Shelton McCullough is among the handful of players looking to earn time in the cornerback rotation this season. A hard worker with good skills and speed, he has made good progress and will look to challenge Devin Fentress for the No. 2 spot at left corner. McCullough played in three games during the 2008 campaign, with one tackle against Coastal Carolina, and two pass breakups. He is one of five returning Nittany Lions from Maryland.
2008 Junior Season
McCullough played in three games, with a season-high 10 snaps against Coastal Carolina. He made one tackle in the season-opener and had two pass breakups.
2007 Sophomore Season
McCullough played cornerback at Randallstown HS under Coach Albert Howard. A two-sport athlete, McCullough was captain of the track and field team.
Full name is Leonard Shelton McCullough III. He is the son of Lititia Carter and Leonard McCullough Jr. He has one brother, Chaquille, and a sister, Paris. McCullough enjoys weightlifting and writing. He is interested in pursuing a career as an information systems manager with the goal of becoming a CEO of a Fortune 500 Company. Born August 14, 1989.