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Shane Dillon
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Shane Dillon 829797
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
Hometown: El Cajon, Calif.
High School: Christian
Experience: High School

AT COLORADO: This Season (Fr.)-Projected as a quarterback his true freshman year in college.

HIGH SCHOOL-As a senior, he was one of the top ranked quarterbacks nationally by most of the recruiting publications: PrepStar ranked him as the No. 7 and Rivals the No. 13 pro-style quarterback nationally, with Scout ranking him as the No. 28 overall signal caller nationwide.  SuperPrep slotted him as the No. 66 player in the Far West region, the No. 61 player out of California and the No. 5 quarterback in the Golden State while ESPN.com ranked him as the No. 115 player in the West region.  In the summer prior to his senior year, he was ranked seventh in the prestigious Elite 11 quarterback camp.  He was named the Coastal League Player of the Year (first-team All-League), first-team All-San Diego County and second-team All-CIF San Diego.  He also was selected by Cal-Hi Sports as a first-team All-State small school performer.  As a junior, he was named first-team All-San Diego County, second-team All-Coastal League and was chosen to participate in the Cal State 5 Star High School Game following the season.  He set every passing record at Christian in his three years there, two of which he spent as the starting quarterback, after lettering as a freshman at The Bishop's School.  In his career at Christian, he completed 441-of-800 attempts (55.1 percent) for 6,681 yards and 45 touchdowns against 29 interceptions; he also scored 11 touchdowns (nine rushing, two receiving).  As a senior, he was 200-of-338 passing (59.2 percent) for 3,301 yards and 22 touchdowns, throwing only nine interceptions.  He rushed for 70 yards and seven touchdowns, with one reception for 19 yards and two punts (34.0 average).  As a junior, he threw for 2,978 yards on 206-of-388 passing (53.1 percent) with 19 touchdowns and 14 interceptions.  As a sophomore, he played both quarterback and wide receiver, completing 35-of-74 passes for 402 yards and four touchdowns, while making seven catches for 61 yards and two scores.  Top games as a senior included one of the biggest stage as he led Christian to a 32-29 win over Santa Fe Christian in the CIF San Diego Section Championship (avenging a previous loss); he threw for 316 yards and two touchdowns while scoring once himself.  Other top games as a senior came in a 34-12 over Verbum Dei (304 yards/2 TDs passing and a rushing touchdown) and in a 49-0 victory against El Cajon Valley (224 yards and two touchdowns on 17-of-20 passing, one rushing touchdown).  His top performance as a junior came in a 56-44 loss against his former school, Bishop's, as he completed 28-of-43 pass attempts for 454 yards and five touchdowns.  In his freshman season at Bishop's, he saw limited action but completed one pass (in just three attempts) for a 32-yard touchdown.  Under coach Matt Oliver, Christian was 10-3 his senior year (Coastal League and CIF San Diego champions), 6-6 his junior campaign and 7-5 his sophomore season.  He lettered three times in basketball (he was recruited by several schools in that sport), averaging 19 points and 13 rebounds per game as a senior and 25 points and 12 boards as a junior.   He was named first-team All-Coastal League and first-team All-East County for his efforts as a junior.  As a sophomore, he was a second-team All-East County selection.  He also played varsity baseball as a freshman and a sophomore. 

ACADEMICS-He is interested in majoring in Communication or Journalism at Colorado.  In high school, he was named first-team Academic All-Coastal League for both football and basketball.

PERSONAL-He was born January 14, 1994, in El Cajon, Calif.  His hobbies include playing video games and spending time with friends and family; in high school he coached fourth-grade basketball.  He is actively involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  His parents take care of disabled adults for their long-time profession and have several living with them at any given time.
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