Burris loves trip to Football Town

When Miles Burris visited Boise State recently, he took in a Boise State game and got to visit an area he didn't know much about. New town, new School, new Team, new Stadium, new fans.. but it was something else that impressed him the most about his visit, and that something just might make all the difference once he makes his final decision...

6-foot-3, 245-pound LB Miles Burris left Boise with a favorable impression of the staff that just might be his new coaches for the next four or five seasons.

"Their coaching staff is really awesome, said Burris, whose Grizzles just finished their season in the Sierra Foothill League of the Sac-Joaquin Section. "They are really reliable … they are great guys."

Should Burris become part of Boise State's program, his statistics could make Boise State fans hungry when he plays on defense in upcoming years. Burris led the SFL and Grizzles in tackles with 103. Do you want more statistics on Burris? He had six quarterback sacks, a fumble recovery and blocked a field goal.

Burris and the Grizzles team took second place in the SFL with a record of 4-1 and 9-3 overall. They were riding a six-game winning streak before it came to an end in the SFL finale against Del Oro, the defending league champion, 14-7. In the first round of the section's Division II playoffs, Granite Bay knocked off Burbank-Sacramento, 28-25, before eliminated to eventual section runner-up Union Mine, 20-10.

Granite Bay is known for its huge crowds; no matter if it's a home or an away game. In this city that is home to some members of the NBA's Sacramento Kings, Burris will play in front of a bigger crowd should he pick Boise State.

"The crowd is into, and everyone buys into it all," said Burris, who plans to major in business. "I just really loved everything about it; it's a football town."

Burris currently has offers from Boise State, Nevada, San Diego State, and Nebraska. He had an offer from BYU, but they were never in contention and recently withdrew their offer.

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