February 12, 2007

Enjoying the ride

HOUSTON - J.B. Shugarts hasn't been starving for attention since he was a freshman in high school.

Shugarts physically grew faster than his peers and became one of the nation's top junior offensive tackles in the country before his junior season even began. Today, the 6-foot-7, 299-pounder says he's had to learn quickly about what it's like to be a national recruit. If you ask his father or his friend, fellow recruit Sam McGuffie, Shugarts is the same guy he was before all the attention started.

He's just enjoying the ride.

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