Felton Davis III
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).
MSU head coach Mark Dantonio gives an update on the team following practice.
USATSI Gallery - Western Michigan @ Michigan State
Photos from Michigan State @ Illinois on November 5, 2016.
Photos from Michigan State vs. Alabama on December 31, 2015.
The Spartans topped Iowa in the Big 10 Championship on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015.
CAREER NOTES: Two-year letterwinner is expected to be a significant contributor on offense in his third season with the Spartans . . . enters 2017 season with 14 catches for 200 yards and one touchdown in 18 career games.
2016 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Had 12 catches for 150 yards in 12 games of action, including two starts (Furman, Northwestern) . . . posted career highs in both receptions (6) and receiving yards (56) at Illinois and added one rush for 14 yards . . . made his second start of career vs. Northwestern and had one catch for 15 yards . . . snared one reception for career-high tying 28 yards vs. BYU . . . posted his first TD catch of his Spartan career with a 13-yard reception from Tyler O'Connor in the Furman game after making first career start . . . finished the Furman game with three catches for 40 yards and one TD.
2015 SEASON (FRESHMAN): True freshman played in seven games (Air Force, Central Michigan, Purdue, Ohio State, Penn State, Iowa, Alabama) . . . was one of six true freshmen to earn a letter for the Spartans in 2015 . . . had two catches for 50 yards (25.0 avg.) . . . had a team-long 28-yard reception in the College Football Playoff Semifinal vs. No. 2 Alabama . . . caught his first career pass (22 yards) in the Big Ten Championship Game vs. No. 4 Iowa on a third-and-15 play in the first quarter that helped set up MSU's first field goal of the game in the victory over Hawkeyes.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top prospects by 247Sports.com (No. 217) . . . rated among the country's top wide receivers by 247Sports.com (No. 22) and Rivals.com (No. 55) . . . listed among Virginia's top seniors by 247Sports.com (No. 10), Rivals.com (No. 16), Scout.com (No. 27) and ESPN.com (No. 33) . . . two-time first-team all-conference for Coach Loren Johnson at Highland Springs (Va.) High School . . . had 37 receptions for 516 yards (13.9 avg.) and six touchdowns in just eight games in 2014 . . . had a career-best eight catches for 158 yards (19.8 avg.) and one score vs. Brook Point as a senior, including a career-long 85-yard grab . . . earned first-team All-Capital District honors in 2013 . . . caught 28 passes for 725 yards (25.9 avg.) and 10 TDs as a junior in just eight games . . . had three receptions - all resulting in TDs - for 164 yards vs. Henrico . . . two-year starter had 65 career catches for 1,241 yards (19.0 avg.) and 16 TDs in 16 games . . . accounted for 18 total TDs . . . also competed in track and field for the Springers . . . earned All-Metro honors in both the 110 hurdles (posted third-best time in Richmond area at 14.67) and 300 hurdles as a junior . . . son of Felton and Monica Davis . . . born Feb. 25, 1997 . . . psychology major.