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#55 Danny Shelton
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 339
Year: Senior
Hometown: Auburn, Wash.
High School: Auburn
Experience: 3 Letters
Bednarik Award Semi-Finalist

2014 CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII

2014: Named a Midseason All-America by ESPN, NFL.com and The Sporting News ... also made Phil Steele's Midseason All-America second team ... enters the Oregon State game sharing the national lead in fumble recoveries with four ... also ranks No. 11 in tackles for loss with 16.0 and No. 19 in sacks with 8.5
... named a first-team preseason All-America by The Sporting News ... also named third-team preseason All-America by Athlon ... also named to the preseason watch list for the Bednarik Award (top defensive player) ... led all players with 12 tackles in the season-opening win at Hawai'i ... also had three tackles for loss with two sacks in that game ... another huge game vs. EWU, when he once again had 12 tackles, with four-and-a-half tackles for loss and four sacks ... four sacks were the most by a UW player in a single game since 1989 ... named the team's defensive player of the game vs. EWU ... three tackles in the win over lllinois ... career-high 13 tackles (his third double-digit tackles tally in four games), two tackles for loss and one sack vs. Georgia State ... had seven tackles, half of a tackle for loss and a fumble recovery vs. Stanford, when he served as a game captain ... made three tackles and also recovered two fumbles, in the win at California ... eight tackles, two and a half of them for a loss, at Oregon ... eight tackles, including half of a tackle for loss, vs. Arizona State, when he was a team captain ... five tackles and a fumble recovery in the win at Colorado ... was a game captain vs. UCLA, when he had three tackles, one for a loss ... had a terrific game at Arizona, leading the UW with nine total tackles, including two and a half for loss and a sack ... three tackles vs. Oregon State, when he served as a game captain.

2013: Earned first-team Academic All-Pac-12 ... also named honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... started every game ... three tackles in the opener vs. Boise State ... five stops in the win at Illinois ... three tackles, including a sack, in the win over Idaho State ... six tackles in the win over Arizona ... four tackles at Stanford ... two stops vs. Oregon ... four solo stops at Arizona State ... three tackles, all solo, in the win over California ... six tackles, including half of a sack, in the win over Colorado ... double-digit tackles for the second time in his career with 10 (including one TFL) at UCLA ... two tackles, including half of a sack, in the win at Oregon State ... posted four tackles in the Apple Cup win over Washington State ... seven tackles, including six solo stops, in Washington's Fight Hunger Bowl win over BYU.

2012:
Started at nose tackle in every game ... named to the Pac-12's All-Academic first team ... also honored with the Academic Achievement Award at the team's postseason banquet ... earned honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... two tackles vs. San Diego State ... notched a career-high 10 tackles at No. 3 LSU, most by a UW defensive lineman since 2008 ... three tackles, including half of a tackle for loss, in win over No. 8 Stanford ... three tackles, including two tackles for loss, vs. No. 11 USC ... two stops at Arizona ... five stops and a fumble recovery in the win at California ... started at end in the win over Utah, finishing with six tackles, including one for a loss ... one tackle in the win at Colorado ... five tackles, including half a sack, at Washington State ... four tackles in the MAACO Bowl vs. Boise State.


2011: Played in all 13 games as a true freshman, earning a start at defensive tackle in the Washington State game ... season-high five tackles vs. Baylor in the Alamo Bowl ... had three tackles at USC ... had a fumble recovery at Oregon State, when he also batted down two passes ... one tackle each vs. Cal, Stanford and WSU.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named 4A first-team all-state, as both an offensive and defensive lineman, by the Associated Press in 2010 ... also first-team all-state as a junior (offensive line) ... made the Seattle Times all-state team as both a junior and a senior ... twice named both the South Puget Sound League 4A North's Offensive Lineman of the Year and Defensive Lineman of the Year ... played in the Offense-Defense Bowl following senior season ... helped lead Trojans to a 9-3 overall record and a 7-1 mark in the South Puget Sound League North in 2010 ... advanced to the state quarterfinals ... along with earning the SPSL's Offensive and Defensive Lineman of the Year as a junior, was also (naturally) first-team all-league at both spots that year as well ... led Auburn to state quarterfinals as a junior in 2009 ... first-team All-SPSL on both lines as a sophomore as well ... a PrepStar All-American ... ranked the No. 32 defensive tackle in the country by scout.com ... rated the No. 120 overall prospect and the No. 10 defensive tackle in the nation by rivals.com ... rival's No. 3 recruit in the state of Washington ... nation's No. 43 DT recruit, according to ESPN.com ... Long Beach Press-Telegram's "Best in the West" honorable mention ... named to the Tacoma News-Tribune's "Western 100" list of top recruits in the West ... one of five seniors from the state named a "blue-chip prospect" by the Seattle Times ... one of just eight players from the Pacific Northwest named a "Northwest Nugget" by the Tacoma News-Tribune ... also participated in track & field as a thrower and was a standout wrestler at Auburn ... as a senior in 2011, won the state 4A shotput championship with a throw of 60-feet, 1-inch ... played football for coach Gordon Elliot.

Danny Shelton's Career Statistics

TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblkqbh
2011 13 2 9 11 0.0 2 0 1 0 0
2012 13 20 25 45 4.0 0 0 1 1 2
2013 13 36 23 59 3.5 3 0 0 2 0
2014 12 51 34 85 16.0 0 0 4 0 3
TOTAL 51 109 91 200 23.5 5 0 6 3 5
 
SACKS g ua a total yards
2011 13 0 0 0.0 0
2012 13 0 1 0.5 1
2013 13 1 2 2.0 11
2014 12 8 1 8.5 29
TOTAL 51 9 4 11.0 41
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