May 6, 2010

Shaun Underwood high on three schools

Defensive tackle Shaun Underwood from Fuquay-Varina (N.C.) High is pound-for-pound one of the better athletes in the state of North Carolina.

Underwood, checking in at 6-foot, 317 pounds, ran a 40-yard dash in 4.97 seconds at the Shrine Bowl combine held at Eastern Alamance High in Mebane, N.C., last Saturday. Underwood added a 4.87-second shuttle time, 26.2-inch vertical leap and did 29 reps at 185 pounds on the bench press.

Underwood is also one of the top targets in the state, and he is up to eight offers on the recruiting trail. NC State was Underwood's first offer, and Penn State was his most recent. In between Underwood was offered by Duke, East Carolina, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wake Forest.

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