March 23, 2007

SoCal LB lands first offer

Corona (Calif.) Centennial has a sleeper linebacker who has already awoken one D-I school and has received his first offer. The linebacker in question is Shelly Lyons (6-1, 240, 4.7).

According to Centennial coach Matt Logan, Lyons has received his first offer from San Diego State. He is being recruited by Utah, Arizona and Washington.

Lyons is just beginning to hit stride as a football player.

"Shelly was kind of a big soft kid when he arrived on campus and he was kind of green as a football player," Logan said. "But he has grown into a tough hard nosed football player with a great nose for the football.

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