Northwestern is McShepard's new home 

December, 2, 2012
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Since Northwestern first began showing interest in Marcus McShepard (Cleveland Heights, Ohio/Cleveland Heights) last spring, the Wildcats were always the team to beat for the senior cornerback.

Now Northwestern will be his future team. As expected, McShepard committed to Northwestern while on an official visit at the school on Sunday.

“I wanted to see what kind of guys were there, wanted to know if I would fit in well, and the first night I was there I befriended all those guys in the first hour,” said McShepard, who spent most of his time with the freshmen. “They shared their experiences coming in during the summer and getting up early for practice and getting used to the system. That was one of the main things I wanted to be informed on.

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