NU's Academics the Key for Mertz

While many Northwestern recruits were forced to change their signing day plans because of winter weather, Shane Mertz was able to sign his letter of intent as planned Wednesday at Raritan High School in New Jersey.
February 2, 2011

Mertz from Chesapeake Bowl

Hazlet, N.J., product Shane Mertz committed to Northwestern in June and participated in the Chesapeake Bowl this week, so before the game we took some time to sit down with him and have him talk about his decision with us.
December 31, 2010

Chesapeake Bowl Takes In Mertz

Hazlet, N.J., product Shane Mertz gave his verbal commitment to Northwestern University months ago and on Thursday night he accepted an invitation to play for the North team in the inaugural Chesapeake Bowl.
September 9, 2010

Mertz Makes Decision

Hazlet, N.J., product Shane Mertz had been piling up the offers, but this past weekend he took a visit to Northwestern and after coming home and taking a night to think things over he decided that the Wildcats offered him what no other program in the country could.
June 14, 2010

Mertz Snares WVU Offer

Shane Mertz picked up his 13th written scholarship offer on Thursday evening when the West Virginia Mountaineers invited him to become a part of their 2011 recruiting class according to a text message he sent to
June 11, 2010

Jersey Lineman Visited Duke

Offensive line is the priority in the class of 2011. That much is clear. And one of the top overall prospect on the recruiting board is New Jersey offensive tackle Shane Mertz who was on campus this past weekend.
June 10, 2010

Relaxing Weekend

Raritan High School offensive tackle Shane Mertz picked up new offers from Virginia and Connecticut on Friday and then visited Rutgers on Sunday for a little barbeque action where he says he had a ton of fun just kicking back and relaxing.
June 6, 2010

Scout TV: Shane Mertz

Hazlet, N.J., product Shane Mertz is holding onto offers from Duke, BC, Illinois, Louisville, Maryland, Northwestern, Rutgers and Central Florida right now, but he's waiting on Notre Dame and Michigan State to come through with offers as well. Mertz sent his junior highlights to so our readers could see him in action.
June 1, 2010