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Shelton Lewis
Shelton  Lewis


Orlando, Fla.

High School:
East River

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185



Public Safety Administration


Tony Pecoraro Named FAU’s Defensive Coordinator

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Football Continues Bowl Prep with Friday Practice

Owls and Zips Battle Tuesday Night at 7 p.m.


Owls Place 11 on 2017 Phil Steele All-C-USA Postseason Football Squads

Six Members of C-USA Championship Squad Named as First Teamers


Football Earns 19 All-Conference USA Honorees, Including Seven First Teamers

FAU Has Most of Any C-USA Squad and Most in Program History


Football Reaches Bowl Eligibility and Stays Undefeated in C-USA

Owls Have Six Wins for the First Time Since 2013

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Junior (2017)

  • Saw action in game one but did not record a tackle
  • Recorded two punt returns for a total of seven yards and added seven tackles, including six solo tackles and a forced fumble
  • Added a tackle assists and a pass breakup versus Bethune
  • Had three tackles, including two solo, at Buffalo
  • Recorded six tackles versus MT and added an INT
  • Had four solo tackles versus ODU and added an INT and 28 yard return as well as a pass breakup
  • One of two players to record an interception versus North Texas
  • Was second on the team with seven tackles at WKU and had a pass breakup
  • Earned five tackles, a pass breakup and a secone quarter INT versus Marshall
  • Recorded six tackles at La Tech and added a pass breakup
  • Had four tackles, including three solo, in the 2017 Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Added a tackle assist at Charlotte
  • Recorded three solo tackles in the 2017 C-USA Championship victory over North Texas
  • Added one pass breakup in the 50-3 Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl win over Akron
  • Named First Team C-USA
  • Named to Phil Steele's Magazine's First Team All-Conference team

Sophomore (2016)

  • Drew his first collegiate start versus SIU
  • Recorded five tackles (4-1) and a pass breakup
  • Met his season high mark of five (3-2) versus UM
  • Had two tackles, including a sack for a loss of five yards versus K-State
  • Tallied three tackles in the Ball State game
  • Recorded two solo tackles at FIU
  • Versus Charlotte he recorded six tackles
  • Had a tackle assist at Marshall
  • Tallied four tackles versus WKU and added a pass breakup
  • Recorded a solo tackle at Rice
  • Tallied thee tackles versus UTEP
  • Had three tackles and a QBH versus ODU

True Freshman (2015)

  • Recorded one tackle, a solo, at Tulsa
  • Recorded a tackle assist versus Miami
  • Saw special teams action versus Buffalo and Marshall
  • Traveled and was a member of the special teams unit at UTEP
  • Had a tackle assist as part of the special teams unit in FAU's Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Had a solo tackle at WKU
  • Concentrated his efforts with the special team unit versus Middle Tennessee and at Florida
  • Recorded a tackle assist at ODU

High School

  • Played for Doug Gabriel at East River High School where he recorded a school single-season record of 12 interceptions
  • Also saw time on the offensive side of the ball
  • Served as the team's defensive captain as a senior and was named the team MVP
  • Earned first team All-American (central Florida) honors
  • Played in the Central Florida All-Star game and the O&D All-American Bowl
  • Ranked in the Sunshine Prep top-100 and ranked in the Super 60 (central Florida)
  • Three-sport athlete (football, basketball and track)
  • Member of the National Honor Society and earned 3.5 G.P.A. or above Award


  • Public Safety Administration major
  • Son of Yolanda Trent-Lewis and Shelton L. Lewis
  • Born April 17, 1997 in Orlando, Fla
  • Comes from a family that has excelled at both the collegiate and NFL level
  • Both his father and brother Xavier (LSU) played at the collegiate level
  • His uncles Tony Jones (Texas/Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons) and William Trent (Oklahoma/Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants) played in both college and in the NFL

2015: Tulsa (1-0=1), Miami (0-1=1), FIU (0-1=1), WKU (1-0=1), ODU (0-1=1)
2016: SIU (4-1=5, 1 PBrUp); UM (3-2=5); K-State (2-0=2, 1.0 sack); Ball State (2-1=3); FIU (10/1/16); Charlotte (4-2=6); Marshall (0-1=1); WKU (2-2=4; 1 BrUp); Rice (1-0=1); UTEP (2-1=3); ODU (2-1=3, 1 QBH)
2017: Navy (0-0=0), Wisconsin (6-1=7), Bethune (0-1=1, 1 BrUp); Buffalo (2-1=3); MT (2-4=6, INT); ODU (4-0=4, 1 INT 28 yards, 1 BrUp); NT (1 INT); WKU (4-3=7, 1 PrUp); Marshall (4-1=5, 1 INT, 1 BrUp); La Tech (3-3=6, 1 BrUp); FIU (3-1=4); Charlotte (0-1=1); NT (3-0=3)

Career Highs
Tackles: 7 Wisconsin (9/9/17), WKU (10/28/17) 
Solo Tackles: 6 Wisconsin (9/9/17)
Sack: 1 K-State (9/17/16)
Interception: 1 3X
Pass Breakups: 1 8X

2015 Game Highs
Tackles: 1 2X
Solo Tackles: 1 2X
Pass Breakups:

2016 Game Highs
Tackles: 6 Charlotte (10/9/16)
Solo Tackles: 4 SIU (9/3/16), Charlotte (10/9/16)
Sack: 1 K-State (9/17/16)
Pass Breakups: 1 SIU (9/3/16), WKU (10/29/16)

2017 Game Highs
Tackles: 7 Wisconsin (9/9/17), WKU (10/28/17)
Solo Tackles: 4 ODU (10/7/17), WKU (10/28/17)
Pass Breakups: 1 5X
Forced Fumble: 1 Wisconsin (9/9/17)
INT: 1 3X

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