Entering 2018 season
Physical defensive lineman who continues to get bigger in the weight room ... Also is improving his technique ... Enters 2018 third on the depth chart at left defensive end behind upperclassmen Chibu Onyeukwu and Myles Cheatum.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2017)
Redshirted his first year on The Mesa.
Won four varsity letters at Palos Verdes High School ... Totaled 221 tackles, 75 tackles for loss, 34.5 sacks and 24 quarterback hurries during his prep career, according to MaxPreps ... Enjoyed a stellar senior season for the Sea Kings, posting 98 tackles, 44 tackles for loss, 18.5 sacks and 14 QB hurries at defensive end ... Played on both sides of the ball over his final three years, compiling 46 receptions for 520 yards and nine touchdowns at the tight end position ... Scored six touchdowns as a junior on 21 catches for 177 yards ... Was twice named the Bay League's Most Valuable Player and collected all-area honors on two occasions ... Also garnered all-CIF accolades and was an all-area defensive MVP ... Helped Palos Verdes High win four consecutive conference championships ... Sea Kings also captured the CIF Southern Section Western Division crown during his sophomore season and advanced to the title game in his junior campaign ... Was a three-star recruit by ESPN and Scout, and a two-star recruit by Rivals ... Earned a grade of 82 by 247sports and a 70 by ESPN ... Was listed fifth among defensive ends in the state of California by Scout and was ranked 18th in the West ... Also played one year of varsity lacrosse as a freshman.
Shane Patrick Irwin was born May 20, 1998, in Torrance, Calif. ... Son of Kelly Irwin ... Chose San Diego State over the likes of Washington State, New Mexico, Nevada, Hawai'i, Utah State, San José State, Northern Arizona and UC Davis ... Is majoring in business administration.