June 22, 2006
Memphis DE gains new offer
The summer is all about exposure for recruiting. The more you can get, the more your name will get out in the open for college coaches to take a look in your direction. For Memphis defensive end Lagrone Shields, his name made it all the way to Lubbock, Texas, where the Red Raiders recently extended an offer.
Shields has been in contact with Dennis Simmons from the Red Raiders and noted that from the moment the two began communicating, it seemed that an offer was sure to make to his house.
Texas Tech isn't the only school after the 6-foot-3, 248-pound prospect. He has offers from Ole Miss, Texas Tech, Missouri State and Kent State. He's also been talking to Louisville, Auburn, Alabama and Tennessee State.
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