May 19, 2007

Deacs Offer Michael Shaw

Wake Forest has extended another scholarship offer with their recent decision to give Michael Shaw an opportunity to play in Winston Salem. The six-foot running back out of Trotwood, Ohio, was favoring three schools, but that may change.

Last month, the Ohio speedster (4.4 40) declared a trio of leaders when he announced that Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois were on the top of his list. Now up to "thirteen or fourteen offers", Shaw was recently named one of the top running backs at Nike Camp in State College, Pennsylvania.

Michael Shaw. recently described the important recruiting factors for him: "Well, academics are my number one priority. Then I want to see how each system works at each program. The chance to play is important. Not necessarily immediate playing time, but I want the chance to fight for a job right away. A big part of my decision will also come from the relationships and comfort level I have with the coaches at the schools on my list."

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