R.J. Shelton works through drills during training camp with the Minnesota Vikings. Shelton was signed as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL draft.

Undrafted: Spartan players don’t give up on pro careers

There are only 32 picks in each of the seven rounds in the NFL draft. Yet there are more than 16,000 NCAA players who are draft eligible, according to the NCAA. But the draft is not always the end for players pursuing professional careers. [infogram id=”spartans-in-the-nfl-drafted-vs-undrafted-1h7z2l1ldxol4ow”]

Former Spartan wide receiver R.J. Shelton went undrafted in 2017, but the Minnesota Vikings saw something in him and signed him to the team for training camp. Shelton said his transition from college to the pros was simple.