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Ed Shockley commits to Villanova football

Shortly after being offered by Villanova, the New Jersey native made his decision.

Shockley (15, right) is the latest Villanova pledge.
Shockley (15, right) is the latest Villanova pledge.
@EdShockley - Twitter

Ed Shockley, a 6'0" 220 pound linebacker from Millville, New Jersey has verbally committed to the Villanova Wildcats football program. Shockley, who played both tight end and linebacker for Millville, likely projects on the defensive side of the ball at the next level.

Shockely was first offered by Villanova on Wednesday, and it didn't take long for the All-South Jersey standout to decide where he would be playing his football in college. He chose the Wildcats over offers from Bryant, Monmouth and New Hampshire.

On Thursday night, Shockley made it official, announcing his decision via Twitter.

110 tackles, 5 sacks and 2 interceptions during his senior season at Millville, where he was named Player of the Year by The Daily Journal.

Shockley, is the 13th known verbal commitment to Andy Talley and staff for the 2014 class. The class includes, OL Brandon Hitner, DB Rob Rolle, OL Rick Young, WR Alessandro Padovani, K Steve Weyler, QB Zach Bednarczyk, OL Chris Buchalski, RB Matt Gudzak, DB Mark Clements, DL Eric Drains, DB Malik Reaves and WR Matt Brown (preferred walk-on).

You can see Ed Shockley's junior and senior highlight tapes on Hudl.