2012: Senior who was a special teams performer... returned to the free safety position in the fall preseason... rewarded with a scholarship prior to the start of the season... put together an outstanding spring practice after moving to cornerback... named the Most Improved Cornerback at the Garnet & Black Spring Game... graduated in December with a degree in sociology... named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Cited as one of the five Outstanding Walk-ons during the 2011 Garnet & Black Spring Game... left the team in August.
2010: Saw action in two games... played in both the Southern Miss and Troy contests... did not record any statistics.
2009: Transfer from Newberry College who walked on to the squad in the fall... was not eligible to compete in the 2009 season.
2008: Was a member of the Newberry (S.C.) College football team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Fort Mill (S.C.) High School in 2008... played for Rusty Jester and Greg Taylor... was the Spartanburg Herald Player of the Year in 2008 while earning all-region and all-area honors... turned down scholarship offers from Coastal Carolina, Wingate, Charleston Southern and The Citadel.
PERSONAL: Jared Shaw is a sociology major.