April 3, 2007

Burrell has Spartan offer, more to come?

2008 looks to be a good year for football talent in the Detroit Public School League. New Michigan State Head Coach Mark Dantonio and his staff are making the recruiting of the Detroit area a priority. One of the players the Spartan staff has already identified as a key recruit for the class of 2008 is Charles Burrell of Detroit Southwestern High School.

Burrell is listed as an Athlete in the Rivals.com database, but will likely make the switch to defense in college. Burrell has excellent ball skills and is not afraid of contact. Those traits are a main reason why most teams see him as a safety at the next level.

In addition to the Spartans, teams such as Michigan, Notre Dame, Indiana, Illinois and Minnesota are all in frequent contact. The Spartans are the only team that has offered him at this point, but Burrell expects that will change soon.

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