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Penn State beats Indiana, 45-14, to improve to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the Big Ten
Awards: Named Academic All-Big Ten.
Season: Appeared in six games...Made collegiate debut vs. Akron (9/2)...One of 24 student-athletes to make their collegiate debut in 2017...One of 17 freshmen (14 redshirt, 3 true) to appear in 2017.
Akron (9/2): Made collegiate debut. Georgia State (9/16): Logged his first two career tackles, both coming behind the line of scrimmage...Combined with Yetur Gross-Matos on a fourth-quarter tackle for loss...Teamed with Shaka Toney on a sack in the fourth quarter. Indiana (9/30): Logged a career-high-tying two tackles. Rutgers (11/11): Posted one tackle...His lone stop was a combined sack of Giovanni Rescigno with Ayron Monroe in the fourth quarter during the goalline stand on Rutgers' final drive.
➤ 2016 ➤ True Freshman Season
➤ High School
Was a three-time letterwinner for head coach Rodger Elander at Westerville-North High School...Served as a team captain in 2015...Named to Associated Press All-Ohio Division II second team as a senior...Selected to the 2015 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Ohio Football second team...Earned first-team All-Central honors from the Associated Press as a senior...Had 54 tackles, 10.5 sacks and two forced fumbles his senior year...Recorded 31 tackles, 3.0 sacks and one forced fumble as a junior...Rated as a three-star recruit by all four major recruiting services - ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports...Is the 52nd-ranked player in the state of Ohio by Rivals...Rated as the third-best defensive tackle in Ohio and the 11th-ranked defensive tackle in the Midwest by Scout...Ranked as the No. 60 player in Ohio by ESPN...Rated as the No. 69 player in Ohio by 247Sports...Lettered one year in wrestling.
Full name is Antonio Valentino Shelton II...Son of Kathryn Gresham and Antonio Shelton Sr...Has four brothers, Shay, Wes, Jordan and Andre...Hobbies include writing music, watching music videos and filming...Majoring in communications...Born on August 1, 1997 in Columbus, Ohio.