Shane Merrill signs letter of intent

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BRADY, Neb. (KNOP)- Shane Merrill will do something not many college athletes have done before, play two different sports.

Shane Merrill signing his letter of intent. (Credit:Sam Pirozzi/KNOP-TV)

A standout athlete in both football and basketball, Merrill signed his letter of intent today to play both sports at Peru State College. He also plans to pursue a degree in kinesiology and become an athletic trainer.

"My did a lot of hard work to get me into school," said Merrill when talking about his journey to get to this point. He also touched on the time he has spent with his teammates and coaches over the past four years.

"I loved every second of it. My teammates, coaches, they're the best I ever had."