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R.J. Shelton
WR #83
Height:
5-10
Weight:
200
College:
Michigan State
Experience:
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BIOGRAPHY

• Joins CB Trae Waynes as the only Wisconsin natives on the Vikings roster.

• The four-year letterwinner had 116 catches for 1,471 yards and scored a total of 16 TDs (11 receiving, four rushing, one kick return) in 52 career games, including 23 starts.

• Finished his career ranked among MSU’s all-time leaders in kick return yards (2nd with 1,855), kick returns (2nd with 80), all-purpose yards (13th with 3,900), receptions (tied for 17th with 116) and TD catches (tied for 18th with 11).

• Surpassed 1,000 all-purpose yards 3 times in his career (1,114 in 2014; 1,051 in 2015; career-high 1,377 in 2016).

• Spent 4 years as the team’s starting kick returner

• Majored in advertising at Michigan State.

• Joins CB Trae Waynes as the only Wisconsin natives on the Vikings roster.

• The four-year letterwinner had 116 catches for 1,471 yards and scored a total of 16 TDs (11 receiving, four rushing, one kick return) in 52 career games, including 23 starts.

• Finished his career ranked among MSU’s all-time leaders in kick return yards (2nd with 1,855), kick returns (2nd with 80), all-purpose yards (13th with 3,900), receptions (tied for 17th with 116) and TD catches (tied for 18th with 11).

• Surpassed 1,000 all-purpose yards 3 times in his career (1,114 in 2014; 1,051 in 2015; career-high 1,377 in 2016).

• Spent 4 years as the team’s starting kick returner

• Majored in advertising at Michigan State.

• Selected to play in the 2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Carson, California.

• Voted the MVP (Governor’s Award) by his teammates in 2016, becoming the 4th wide receiver under Mark Dantonio (B.J. Cunningham in 2011; Tony Lippett in 2014; Aaron Burbridge in 2015) to win the Governor’s Award.

• Named 2nd-Team All-Big Ten by the coaches in 2016.

• Led the team in receptions (53), receiving yards (789) and all-purpose yards (1,377), and tied for the team lead in TD catches (5), all of which were career highs.

• In his senior year, he tied for 5th in the Big Ten in receptions (4.4 pg), and ranked 5th in all-purpose yards (114.8 ypg), 6th in receiving yards (65.8 ypg) and tied for 9th in TD catches (5).

• Was easily MSU’s most explosive player in 2016 as he led the team with 22 plays of 20 yards or more (11 kick returns, 10 receptions, one rushing). He also accounted for 4 of the team’s 8 plays of 50-plus yards.