Jordan Shaw was selected to play in the All-American Bowl

Commit Colorado Jordan Shaw has accepted an invitation to the 2023 All-American Bowl, televised by NBC on Jan. 7.

The 6-foot-0, 170-pound cornerback contender was selected for the high school’s prestigious All-Star Game after beating St. Pius X-St. during his senior season at Downey, Calif. Matthias Academy. Shaw finished with 19 touchdowns and two interceptions. He expects to play in the All-American Bowl cornerback.

“I was super excited because I’m the first in my school’s history to be selected for the game. So it was a big accomplishment for me,” Shaw said. “We’re going to have a jersey ceremony at school on the 29th, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving break, so that’s going to be a fun experience.”

Shaw helped St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy to eight wins before being tied to West Ranch and CU quarterback Ryan Dust in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 3 Playoffs.

“He’s a good player,” Shaw said of Dust. “Before the game, he congratulated me on signing for Colorado. He’s a solid guy. He also played well.

“We had hoped we’d get through in the playoffs, but looking back on my senior season, I had to lead my teammates on and off the field and show the college coaches what I could do. The greatest accomplishment really is getting selected to the All-American Bowl.”

Shaw, No. 49 in California State’s 247Sports Composite rankings, is currently Colorado’s highest-rated commit in the class of 2023. He joined the Buffs’ commit roster on Nov. 1, though CU athletic director Rick George is still looking for the next head coach of the program searches.

“It just felt like home while I was making my official visit to Colorado,” Shaw said. “I have to hang out with a few players and it’s just a cool environment. I feel like the opportunity for me to play right away is high there. It was everything I was looking for, so I committed.

“I can’t wait to see what the new coaching staff at Colorado is going to be like, who it’s going to be. For now, I’m just being patient and trusting the process.”

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