Shaun Lanard Gayle is a former American football cornerback/safety in the NFL. He played twelve seasons, eleven for the Chicago Bears , and one for the San Diego Chargers . He was a member of the Bears squad that won Super Bowl XX in 1985. He was also a member of the Shuffling Crew in the video The Super Bowl Shuffle. Gayle attended Ohio State University.
Gayle owns the distinction of returning the shortest punt for a touchdown in NFL history, when he returned a punt five yards for a touchdown against the New York Giants in the Bears 1985 divisional playoff victory. He is now appearing at the Chicago Bears Fan Convention. He currently works as a guest NFL analyst for Sky Sports in the United Kingdom.
Gayle was in a relationship with Rhoni Reuter, originally of Potosi, Wisconsin. On October 4, 2007, Reuter - who was approximately seven months pregnant with Gayle's child - was shot and killed at home, along with her...