April 22, 2007

Mohler a JUCO linebacker to watch

As a senior at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach (Calif.), Shaun Mohler was an undersized linebacker with little Division I interest and an insufficient academic profile. A year later, he was a third-team All-American JUCO player at Orange Coast Community College. Now, Mohler will return for his sophomore season as one of the top two-year prospects at the position in the state.

"I didn't have the grades coming out of high school and it probably wouldn't have mattered much anyway because I wasn't getting heavily recruited," Mohler said. "I had New Mexico State (interested) but even they weren't thatinterested. I knew I needed to go to junior college to get my grades right and get bigger and stronger and better."

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