August 3, 2006

Memphis DE listing Red Raiders among favs

Texas Tech has shown in the past that they are willing to cross state lines in order to pull in a recruit. Last year they found themselves in Tennessee aiming to add Jocques Crawford to the fold and the Red Raiders find themselves in Tennessee again. One prospect that caught their eye is Memphis defensive end LaGrone Shields.

Shields has picked up two offers in Texas Tech and Ole Miss, and if the increasing attention is any indication, he could pick up another pretty soon.

Other interested schools include Auburn, Clemson, Colorado and Louisiville.

The 6-foot-2, 240-pound defensive end had intentions of visiting Ole Miss over the summer break but settled for taking in a camp at Memphis.

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