- Vernon Shelton
- 5' 11"
- 278 lbs.
- P.K. Yonge
A senior walk-on defensive lineman who enrolled in Florida in August of 2004 and joined the team in March of 2005…
CAREER: Saw action in one game against Florida Atlantic in his senior year.
HONORS: 2007 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2007: Received playing time on the defensive line against Florida Atlantic, entering the game in the fourth quarter…Dressed for the home contests against Western Kentucky, Troy, Tennessee, Florida and the Capital One Bowl against Michigan.
2006: Member of the scout team for 13 games…
2005: Redshirted and did not see any game action on the season…
PREP: Class 1A second-team offense during his senior year at P.K. Yonge.
PERSONAL: Was born on Nov. 9, 1986…His parents are McArthur and Pearle Shelton…Helped organize a Stop the Violence rally at the Alachua County Fairgrounds his senior year…Also collected food and clothing for the underprivileged and he tutored youth every Monday and Thursday while in high school.
MAJOR: Construction & Process Management.