DE Shawn Oakman (6-9 250) of Lansdowne, PA is a two-sport recruit who probably will sign for football. According to the Philadelphia Daily News, Oakman has football offers from USC, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Connecticut, Temple, NC State and Rice, and basketball offers from Saint Joseph's and La Salle. Rice and Penn State have told him he can play both sports. He is also drawing interest from Florida, Florida State and Miami.
Oakman wants to make a commitment before his season starts in September.
USC recruiter GA Mangus is expected to check in on Oakman while visiting schools in the Northeast this week. Oakman has visited Penn State and he plans to visit Pitt, UConn and Temple this summer.
Oakman had 17 sacks last season.