April 14, 2007

Huskers reach into Ohio with another offer

To hear him tell the story, Trotwood (Ohio) Madison running back Michael Shaw is one lucky guy. It seems the 6-foot-0, 185-pound speedster has recently seen his recruitment go from virtually nothing, to almost an overwhelming level of interest. Sure, Shaw has earned the attention, but all of the hoopla can make your head swim, too. That is, if you don't keep everything in proper prospective.

Shaw referred to the sudden interest and 11 scholarship offers he has received in the past two months as "mind-boggling". Along with his offer from Nebraska, the speedster also has offers from Cinncinnati, Iowa, Indiana, Miami (Ohio), Eastern Michigan, Buffalo, Akron, Toledo, Maryland and Vanderbilt. He is receiving heavy interest, which may translate into additional offers, from the likes of Penn State, Illinois, Duke, Pittsuburgh, West Virginia, Louisville, Northwestern and Florida.

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