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Sam Shields Poised to Break Out

With a new coaching staff in place, nothing is guaranteed for the Hurricane pass catchers. An influx of new talent and returning players looking to make a statement should make standing out from the logjam at the wide receiver position a difficult task. However, don't be surprised if 2007 is the coming out party for sophomore wide receiver, Sam Shields.

Last season was one for adjustment for the former Booker High School standout. The transition from high school to college ball was a huge jump for the Sarasota, Florida native. The toughest challenge may be the evolution from rookie freshman to veteran sophomore and taking a leadership role on offense. "You just have to do your thing," Shields said. "You're not a freshman anymore; you're pretty...

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