Coaches All-ACC Third Team
All-ACC Honorable Mention
Sure-handed slot receiver was the veteran leader of Florida State’s receiving corps…tied for second on Seminoles in receptions (54) and was third in receiving yards (933)…also returned punts where he ranked sixth in the ACC with a 9.7 average…second on the team with 1,204 all-purpose yards…ranked 10th in the ACC in receiving yards (66.6 per game)… made one of the most spectacular plays of the college football season – an incredible 55-yard Hail Mary touchdown grab as time expired in the first half at Boston College to help FSU take a 24-17 lead into the break…totaled 107 yards and two touchdowns on five receptions against Idaho…had six games of 89-99 receiving yards this season, including a seven-reception, 99-yard performance versus Syracuse…ranked in the Top 20 in FSU history in receiving yards (1,919) and receptions (124)…selected All-ACC Third Team by coaches.
Junior wide receiver continued to be one of the Seminoles’ most reliable options out of the slot…strong route-runner who has innate ability to find soft spots in the defense, especially over the middle…played in all 14 games as a part of a deep corps and earned a start at Virginia Tech…ranked third on the team with 33 receptions and 532 yards to go along with three touchdowns…caught at least one pass in 12 games and has 10 multi-reception games…established a new career high with 125 receiving yards on just two receptions against Boston College, highlighted by his career-high 77-yard touchdown reception on FSU’s opening drive of the game…season-best six receptions came in the Orange Bowl against Northern Illinois…also collected TD receptions against Murray State and Wake Forest…ended the season the starting punt returner and finished with 99 yards on eight returrns (12.4 yards per return)…returned three punts for 66 yards with a career-long 26-yard return against Florida.
Sophomore wideout who played in all 13 games and started three of the last four games (Miami, Florida and Notre Dame)…finished third on the team with 34 catches and tied for third with four touchdowns…totaled the fourth-most receiving yards (418) and fifth-most receiving yards per game (32.2) on the team…one of seven FSU receivers with 10 or more catches averaging over 10 yards per catch…one of seven Seminoles who hauled in a pass of at least 50 yards…caught a pass in every game he played except for Florida…returned to his hometown Orlando for the Champs Sports Bowl and caught four passes for 64 yards…had a huge stretch at the start of ACC play where he hauled in a TD pass in four of FSU’s first five conference games…had five catches and a career-best 67 yards vs. Charleston Southern…played in the Clemson game despite getting knocked out of the Oklahoma contest one week earlier following a collision in the end zone…had two catches and scored his first touchdown of 2011 versus the Tigers…had one reception for a score at Wake Forest…caught two passes at Duke, including one for 51 yards…led the team again with six receptions versus Maryland…tallied 65 receiving yards against the Terps…led FSU with a career-best seven catches for 57 yards and a score against NC State…recognized for his work in the classroom with one of eight sophomore academic awards and at the annual team banquet.
True freshman who played in 11 games…picked up three receptions for 36 yards…caught first career-touchdown against Wake Forest on a season-long 23-yard reception and finished the game with two receptions for 28 yards.
A four-star prospect according to Rivals, which ranked Shaw as the No. 14 receiver prospect in the country, the No. 6 prospect overall in Florida and the No. 42 player nationally…also a four-star prospect according to Scout, which had him tabbed as the No. 28 wide receiver in the country…ESPN also ranked Shaw as No. 14 wide receiver and No. 92 prospect overall…SuperPrep Florida 115 ranked Shaw as the No. 21 prospect in Florida…checked in at No. 97 in Sporting News’ Top 100 prospects…as a senior caught 46 passes for 732 yards and nine TDs, helping Dr. Phillips to an 11-1 record…caught 64 passes for 914 yards and 10 TDs as a junior…holds school record with 122 career receptions…member of Florida Super 75 selected by the Times-Union…Bill Buchalter ranked him as the No. 9 prospect in his Florida Top 100 and No. 6 wide receiver…also heavily recruited by Georgia, Miami, Michigan, Tennessee and USF…born January 15, 1992.