Eric Shelton
RB | (6'1", 246, 4.56) | Louisville

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Selected by: Carolina Panthers
Round: 2
Pick (Overall): 22(54)
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Overall: Shelton began his career at Florida State, where he played 11 games as a freshman in 2001 and rushed for 130 yards on 29 carries. He transferred from Florida State to Louisville in 2002 and sat out that season because of NCAA transfer rules. Shelton rushed for 790 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2003 but missed the final three games with a neck injury. As a junior in 2004, Shelton led the Cardinals with 938 yards rushing and tied the school mark for rushing touchdowns in a season with 20. He carried just 146 times, averaging 6.4 yards per carry. Shelton is somewhat of an enigma after transferring early in his career and then splitting carries with two other backs (Lionel Gates and Michael Bush) the past two seasons. Shelton has room to improve in the passing game  both as a blocker and a receiver ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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