Shawn Middlebrooks attended Central State University. He began his semi-pro career with the N KY Raiders in 1992. Other teams he played on included Cincinnati Jets, Cincinnati Ravens, and Kings Comets. Middlebrooks is considered one of the best defensive players to ever play the game. He is a great leader as well as a physical ball player and guided teams to 3 championship games and has been voted onto many All-Star teams. Shawn easily goes in as the best two-way player to ever play the game. Shawn is a real Iron-Man of semi-pro football.