Found June 19, 2013 on TornBySports:
What was expected to be one of the most talented and deep position groups heading into fall received a double dose of bad news this week. The University of Utah learned that one of the gems from their 2013 recruiting class would not be making it to campus because of academic ineligibility. Wide receiver Xavier Shepherd failed to complete one class which will keep him from joining the team this Summer. The Lakewood High School product was the only representative of the University of Utah to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, an all-star game of sorts for graduating high school seniors. Shepherd has a few options to choose from as far as completing the class and joining either his teammates on the hill or taking his talents to junior college. He could decide to greyshirt this season for the Utes and participate in spring ball. He would still have four years of eligibility including a redshirt season if necessary. If he wants to play right away, he could finish the course an...
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