Juco TE to join QB at UConn 

January, 29, 2012
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Butler Community College (El Dorado, Kan.) head coach Troy Morrell on Sunday said tight end Neil Shortell has verbally committed to Connecticut.

At 6-foot-3 and 254 pounds, Shortell was a dependable blocking back and a reliable pass-catching option for the junior college power. The sophomore was a first-team, All-Jayhawk Conference selection this season, helping the Grizzlies to an 11-1 record and a No. 2 ranking in the final NJCAA poll.

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