Shelton is half Samoan, half Peruvian and certainly one of his idols was Corridor of Fame linebacker Junior Seau, who was additionally of Samoan descent.
In Shelton’s second season, he modified his uniform quantity from No. 71 to No. 55 in honor of Seau and his trouble, Shennan, who was killed in a gun battle in 2011.
Shelton most likely received’t get both a kind of numbers right here with the Giants. No. 71 has been Will Henrnadez’ for 3 years whereas No. 55 was snatched up by one other free agent, linebacker Reggie Ragland.