Position-by-position breakdown of the Spartans entering preseason camp.
As a junior in 2015, R.J. Shelton set career highs for receptions (43), receiving yards (503) and touchdowns (4).
Spartans preparing for busy week with three practices and a scrimmage.
USATSI Gallery - Bowling Green at Michigan State
Second-year wideout is expected to see significant time in the playing rotation in 2017 . . . had five catches for 54 yards in the spring game.
2016 SEASON: Redshirted . . . enrolled Jan. 11, 2016, for the beginning of the spring semester and participated in spring practice . . . showed his potential in the Green-White spring game with two catches for 45 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown reception from Tyler O'Connor and a 32-yard reception from Brian Lewerke.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated among the nation's top prospects by Rivals.com (No. 106) and 247Sports.com (No. 219) . . . ranked among the nation's top wide receivers by Rivals.com (No. 21), 247Sports.com (No. 46), Scout.com (No. 50) and ESPN.com (No. 57) . . . listed among the East's top prospects by ESPN.com (No. 36) . . . rated among New Jersey's top seniors by Rivals.com (No. 4), 247Sports.com (No. 6) and ESPN.com (No. 9) . . . participated in the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl (led East with 5 catches for 36 yards) in San Antonio, Texas . . . named recipient of the 2016 Felix "Doc" Blanchard Award, presented to the U.S. Army All-American who signifies the Army's high standard of excellence in community service, education and athletic distinction . . . three-year starter and three-time all-state selection for Coach Rob Hinson at Timber Creek Regional High School in Sicklerville, New Jersey . . . earned second-team all-state and All-Group 4 honors from NJ.com as a senior . . . also named All-South Jersey in 2015 . . . had 63 receptions for 1,041 yards (16.5 avg.) and nine touchdowns as a senior while helping the Chargers (9-3) to the South Jersey Group IV state title . . . ranked fourth in the state in receiving yards and fifth in receptions . . . had five catches for 95 yards, including a 44-yard TD grab, in a 28-24 victory over Shawnee in the South Jersey Group IV Championship Game . . . recorded five 100-yard receiving games in 2015 . . . caught two passes for 106 yards vs. Triton . . . matched his career best with 11 receptions for 144 yards and a score vs. Hammonton . . . had five catches for 128 yards and two TDs vs. Moorestown . . . set season highs for receiving yards (171) and TD catches (3) on 10 receptions vs. Clearview . . . hauled in eight passes for 104 yards vs. Cherokee . . . received third-team all-state honors from NJ.com in 2014 . . . caught 44 passes for 702 yards (16.0 avg.) and seven TDs as a junior . . . posted three 100-yard receiving games in 2014: vs. Winslow Township (3 catches for 105 yards and a TD), vs. Kingsway (6-117-1) and Washington Township (6-111-1) . . . named Sophomore All-American by MaxPreps.com . . . third-team all-state selection in 2013 . . . named first-team All-Group 4 and All-South Jersey as a sophomore . . . became the first sophomore in New Jersey history to reach the 1,000-yard receiving milestone in a single season, with 57 receptions for 1,196 (21.0 avg.) and 12 TDs in 2013 . . . produced five 100-yard receiving games as a sophomore . . . had a career-best 11 catches for 130 yards and two scores vs. Shawnee . . . caught seven passes for a career-high 262 yards and three TDs vs. Kingsway . . . had four grabs for 100 yards and two TDs vs. Lenape . . . had seven receptions for 163 yards and three scores vs. Cherry Hill West . . . had five catches for 157 yards and a TD vs. Eastern . . . ranks second in South Jersey history in career receptions (164) and receiving yards (2,939) . . . recorded 13 career 100-yard receiving games . . . son of Chris and Cheryl Chambers . . . born Aug. 17, 1997 . . . father Chris played wide receiver at Temple from 1985-89 under coach Bruce Arians, earning letters in 1986 and 1988 . . . sister, Cherelle, played softball at DePaul University . . . interdisciplinary studies in social science/social science education major.