Brandon Burton Wowed By Florida State

Oct. 14 -- Gardena (Calif.) Serra athlete Brandon Burton took his second official visit this month when he checked out Florida State over the weekend...

After visiting Oklahoma a week ago, Cavalier two-way standout Brandon Burton headed South to check out Florida State. 

"That trip was incredible, it definitey gave me a lot to think about," Burton said. "I really felt comfortable there and I could easily see myself at Florida State, that could be the place for me. The environment was incredible, they love football out there and the fans and the passion everyone has was amazing.

"I think I would have a great opportunity to play early as well and potentially even start my freshman year. They like me as an athlete who could play on both sides of the ball but I would start off at safety. I would have a chance to play receiver too and when you have that kind of opportunity at a power house program like FSU, it's a pretty big deal."

Burton said it was more than just footabll that made the visit special.

"I love the city of Tallahassee, it's a great college town," Burton said. "It's a fun place to be, the weather is great and I know I would be comfortable there for the net four years. 

"I want to major in Communications and they have a great program and great connections with people. We had a Rhodes Scholar speak to us about his experience at FSU. Academics are definitely big for me and I'm comfortable from that standpoint.

"The coaches are great and I have a good relationship with Coach Brewster and Coach Kelly, my primary recruiters. Distance isn't a factor at all for me and honestly, I couldn't find any negatives about the visit, it was a great experience."

Up next for Burton is a visit to Notre Dame this coming weekend and it's possible a decision could come soon after.

"I'm going to Notre Dame this week and it's definitely a possibility I could decide shortly after the visit," Burton said. "I want to get to UCLA one more time too, I still have high interest in them.

"Then I'll evaluate my options from there and see if I should take the rest of my trips or go ahead and make a decision. I still have November trips set with Alabama and Ohio State so we'll see how it all plays out."

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