UW Health Sports Medicine 

Sojourn Shelton
Sojourn  Shelton


Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 178



Honors and Awards
2014 Preseason: First-team All-Big Ten (Sporting News), third-team All-Big Ten (Phil Steele)
2013: All-Big Ten honorable mention (media),
All-Freshman honorable mention (College Football News)

2014 Season: Has played in all 12 games, starting 11 ... registered a career-high five tackles for the fifth time at Northwestern on Oct. 4 ... also recorded five tackles and broke up one pass vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 ... made two tackles and defended one pass vs. Minnesota on Nov. 29 ... tallied three tackles at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... made one tackle and defended a pass vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... made one tackle for a loss at Purdue on Nov. 8 ... tallied one tackle at Rutgers on Nov. 1 ... recorded three tackles vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... broke up a career-best two passes vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... had two tackles vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20 ... logged two tackles vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... recorded one tackle vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6

2013 Season: Earned first letter, playing in all 13 games with 12 starts at cornerback ... became first true freshman to start a UW season-opener since Travis Frederick in 2009 ... tied for third in the Big Ten in interceptions with four, which also ranked No. 3 nationally among true freshmen ... his four INTs were the second-most ever by a UW freshman (Jamar Fletcher had 7 as a redshirt freshman in 1998) and the most by a true freshman in school history ... logged five tackles and broke up a pass in Capital One Bowl vs. South Carolina on Jan. 1 ... made three tackles vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... broke up a pass at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... tallied two tackles, broke up a pass and made an interception vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... registered two tackles against vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... made four tackles at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had one tackle at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... tallied three tackles and made an interception vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... made five tackles, forced a fumble and broke up two passes at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... had five tackles and an interception vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... recorded one tackle and broke up a pass at Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... registered one tackle vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... made his Badgers debut on Aug. 31 vs. UMass and recorded four tackles, a QB hurry and his first career interception

High School: Four-star recruit according to ESPN ... rated as three-star recruit by Rivals and Scout ... ranked No. 26 cornerback in the nation by ESPN, No. 47 by Rivals and No. 76 by Scout ... named to Gridiron Kings 7-on-7 camp in July 2012 ... selected for Nike's "The Opening" all-star camp ... named MVP of Miami-area Nike Football Training Camp in April 2012 ... as a senior, returned three punts for touchdowns and recorded an interception, 16 pass breakups and 22 tackles ... named first-team all-county by South Florida Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald ... as a junior, recorded three interceptions at cornerback and was named to the Broward County Super 11 by the Sun Sentinel ... started at cornerback as a sophomore and grabbed four interceptions ... head coach was Steve Davis

Personal: Parents are Rachel Victor and Sojourn Shelton, Sr. ... active in 100 Black Men of Greater Ft. Lauderdale and Junior Achievement ... served as motivational speaker for Plantation area Little Leaguers


Game-by-Game Tackles
2014 SEASON:
LSU (1-1=2); Western Illinois (1-0=1); Bowling Green (1-1=2); South Florida (3-2=5); Northwestern (3-2=5); Maryland (2-1=3); at Rutgers (1-0=1); at Purdue (1-0=1); Nebraska (1-0=1); at Iowa (3-0=3); Minnesota (2-0=2)

2013 SEASON: UMass (3-1=4); Tennessee Tech (1-0=1); at Arizona State (1-0=1); Purdue (4-1=5); at Ohio State (5-0=5); Northwestern (2-1=3); at Illinois (1-0=1); at Iowa (4-0=4); BYU (1-1=2); Indiana (1-1=2); Penn State (3-0=3)

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