How Top-15 Pick Danny Shelton Escaped Death from Man Who Shot and Killed Brother

B/R StudiosFeatured ColumnistApril 27, 2015

For NFL prospect Danny Shelton and his family, the first round of the 2015 draft symbolizes far more than the beginning of his professional football career.

That date, April 30, represents the partial closing of a wound that gashed open and tore apart the Shelton family four years ago when a seemingly benign altercation turned deadly on May 1, 2011, in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington.

Discover how Danny overcame the most unimaginable of circumstances to become an All-American for the Washington Huskies and a surefire first-round pick destined for greatness in the NFL and beyond.

Special thanks to the Shelton family, Christine Clarridge and The Seattle Times, Washington Husky Football and Auburn High School.