Position
Offensive Tackle
Height
6'5
Weight
281 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Hialeah, Fla.
Major
Agricultural Business
High School
Edward Pace HS

NFL
Invited to free agent mini-camp by the Detroit Lions following the 2012 NFL Draft.

CAREER
Played in 22 games, starting twice during his career with the Tigers … Starts came in 2011 vs. West Virginia and against Louisiana-Monroe in 2010 … Off the field, teamed with several other LSU students to claim first place in a nationwide competition held by the National Grocers Association in February of 2012 … Participated in the Battle of Florida All-Star game following his senior season.

SENIOR SEASON (2011)
Played in 13 games with one start in 2011 … For season, played 181 snaps with 21.5 knockdowns … Started in road win over West Virginia and helped the Tigers to a 47-21 victory over the Mountaineers … Played 67 snaps vs. West Virginia (28 at left tackle, 39 at right tackle) and had a career-high 9.5 knockdowns … A week earlier against Mississippi State, saw the majority of snaps at left tackle after starter Chris Faulk went down with an injury in the first quarter … Finished with six knockdowns in the win over Mississippi State … Had two knockdowns in 14 plays at Ole Miss.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010)
Served as the backup to Alex Hurst at right tackle for most of the year … Played in nine games and earned his first career start against Louisiana-Monroe … Competed in 111 total plays with 12 knockdowns … Tallied a game-high eight knockdowns in 49 snaps as the starter at right tackle against Louisiana-Monroe … Thrust into action at right tackle against Alabama when Alex Hurst was injured and recorded three knockdowns in 57 snaps versus the Crimson Tide … Competed in two offensive plays versus Mississippi State but still managed one knockdown.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009)
LSU’s backup offensive tackle as a sophomore in 2009 … Saw action in one game – vs. Tulane … Played 12 snaps in win over the Green Wave. 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008)
Played in one game for the Tigers in 2008 … Saw action on five snaps in the season-opener against Appalachian State.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top offensive linemen in the state of Florida … Earned PrepStar All-America honors as a senior in 2007 … Named to the Rivals 250 with a four star rating … Ranked the No. 35 prospect in the state of Florida by Rivals.com … Rated the nation’s No. 16 offensive tackle by ESPN.com … Earned Class 3A all-state honors as both a junior and a senior … Increased his stock with an excellent showing at the Nike camp in Athens, Ga. … Registered 79 pancake blocks as a junior and 65 pancake blocks as a senior … Coached by Alvin Slaughter.

PERSONAL
Full name is Gregory Denard Shaw, Jr. … Goes by Greg … Born Jan. 27, 1990, in Miami, Fla. … Parents are Leonard and Donna Pressley … Has two siblings … Majoring in agribusiness. 

 

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