2006: Fifth-year senior Trent Shelton, Baylor's No. 1 X receiver, enters his final Green and Gold season ranked No. 6 on the Bears' career reception (102) chart and No. 12 on the school's all-time receiving yards (1,176) list ... The 2006 All-Big 12 candidate has recorded at least one reception in 33 consecutive games, the longest such string for a Bear since Reggie Newhouse ended his career with a school-record 34-game streak that spanned the 2000, 2001 and 2002 seasons ... Shelton's 33-game string, which ranks as the nation's fourth-longest entering the 2006 campaign, includes 27 multi-reception efforts.
2005: Started all 11 games for the Bears to earn his third letter and had at least one catch in every contest ... His 39 receptions ranked No. 3 on the team, while his 452 receiving yards stood as the squad's second-best mark ... Averaged 11.6 yards per reception to rank No. 2 on the squad among Bears with at least 10 receptions ... Ranked No. 20 in Big 12 in receptions per game (4.00 rpg) and No. 23 in receiving yards per outing (41.09 ypg) ... 24 of his receptions on the year came away from Waco ... Caught at least two passes in each of his last 10 starts as a junior with a season-best six receptions for 52 yards at Oklahoma ... Also hauled in five passes three times--vs. Samford (for 54 yards), at Army (for a career-best 84 yards) and at Missouri (for 48 yards) ... Lone touchdown reception was a 3-yard third-quarter grab from Shawn Bell at Texas A&M ... Had three receptions of 40-plus yards on season, one of which was a 52-yarder vs. Nebraska which was fumbled into the end zone and recovered for a touchdown by teammate Dominique Zeigler ... Played 653 snaps.
2004: Played in all 11 games as a sophomore and started four contests with at least one reception in every outing ... Ranked No. 3 on the squad in receptions (38), touchdown receptions (four), receiving yards (426) and yards per catch (11.2 ypc) ... Hauled in a career-long 55-yard touchdown pass from Terrance Parks at No. 25 Oklahoma State for his only catch vs. the Cowboys, a reception which ranked as Baylor's season-long pass play ... Caught three passes for 38 yards at Texas Tech and scored game's first touchdown on a 71-yard run, the Bears' longest play from scrimmage in 2004, their longest rush since a 78-yarder by Chedrick Ricks vs. Samford in 2002, and a run that equaled the 14th-longest rush play in school history ... Had a career-high 10 receptions for 76 yards against Iowa State ... His 10 receptions vs. the Cyclones equaled the fifth-best one-game total in school history ... Recorded at least two receptions in nine of 11 contests, five or more three times ... Snagged five balls for 24 yards and one touchdown against No. 16 Texas A&M and had five grabs for 64 yards and one score at UAB ... Then-career-long 39-yard touchdown reception at UAB was BU's first 2004 score and Bears' third-longest (tied) pass play of year ... Also had three rushes for 72 yards and one touchdown ... Played 435 snaps ... Earned second letter.
2003: Baylor's second-leading receiver played in all 12 games and drew starts against Colorado, No. 19 Texas and Texas Tech as a redshirt freshman ... Caught 25 passes for 298 yards and one touchdown for season to earn his first varsity letter ... Averaged 11.9 yards per catch and caught at least one pass in each of season's final 11 games ... Grabbed a then-career-high four passes against both Texas Tech (for 59 yards) and at No. 1 Oklahoma (16 yards) ... Had eight multiple-catch games ... Caught a then-career-long 30-yard pass from Aaron Karas against both Sam Houston State and Kansas ... Lone touchdown reception was a 26-yarder from Karas in the second quarter of the Bears' 42-30 upset win over two-time Big 12 North champion Colorado ... Four of his 25 catches on the year went for 25 yards or more ... Also had eight rushes for eight yards with a long rush of eight yards at Oklahoma.
2002: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: North Crowley High School, Fort Worth, Texas ... Led his district in receptions as a senior with 48 catches for 798 yards and six touchdowns ... Also had a kickoff return for a touchdown ... Two-time first-team all-district selection ... As a junior caught 38 passes for 572 yards ... Member of Texas Football's 2001 Texas Top 300 ... Also lettered in track and basketball ... Named honorable mention all-district in basketball as a junior and picked up first-team honors in senior season ... Held school long jump record ... Coached by Mike Papas at the District 8-4A school.
Personal: The son of George and Aqua Shelton, Trent Simmons Shelton was born Sept. 21, 1984, in Little Rock, Ark. ... Speech communications major ... Uncle, George Stewart, played football at Arkansas and is the receivers coach for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons ... Brother, Terry Shelton, played basketball at Texas-San Antonio and is currently a coach at North Crowley (Texas) High School ... Brother, Todd, played basketball at Central (Kan.) College and works for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
SHELTON'S Single-Game Bests
Receptions: 10 vs. Iowa State, Oct. 23, 2004 (76 yards)
Receiving Yards: 84 at Army, Sept. 17, 2005 (5 rec.)
Touchdown Receptions: 1, six times
Long Rush: 71 at Texas Tech, Nov. 6, 2004 (TD)