May 16, 2011

Linebacker comes natural for Burgess

James Burgess, a 6-foot, 205-pound athlete from Homestead, Fla. has played the linebacker position since he first put on pads. And by already gathering almost 15 scholarship offers, including West Virginia, he fully intends on manning the position at the collegiate level.

"It's what I've done my whole life. I've played linebacker, it's my home. My father (James Burgess) played it and I was always around it as a kid," he said. "I don't think anything else fits me better for linebacker."

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