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Sheldon Royster
Sheldon Royster

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Woodbridge, N.J.

High School:
St. Peter's Prep

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
FS

Experience:
RS


Redshirt freshman free safety who will compete for playing time this season... listed on the second team behind D.J. Swearinger entering the fall.

2011: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Sheldon Royster played running back and safety for the Marauders of St. Peter's Prep School in Jersey City, N.J... logged over 20 tackles with two interceptions despite being hampered with injuries as a senior... picked off three passes and broke up five more while recording 64 tackles as a junior safety, earning second-team All-State honors by the Star Ledger... also ran for 393 yards and three TDs on 40 carries and had 14 catches for 252 yards and two scores as a junior... rated a four-star prospect, the fourth-best player in the state of New Jersey, the nation's 12th-best safety and the nation's 189th-player overall by Rivals.com... considered a four-star prospect, the nation's 149th-best player and the seventh-best safety by Scout.com... given a four-star rating, considered the third-best player in the state of New Jersey and the nation's fifth-best safety by 247Sports.com... considered a PrepStar All-American... selected South Carolina over Rutgers... other offers included Illinois, Louisville, Michigan and Miami (Fla.).

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