Cards win battle for Rashawn Shaw

Highly coveted three-star outside linebacker Rashawn Shaw (Ft. Pierce, Fla./Ft. Pierce) committed Thursday to sign with Louisville, according to multiple reports.

Arkansas, Boston College, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Duke, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa State, LSU, Michigan State, Mississippi State, NC State, Purdue, Rutgers, South Carolina, South Florida, Tennessee and West Virginia were his other BCS offers.

The 6-foot-2, 210-pound prospect also received non-BCS offers from Bowling Green, Florida International, Florida Atlantic, Marshall, Massachusetts, Middle Tennessee, Northern Illinois and Central Florida.

Shaw, the nation's No. 74-rated OLB, is Louisville's 17th pledge for 2014. The Cardinals' class is ranked 20th by ESPN RecruitingNation.