Chad Shockley: Wide receiver

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Chad Shockley. Missouri S&T student. Photo by B.A. Rupert

Position: Wide receiver
Major: Senior in history with an emphasis on high school social studies education
Scholarships: Clark, Mercier and the Spirit of Jackling

Outside of my parents, my mentors are my teachers, coaches and grandparents. I have had the blessing of being coached by outstanding people, beginning with my dad as my Little League coach.

Why Missouri S&T
Before I started making any recruiting trips, former Miners head coach Kirby Cannon came to my high school and told me that he had watched me play football for the past four years and offered me a very nice scholarship to play for the Miners. He told me to keep his offer in my back pocket and visit the other schools, but to talk to him again before I made my decision. I made a few trips, got a few offers, but in the end decided that the best fit would be with Missouri S&T because of the chance to play as a freshman as well as the Miners’ style of offense – a receiver’s dream!

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