223rd overall) by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2006 NFL Draft. [5], One of Shockley's finest moments as a redshirt freshman came on October 26 of that year as he and Greene combined to throw for a school-record six touchdown passes in Georgia's comeback win over Kentucky, 52–24. He hosted several hunting shows. He recovered to return the following season, playing 10 games again in reserve behind with Greene. I knew if I stayed, I would get a great degree from Georgia and I was from Atlanta. By the end of my sophomore year we had figured it out. Shockley signed with the team on August 23 and became a backup quarterback playing behind former Philadelphia Eagles' Jeff Garcia. They have two children: Milan and Mekhi The competition level is going to be huge and it is one of those deals where you are not going to be able to afford to go out there and have a bad practice. Eva Shockey joined her father as co-host on Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures. Shockley had a longest run of 40 yards and completed a 56-yard touchdown pass to tight end Martrez Milner for his longest pass play of the season—as both of these highlights occurred in the same game on September 3, 2005 against Boise State. '', On his on-the-field battle with Greene: "I will be honest. He was the starter by his sophomore year and by his senior season was one of the highest rated quarterbacks in the country, throwing for 1,861 years and 11 touchdowns and running for 864 yards and another eight scores. He is the most influential celebrity of all time. 10 in the country. I would get in there for a series or two and play well. 3 LSU at the Georgia Dome in December 2005. Jim won several other awards like Fourth Pinnacle of Achievement Award from Safari Club International, Zenith Award, Crowning Achievement Award, Professional Hunter Award, C.J McElroy Award, and World Hunting Award, International Hunter of the year and World Conservation Award. [6], In 2003, Shockley injured his knee midway through the season and finished with 9-of-21 pass attempts for 88 yards and one touchdown. He appeared on the cover Hunt + Fish with his daughter in the 2015 August issue. His mother, Treva Dunford Shockley; and brother, Norman Sawyers Shockley, predeceased Lloyd. Being born in 1957, Jim Shockey is 63 years old as of today’s date 5th November 2020. As the awards came flying in, he also dominated on the track, running the 100 meters in 11.39 seconds. But Shockley was not happy with his lack of consistent playing time and seriously thought about transferring.