Data Scout Notes: 2014: PWCamp/PLombardi/PBednarik/PNagurski/PLott/PHornung/PHendricks/DS#1PSTeamProspect-DBrugler/PPTW...2013: DLOYC/1stC/WCamp2nd/HendricksFinalist/1stM...TSX-PTW...2012: NA
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08/11/14 - 2014 PRESEASON TED HENDRICKS AWARD WATCH LIST: 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. - Michigan State football
08/08/14 - 2014 BIG TEN FOOTBALL PRESEASON PLAYERS TO WATCH (MEDIA): Shilique Calhoun, DE, Michigan State...The 6-foot-4, 257-pound Calhoun has been named to 2014 preseason watch lists for numerous national awards, including the Bednarik Award (defensive player of the year), Lombardi Award (lineman of the year) and Nagurski Trophy (nation's most outstanding defensive player). The dynamic playmaker is one of 17 defensive players featured on the Walter Camp Player of the Year Watch List. In addition, Calhoun has been mentioned on watch lists for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, Paul Hornung Award (college football's most versatile player) and College Football Performance Awards Defensive End Trophy. He has been named to four preseason All-America teams. - Michigan State football
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