Michael Burrus Receives Offer From North Dakota

Posted on December 14, 2008. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , |

By Will Cummings
Hit News @ Hit Hihghlights
  
    Papillion-LaVista South’s Michael Burrus, a consensus Nebraska First Team Super State running back, has received a full ride offer from the University of North Dakota.
   Burrus’ parents confirmed the offer to Hit News via an email sent on Saturday December 13.

   Burrus was the Class A leading rusher this past season, gaining 1826 yards on the ground to go along with is 22 TDs.

   This is the first known offer for the explosive and elusive RB who garnered late attention from college recruiters as a result of his outstanding senior season.

   Burrus’ abilities, speed and toughness are indicative of a division I back. However, his size (5-8, 165) seems to be a deterrent for  prospective  colleges.  The afformentioned  along with his relatively late arrival onto the recruiting scene are the only reasons why this outstanding back–who is also very good at catching the ball out of the backfield– has not received more attention.

“Hit News believes that Michael Burrusis a legitimate D-1 caliber back! And we all know that in the pst  there have been similar sized high school running backs who have gone on to have stellar careers at the D-1 and professional levels.

   The University of North Dakota is a division I-AA school and is a member of the Great West Conference. The Fighting Sioux finished the 2008 season with a 6-4 record.

Click the 2009 D-1 Offer Holders link at the top of the page to see all the known Nebraska full ride offered prospects.

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