July 19, 2006

Freshman WR Sam Shields: I'm in

Hurricane WR signee Sam Shields says he found out yesterday afternoon that he has been admitted to the University of Miami.

"I'm in," Shields said. "I'm supposed to report August 6.

"I was very happy when I found out. I didn't let it out and yell, `Yeah, yeah.' But I was really happy. I knew it was going to work out. That's why I didn't really celebrate when I got the news."

Shields has spent the last month working out with the team and participating in 7-on-7's.

The only difference from the other freshmen: He wasn't able to enroll in summer school.

"That was the hard part about it, but I've been around the players," Shields said.

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