Despite all of the praise for Shelby, Whittingham has just one criticism — his somersault into the end zone on his touchdown after the interception against Pitt, which resulted in a penalty.
Shelby chuckled when asked about it, but said, "It was one of those times of the game where I could have just run in. I think they were out of timeouts, and it was the end of the game ... But I've just got to be smarter next time, because you never know."
"The first one I was in the right place at the right time, but the second one is one I'll remember for a long time," he said. "Nobody ever expects a D-lineman to get a pick six so it was pretty exciting, a story I can tell in the future."
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Derrick Shelby file
6-foot-3, 270 pounds
Hometown: Houston, Texas
4-year starter on Ute defensive line
Pac-12 defensive player of the week
Walter Camp national player of the week
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