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High school football: Pacelli's Melvin to sign with Shaw University next week

Mike Melvin

Melvin (6-4, 235) played defensive end for the Vikings and also had interest from Valdosta State, South Carolina State and Georgetown, according to coaches.

Shaw, in Raleigh, N.C., was founded in 1865 and was he first historically black college in the South, according to the private university's website. Its football team is the reigning Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion and has won three conference titles in the previous four seasons.

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