2007 Scouting Report: Third-year walk-on...owns valuable versatility and has contributed depth at both linebacker and the secondary...slated to work at strong safety this year.
2006: Did not play in any games.
2005: Joined team in fall as a walk-on transfer from NCAA Division II Slippery Rock University...did not play in any games under NCAA transfer guidelines.
High School: Two-year starter at quarterback for Ambridge...Parkway Conference Offensive MVP as a senior...led team to the second round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs his senior season...played under Coach Don Yannessa...also was a three-time All-Parkway selection in baseball as an outfielder.
Personal: Shawn Ryan Besong, born 9/27/85, is the son of Robert and Bonnie Besong...has one brother...both parents were gymnasts at Pitt during the early 1980s...history major.
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