April 24, 2006

A UVa connection for 2007 WR Burd

Chesterfield, Va., Matoaca wide receiver Kris Burd (6-foot-1, 180 pounds, 4.5 seconds) is one of the top offensive players in the state of Virginia for 2007. Burd, who has been verbally offered by three schools, including Virginia, received his first written scholarship offer in the mail last week.


"I received my written offer from Virginia last week. I was excited. I knew it was coming but it was nice to hold it in my hand," said Burd.


Virginia was the first school to offer Burd verbally and now the Cavaliers are the first to offer in writing, but they won't be the last.


"Maryland and Virginia Tech have also verbally offered me a scholarship. Maryland told me that my offer was already in the mail. I am also hearing from Tennessee, Wake Forest, Penn State, North Carolina and Florida."

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