Brad Sherrod
Brad  Sherrod

Position:
Linebackers

Wake Forest head football coach Dave Clawson announced the addition of Brad Sherrod to the Demon Deacons' defensive coaching staff in February, 2017. Sherrod joins Wake Forest after serving as the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Sam Houston State in 2016.

Sherrod helped the Bearkats post a 12-1 record last fall and reach No. 1 in the Football Championship Subdivision final regular season poll. Sam Houston State lost to eventual national champion James Madison in the quarterfinal round of the FCS playoffs.

A member of the Sam Houston State coaching staff since 2014, the Bearkats went 34-10 over the last three years and gained three FCS playoff berths. His career has landed him on coaching staffs at Massachusetts, East Tennessee State, Elon and Delaware along with his alma mater, Duke.

A 1993 graduate of Duke, Sherrod was a team captain who earned second team All-ACC honors as a senior in 1993 when he led the Blue Devils and ranked fifth in the ACC with 113 total tackles. A native of Monroe, N.C., Sherrod had 279 career stops during his career from 1989-93.

As a prep, Sherrod was a two-time all-state and honorable mention All-America pick at Monroe, N.C. High School.

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