Very reliable performer who has played several positions in career ... has settled in as Tigers’ starting center ... one of the top offensive centers in the Colonial Athletic Association ... third-year starter at center ... incredibly strong lineman with tremendous quickness ... could also play offensive guard ... has also played fullback in career ... sat out the spring with an injury ... was a red-shirt freshman in 2009.
2011 SEASON: Starter at offensive center in 11 of 12 games ... sidelined with injury for FCS playoff game against Lehigh ... key to offensive success as Tigers led CAA with 229.9 rushing yards per game ... tremendous leader on the offensive line ... vital part of the Tigers’ rise to CAA champions.
2010 SEASON: Played in all 11 games as a freshman ... started six games at offensive center ... also played fullback and guard ... special teams standout ... started final six games at center when Steve Jordan suffered a season-ending injury ... moved into starting lineup against James Madison ... recovered a fumble against Massachusetts to set up a Tiger field goal.
AT LOYOLA BLAKEFIELD H.S.: All-State first team selection as a junior and senior ... two-time All-Metro choice ... three-year starter who helped the Dons win three MIAA “A” Conference titles for Coach Brian Abbott ... high school teammate of Tiger wide receiver Leon Kinnard ... two-way performer at tackle ... made 53 tackles, including six sacks as a senior in 2008, leading the Dons to an 11-0 record ... had three sacks in 35-0 win over Calvert Hall on Thanksgiving in final game of career ... made 13.5 tackles for lost yardage as a senior ... ended career with 93 tackles, including 25 for lost yardage ... helped the Dons post a 30-2 record over three seasons ... also wrestled for the Dons.
PERSONAL: Has three brothers and one sister ... lists mother as the person he admires most ... father is a Towson graduate ... enthusiastic fan of the Baltimore Ravens ... favorite NFL player is Ray Lewis ... lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete ... lists “Varsity Blues” as his favorite movie ... hobbies include fishing and hunting ... favorite musician is George Jones ... enjoys eating steak ... son of Art Shaw and Barbara Shaw ... born on November 7, 1991 in Baltimore, Md. ... major is criminal justice.