Hurricane gets four first-team selections and five on second team
The list of 19 will be shortened to six semifinalists this week
Tulsa set for C-USA West Championship game with No. 7 Houston at 11 a.m. Nov. 25
Tulsa - A returning letterwinner and starter . . . 2010 - Started all 13 games . . . was an honorable mention all-C-USA selection . . . had 43 tackles, 12 stops for -67 yards, 5.5 sacks for -41 yards, three pass break-ups, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble . . . had a season-best seven tackles three times . . . tallied a season-best seven tackles in his first career game and start against East Carolina, and added one stop for -7 yards . . . also had seven tackles at Houston and added one stop for -9 yards and one pass break-up . . . totaled seven stops, 1.5 sacks and one fumble recovery vs. Southern Miss . . . registered three tackles, including two stops for -14 yards in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl against Hawai'i . . . tallied five tackles against UCA, including 1.5 stops for -5 yards and one pass break-up . . . totaled 3 tackles and one sack for -3 yards at SMU . . . Overall - Had an excellent spring . . . picked up the defense quickly . . . possesses good size and athleticism . . . a well-rounded and very physical player . . . can be a dominant force . . . can provide a tremendous threat in rushing the quarterback.
Junior College - Was a two-year letterwinner at Jones County Junior College . . . was named to the first-team NJCAA All-America team in 2009 . . . started his sophomore season, and three games as a freshman . . . was credited with 47 tackles and five quarterback sacks in 2009 . . . earned first-team all-conference, all-region and all-state accolades . . . was named the Most Valuable Lineman in the Conference's South Division . . . junior college coach was Eddie Pierce.
High School - Played prep football at Westgate High School in New Iberia, Louisiana, where he helped lead his school to the Class 5A state championship . . . earned first-team all-district honors as a senior . . . tallied 64 tackles and 24 stops for lost yardage . . . high school coach was Brian Fine.
Personal - Favorite movie is The Blind Side . . . his favorite football movie is Any Given Sunday . . . his favorite NFL team is the New Orleans Saints . . . his favorite professional sports team is the Miami Heat . . . crawfish is his favorite food . . . favorite NFL player is Chicago Bears defensive lineman Julius Peppers . . . the most impressive person he's met is former NFL star Herschel Walker . . . his biggest sports thrill was the New Orleans Saints winning the Super Bowl . . . the TV Game Show he would most like to appear on is "The Price is Right" . . . parents are Jim Wade Shaw and Eleanor Shaw . . . majoring in exercise sports science . . . born March 18, 1990. (pronunciation Tie-run).
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