Data Scout Notes: 2014: PWCamp/PLombardi/PBednarik/PNagurski/PLott/PHornung/DS#1PSTeamProspect-DBrugler...2013: DLOYC/1stC/WCamp2nd/HendricksFinalist/1stM...TSX-PTW...2012: NA
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07/31/14 - 2014 PRESEASON BEDNARIK AWARD WATCH LIST: DE Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State...As a sophomore, Calhoun led the Spartans in quarterback hurries (18), QB hits (34) and sacks (7.5 for 45) while earning second-team All-America honors from the Walter Camp Football Foundation, Associated Press, USA TODAY, SI.com and Athlon Sports. The 2013 Smith-Brown Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year ranked second on the defense in tackles for loss (14 for 75 yards) and production points (238).
He led the Spartan defensive linemen with 37 tackles (tied with nose tackle Micajah Reynolds). Calhoun, a first-team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and media, also ranked second (tied) in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision with four fumble recoveries, which is tied for fifth most in an MSU single-season. He produced a tackle for loss in 10 of his last 13 games while ranking sixth (tied) in the Big Ten in sacks and eighth (tied) in tackles for loss. - Michigan State football
07/31/14 - 2014 PRESEASON BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY AWARD WATCH LIST: Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State, DE...Calhoun scored three defensive touchdowns in 2014 to tie for the NCAA FBS lead. His three defensive TDs tied a modern-day Michigan State single-season record (games dating back to 1946), and he became the first Spartan to accomplish the feat in the first two games of the season. Calhoun became the first Spartan defensive player to score three TDs in one season since linebacker T.J. Turner accounted for three in 12 games in 1999 (88-yard interception return at Purdue; 26-yard fumble return at Northwestern; and 24-yard fumble return vs. Florida in 2000 Florida Citrus Bowl).
He was named one of six finalists for the Ted Hendricks Award (presented to the nation's top defensive end). In addition, Calhoun was named to CollegeFootballNews.com's All-Sophomore Team (first team). He also was added to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List after Week 3 (nation's most versatile player). - Michigan State football
07/31/14 - 2014 PRESEASON ROTARY LOMBARDI AWARD WATCH LIST: Shilique Calhoun, DE, Jr. - Michigan State..."By no means is Shilique Calhoun a finished product and he knows that," MSU defensive line coach Ron Burton said. "Last season, he proved that he was is one of the top defensive playmakers in the country but that only made him hungrier for more. During the offseason, Shilique took it upon himself to improve in all aspects of his game, but most notably, he wants to emerge as one of our team leaders. "If you thought last year was special, hold on, because Shilique has the opportunity to prove once again that he is one of premier defensive impact players in the country."
The 6-foot-4, 257-pound Calhoun totaled four tackles, including half a sack (3 yards), two QB hits and a QB hurry in Michigan State's victory over No. 2 Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship Game. He produced a career-high seven tackles, including 2.5 for losses (12 yards) and a half sack (1 yard), in MSU's home finale against Minnesota, as the Spartans held the Gophers to a season-low three points. - Michigan State football
07/31/14 - 2014 PRESEASON PAUL HORNUNG AWARD WATCH LIST: Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State...Calhoun collected several weekly honors after scoring two touchdowns and recording two tackles for loss, including a 9-yard sack, in MSU's 21-6 win over South Florida on Sept. 7 at Spartan Stadium. He totaled 43.5 production points against the Bulls. Calhoun was named the Walter Camp Football Foundation National Defensive Player of the Week, Chuck Bednarik Award National Defensive Player of the Week, FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week, CBSSports.com National Defensive Player of the Week and College Football Performance Awards National Defensive Performer of the Week. He also was selected CFPA National Defensive Lineman of the Week and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week. In addition, Calhoun was listed on the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for Week 2.
Calhoun scored two TDs against USF, returning a fumble 4 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter and his first career interception 56 yards for another score in the third quarter. He was credited with three solo tackles against the Bulls, with two resulting in losses (12 yards) including a 9-yard sack, and two quarterback hurries. Michigan State's defense allowed 12 first downs, 89 rushing yards (2.5 yards per carry), 66 passing yards and 155 total yards against South Florida. - Michigan State football
07/31/14 - 2014 PRESEASON WALTER CAMP AWARD WATCH LIST: DL Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State...Calhoun recorded career highs tackles for loss (3 for 19 yards) and sacks (2.5 for 17) in MSU's 29-6 win over No. 23 Michigan in 2013. He also was credited with six tackles, two QB hurries and a career-best seven QB hits. The Middletown, New Jersey, native produced three tackles, including 1.5 for losses (8 yards), and forced a fumble in MSU's 42-3 victory at Illinois. Early in the second quarter, he disrupted a reverse in the backfield, tackling Ryan Lankford for a 7-yard loss and forcing a fumble that Marcus Rush recovered at the Illini 23. Four plays later, Jeremy Langford scored on a 1-yard run to give the Spartans the lead for good at 7-3.
Calhoun contributed two tackles, including a 3-yard sack, two QB hurries and three QB hits in MSU's 14-0 win over Purdue. MSU's defense recorded its first shutout since 2011 (44-0 over Florida Atlantic) and its first against a Big Ten opponent since 1999 (34-0 at Northwestern). The Spartans limited Purdue to three first downs, 7 rushing yards (10 carries) and 113 total yards in the second half. He was credited with three tackles, including a half tackle for loss, four QB hurries and six QB hits in MSU's 26-14 victory at Iowa. - Michigan State football