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Tag: Danny Shelton


Football: Auburn’s Shelton will play in Offense-Defense Bowl

Auburn lineman Danny Shelton will play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl football game on Friday in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Shelton, a three-time TNT All-Area selection, will also announce what college he plans to attend at the game, which will be televised at 1 p.m. on Versus.

For more information on the game, click here.


Prep Football: Northwest Nuggets recruiting package coming Sunday

The News Tribune’s Northwest Nuggets high school football recruiting package will run in Sunday’s newspaper and online. Washington football beat writer Todd Milles and myself have been working the phones the last couple weeks for this year’s edition, the 23rd that The News Tribune has completed.

Here’s a note on Auburn lineman Danny Shelton to hold you over until Sunday.

Auburn lineman Danny Shelton has shed about 40 pounds since the end of the football season. The 6-foot-3 junior says he weighs around 283 pounds.

Shelton turned out for the Trojans wrestling team for the first time and credited the grueling workouts to his weight loss. He must weigh less than 285 pounds to be eligible to wrestle in the heavyweight division.
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TNT’s All-State Football Team

Here is The News Tribune’s All-State football team. This includes players from all classifications. If you’re looking for an all-state football team for each classification, sports writers from around the state will vote on that after the season ends and the Associated Press will tally up the votes and release the team.

Jake Heaps, Quarterback, Skyline

6-2, 205, Senior
In three seasons as Skyline’s starting quarterback, Heaps has an overall record of 39-2 and 14-0 in the postseason. The BYU-bound signal caller will try to lead the Spartans to a third-consecutive state championship on Saturday. This season, Heaps has completed 198 of 328 passes for 2,936 yards and 41 touchdowns. He will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January at San Antonio.
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