The University of Akron football team received a commitment for the class of 2015 this week.



Tyler Shipman, a 6-foot-1, 240 –pound FB/DT with the Buford Wolves in Buford, Ga. verbally committed to coach Terry Bowden and the Zips, according to multiple sources.



Shipman comes from a championship football program that’s played for 9-of-13 of the state titles in Georgia high schools top AAA division.



Shipman is being looked at as primarily a defensive lineman.