Lawshe was a teammate with Gopher signee Jamel Harbison so he's familiar with the Gophers program.
"[Minnesota] came up last week," he said. "The coach that was here seemed pretty interested. So I owe him a phone call. He came to watch the receivers and the offensive line do drills."
The 6-foot-4, 268-pounder is definitely interested in the Gophers.
"I would definitely be interested," Lawshe said. "Our receiver, Jamel Harbison, is committed there so I have a connection there. Plus we like their facilities and the stuff we've seen from the information packets and it looks like a pretty good school. So yeah I'd definitely be interested."
Lawshe was able to attend a couple of spring games.
"I attended the Duke and North Carolina State spring games," he said. "I really liked both of those. Duke feels like home because I've been up there a couple of times so I know most of the campus.
"The spring game at North Carolina State was actually the second time I had been there. I have a really close relationship with one of the coaches and they're really starting to recruit me hard. I just really liked the facilities and it was a really high energy type place."
The talented lineman has a few trips to camps planned this summer.
"I have plans on going to Wake Forest, which is another school that is showing high interest in me," Lawshe explained. "They wanted me to go to their camp so that they could evaluate me. I'm also going to the North Carolina camp, the Duke big man camp, and North Carolina State."
Feeling like he's part of a family will be the biggest factor for Lawshe when he chooses a school.
"My most important factor in my decision is probably the team and the relationships between the players and the coaches and all together," he said. "I want to make sure that wherever I go it's a close knit group and we're all on the same page, trying to reach the same goals and the same aspirations."
Lawshe is a self-described leader and a hard worker.
"I'd describe myself as a leader," he said. "I love showing my athleticism pulling across the line. I love being a leader and trying to help other players."
Lawshe plans to take his time with the recruiting process and is in no rush to make a decision.
"I don't have a timeline at all for making a decision," he said. "I just want to see how the rest of the recruiting process goes. I'm pretty sure I'm not finished picking up offers yet. I'm probably gonna make my decision a little bit later but I don't have a timeline on when I'm gonna make a decision."