//comScore:

Jacksonville high on Gulf’s Will Burbridge

Search

Twitter



MORE from our HomeTeam writers.

More Video

HomeTeam Hot Shots
Vote for the top male and female athletes from the bay area
Lindsay Boynton, softball, Steinbrenner
Anna Waller/Daniella Moreno, tennis, Academy at the Lakes
Lindsey Hall, softball, Osceola
Anessa Holes, softball, River Ridge
Hannah Pridemore, softball, Newsome
Caylie VanAuken, softball, Boca Ciega
Mosi Davis, track, Sunlake
Alex Gray, track, Admiral Farragut
Justin Hall, tennis, Armwood
Travell Harris, track, Jesuit
Peter Litsky, tennis, Shorecrest
Agie Moreno, tennis, Wiregrass Ranch
 

Facebook

 
 

Thu. January 14, 2010 | Keith Niebuhr

Gulf FB Will Burbridge is expected to make an official visit to Division I-AA Jacksonville next weekend and an offer could come soon, his coach predicted.

“We feel pretty confident in saying they’re going to offer him a full ride,” Gulf coach Jay Fulmer said.

The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Burbridge is likely to play FB or H-back in college.

Fulmer is surprised that Burbridge, who rushed for 585 yards on 70 carries last fall, isn’t getting more attention.

“I think Jacksonville makes out like a bandit if they get him,” Fulmer said. “I think he’s a steal. Nobody ever wants to recruit a fullback until they’re on the 2-yard line and they ain’t got one.”

JU is coached by former Florida Gators QB Kerwin Bell.

Bell knows all about being overlooked.

While at Mayo-Lafayette High in the early 1980s, he garnered little recruiting attention and ultimately walked on at Florida. Once there, he eventually became an All-Southeastern Conference performer.

--KEITH NIEBUHR (kniebuhr@sptimes.com)

Recruiting updates more

    Players in post

    Teams in post

    Comments

    Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours
    Loading...