The 6'2, 190-pound safety committed to head coach Gary Patterson and his staff at TCU on a visit in May, but decided an offer from the Longhorns on Sunday was enough to change his mind. Ranked as the no. 18 prospect in the state in the 2015 LSR Top 100, Shaw's only other offer was from the Horned Frogs. He's not yet rated by the services, but if Rivals agrees with the LSR rankings, it would make him a four-star prospect possibly in the 5.9 range.
Another TCU commit here today: Center DB Johnny Shaw twitter.com/max_olson/stat…— Max Olson (@max_olson) June 9, 2013
Shaw explained to Scout why it took so little time for him to change his mind about his college destination:
One of three 2015 pledges for the Longhorns on Sunday, Shaw was the fifth commit in a class that currently sits at six. The other for-sure defensive back in the class, Corpus Christi Flour Bluff's Jalen Campbell, recently tore his knee ligaments in his school's spring game, though Texas initially told Sunday commit Keke Coutee, an athlete from Lufkin (Texas), that they are recruiting him as a cornerback.
Look through SB Nation's many excellent college football blogs to find your team's community.