July 23, 2006

Arizona standout shines at camps

Wide receiver/safety Shane Anderson (6-1, 210, 4.4) from Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro was pretty much a sleeper until he woke everybody up with a phenomenal performance at the very competitive NIKE Camp held in Palo Alto.

Anderson shattered the national SPARQ record with a score of 128.84. His NIKE performance put him on the recruiting map so he decided to go to some college camps.

Camps have been very good for Anderson as he has performed well at all of them. He went to ASU's camp where he impressed onlookers running a 4.44 at the Sun Devil camp.

Anderson then did more of the same when went to the UTEP camp where he smoked the 40 in 4.39. Then Anderson beat up some tight ends from his safety spot during the one-on-ones.

UTEP coach Mike Price had seen enough and offered on the spot.

It should be said that Colorado State was the first school to offer and were ahead of the recruiting curve. Nevada then followed quickly with an offer.

Anderson then decided to attend Notre Dame and take on the big dogs and once again he stood out. He ran another sub 4.4 in the 40, clocking a 4.38.

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