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Shelton Johnson
Shelton Johnson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Carrollton, Texas

High School:
Hebron

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 196

Position:
DB

Experience:
3V

Honors and Awards
2012:
Big Ten Sportsmanship Award, Academic All-Big Ten
2011:
Academic All-Big Ten
2010:
Academic All-Big Ten

2012: Recorded eight tackles against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... collected four tackles in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... recorded eight tackles at Penn St on Nov. 24 ... had a career-high 11 tackles and broke up a pass against Ohio State on Nov. 17 ... tallied three tackles and one pass break up at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... recorded two tackles against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... tallied two tackles and broke up one pass against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... started at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... recorded four tackles, including 0.5 for loss, in return against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... made nine tackles and broke up one pass at Oregon State on Sept. 8 before leaving game with injury ... recorded two tackles against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1

2011: Earned third letter ... played in 13 games, starting 12 ... led the Badgers and tied for second in the Big Ten with four interceptions ... tied career high with eight tackles, intercepted a pass and broke up another pass against Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship game on Dec. 3 ... picked off one pass and had four tackles against Penn State on Nov. 26 ... intercepted a pass and recorded six tackles at Illinois on Nov. 19 ... made two tackles at Minnesota on Nov. 12 ... broke up one pass and recorded three tackles against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... career-high eight tackles with 1.5 TFLs and a pass breakup at Ohio State on Oct. 29 ... posted two tackles at Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... recorded three tackles with one pass breakup and one TFL against Indiana on Oct. 15 ... missed the Nebraska game on Oct. 1 due to injury ... intercepted the first pass of career against South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... named UW's co-defensive player of the week after picking up four tackles against Northern Illinois on Sept. 17 ... recorded six tackles with 3.0 tackles for loss and a forced fumble against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... made five tackles and had first career tackle for loss against UNLV on Sept. 1

2010:
Earned second letter ... played in all 13 games with one start ... season-high four tackles against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... recorded two tackles against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... made first start of career and had three tackles against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... recorded one tackle at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... three tackles against Austin Peay on Sept. 25 ... first tackle of career came on touchdown-saving play against Arizona State on Sept. 18; raced downfield and tackled ASU kick returner at UW one-yard line as half ended to save UW's lead (named UW's co-special teams player of the week for his play)

2009:
Earned first letter ... played in nine games ... most of playing time came on special teams units ... made Badger debut against Northern Illinois on Sept. 5

2008: Redshirt season

High School:
Ranked in the top 125 safeties in the nation by Scout.com ... all-area top 100 player and first-team all-district as a senior ... second-team all-district as a junior ... team won class 4A division II state title as a sophomore ... also lettered in track ... National Society of High School Scholars member ... head coach was Brian Brazil

Personal:
Parents are Shelby Johnson and Angela Long ... grandfather, Wayne Long, ran track at the University of Oklahoma ... avid member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... majoring in zoology

Career Defensive Statistics
Season GP/GS UT AT Tot. TFL QBS FC FR INT PD
2009 9/0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2010 13/1 13 2 15 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2011 13/12 23 31 54 6.0-10 0.0-0 1 0 4 8
2012 11/10 30 26 56 0.5-0 0.0-0 0 0 0

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Totals 46/23 66 59 125 6.5-10 0.0-0 1 0 4 12

Game-by-Game Tackles
2010 SEASON: Arizona State (1-0=1); Austin Peay (3-0=3); Michigan State (1-0=1); Minnesota (3-0=3); Iowa (1-0=1); Indiana (1-1=2); Northwestern (3-1=4)

2011 SEASON: UNLV (2-3=5); Oregon State (3-3=6); Northern Illinois (1-3=4); Indiana (2-1=3); Michigan State (1-1=2); Ohio State (4-4=8); Purdue (3-0=3); Minnesota (0-2=2); Illinois (2-4=6); Penn State (3-1=4); Michigan State (1-7=8); Oregon (1-2=3)

2012 SEASON: UNI (1-1=2); OSU (3-6=9); ILL (2-2=4); MINN (2-2=4); MSU (1-1=2); IND (2-1=3); Ohio State (7-4=11); Penn St (4-4=8); Nebraska (3-1=4); Stanford (5-3=8)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 11 vs. Ohio State, Nov. 17, 2012
Tackles for Loss 3.0 vs. Oregon State, Sept. 10, 2011
Sacks N/A
Interceptions 1 (4x), MR vs. Michigan State, Dec. 3, 2011
Passes Defended 2 vs. Michigan State, Dec. 3, 2011
2012 Season Game Highs
Tackles 11 vs. Ohio State, Nov. 17
Tackles for Loss 0.5 vs. Illinois, Oct. 6
Sacks N/A
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended 1 (4x), MR at Indiana, Nov. 20

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