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Getting to Know Derek Shaw

A lot has happened ever since Derek Shaw began his football career at the age of eight. Nearly ten years later, Shaw is now widely considered one of the nation's top quarterback prospects. Shaw tells the story.

"Growing up, I spent a lot of time with my grandfather (Dick Enright)," Shaw said. "He played at USC and then with the Rams in the NFL. He was a head coach at Oregon and then coached with the 49ers so I was always around football. It's something that I've been around my whole life." Shaw didn't begin his football career like most top prospects. "My grandpa didn't want me playing tackle football...