Wisconsin cornerback Sojourn Shelton has been a freshman phenom

Wisconsin freshman Sojourn Shelton has surprised this season, recording four interceptions.
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers defense helps finish 'decade of dominance' over Gophers

By PHIL MINNEAPOLIS -- Chris Borland carried Sojourn Shelton on his shoulders, allowing the freshman cornerback to tote a token of the past four hours' -- and decade's -- significance for the Wisconsin football program. It wasn't Paul Bunyan's Axe; his teammates carried the infamous utensil toward TCF Bank Stadium's east end zone, where...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The Freshman Fifteen - Sojourn Shelton

The biggest true freshman contributor on this team, cornerback Sojourn Shelton leads Wisconsin with three interceptions and has shown the best is yet to come. Badger Nation gets to know the freshman cornerback a little better in the return of our popular feature.
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers have confidence in freshmen cornerbacks

MADISON, Wis. -- The two-deep depth chart for Wisconsin's football team features an unusual scenario at cornerback this season, one rarely seen across the major college football landscape: two freshmen listed side-by-side. Given the scrutiny that comes with playing corner -- and the difficulties of mastering such a complex spot -- few newcomers typically find themselves in position...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: Badgers vs. Wildcats preview

The Wisconsin Badgers (3-2) will be hosting the No.19 Northwestern Wildcats (4-1) this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. local time on ABC. This Saturday’s Big Ten game of the week could ultimately determine which of these teams is second best behind the Ohio State Buckeyes. Northwestern lost it’s Big Ten opener last Saturday in a disappointing 30-40 finish at home to the Buckeyes. The Badgers...
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Andersen: Joel Stave, Sojourn Shelton making great strides

Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spoke with the media Tuesday morning on the Big Ten's weekly coaches teleconference following his team's game against Ohio State. The Badgers have a bye week and will return to action Oct. 12 with a home game against Northwestern. Andersen discussed the health status of running back Melvin Gordon and center Dallas Lewallen, along with...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Notes: Even-Keeled Cornerbacks

After struggling to contain a spread offense with speedy skill players two weeks ago, Wisconsin's two young cornerbacks will have another strong challenge on its hands, but head coach Gary Andersen sees Sojourn Shelton and Darius Hillary having a steady approach in the days leading up to No.23 Wisconsin's game at No.4 Ohio State.
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Andersen confident in true freshman Shelton starting

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen recalls his first game as a starting center at Ricks College with both fondness and a tinge of regret. "I couldn't talk for the first quarter at center, and that's not a good thing when you're like that," Andersen said. "I remember my first game playing a Division I football game, it was much of the same."...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers release 1st depth chart of 2013, Shelton named starter

Monday before the opening game is always like Christmas for those of us covering college football teams, mainly because we sit in anticipation of the release of depth charts like kids waiting for their parents to get up to open presents under the tree.  Well, the first Badgers depth chart was released just a bit ago and there were a few surprises contained within it.  ...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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