Shelton-Mosley Named to Watch List for CFPA FCS National Perfomer of the Year

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Wide receiver Justice Shelton-Mosley of the Harvard football team is among 40 players from around the country to be named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) National Performer of the Year Watch List.

Shelton-Mosley joins Alek Torgersen of Penn as the only Ivy League players on the watch list. This marks the second-straight year Shelton-Mosley has been named to the list. 

In his freshman season for the Crimson, Shelton-Mosely was tabbed to the STATS FCS All-America third team. Shelton-Mosley was also honored as a finalist for the STATS FCS Freshman of the Year award. He was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year, the first for the Crimson since 2009. Shelton-Mosley was selected to the All-Ivy first team as a returner and earned a slot on the second team as a wide receiver.

A native of Sacramento, California, Shelton-Mosley holds the highest single-season average on punt returns in Harvard history with 19.0 yards in 2015.  Shelton-Mosley finished the 2015 season ranked second in receiving, going 40 grabs for 589 yards. He totaled six touchdowns.

The 2016 CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy is a 22-inch K-9 optic crystal tower with eight-inch crystal football on top. All FCS players are eligible for the award. The award winner will be announced in January 2017.

Harvard is set to begin their 2016 campaign on Sept. 16 against Rhode Island. The game is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will be broadcasted on the American Sports Network and the Ivy League Digital Network.