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    Shane Mertz
    Shane Mertz

    Hazlet, N.J.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 310



    NU Leads B1G With Over 100 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats hit triple digits in a single-sport season for the first time in school history


    Spring Practice Report: An O-Line with a New Look

    Tuesday practice followed by annual Pro Timing Day events

    2013: Appeared in all 12 games on special teams and as a reserve tackle ... Saw significant time on offense at Nebraska ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2012: Missed the entire season due to injury.

    2011: Did not see action.

    High School: three-star, SuperPrep All-Northeast and All-Atlantic East selection ... Ranked 19th among all New Jersey players by, 21st among all New Jersey players by SuperPrep and 62nd nationally among all offensive tackles by ... MaxPreps All-State, All-County, All-Division and All-Shore Conference honoree ... Ranked as a top-25 offensive tackle by ... Helped lead the Rockets to a two-year record of 14-6, which included a state semifinal appearance in 2009 ... Invited to play in area's Chesapeake Bowl and All-Shore game ... High Honor Roll all four years, Academic All-Shore, NHS, ranked 15th in a class of 275 ... Played against current NU lineman Brandon Vitabile ... Also lettered in track and field (throws) ... Coached by Bob Generelli.

    Personal: Born Shane Russell Mertz ... Son of Joann and Harold Mertz ... Economics major.