Shaw is listed at 6'1" / 181 on the spring roster. The RB is up for grabs but all the other superback candidates (except for V. Smith who is 5'6") are closer to 200 lbs. Maybe his role will be more as a pass catcher out of the backfield.
"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."