A Personal Touch for Burgess-Becker

Hoping to continue with its recent Florida recruiting hot streak, Wisconsin extended an offer to Coconut Creek (FL) Monarch junior wide receiver Shawn Burgess-Becker Sunday.

Pulling in its last two verbal commits from the state of Florida, Wisconsin is looking to capitalize on some of its recruiting successes in the Sunshine State by extending an offer to Coconut Creek (FL) Monarch junior wide receiver Shawn Burgess-Becker.

Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen extended the offer in person Sunday attending a camp down in Florida.

"I was playing catch and my coach came up to me saying he wanted to me to go over to talk to the Wisconsin coach," Burgess-Becker told Badger Nation. "I went over and talked to Coach Andersen and he said that Wisconsin would like to offer me. It was a great feeling knowing everything that I am doing and knowing I am doing something right. I would like to keep in contact with Coach Andersen and take a visit to see the campus and the other coaches."

The 6-1, 188-pound explosive playmaker talks about what he knows about the Badgers and where he would like to visit before the summer ends.

"I honestly don't know much about Wisconsin, but it will be a great experience getting to learn more about them and looking into them," said Burgess-Becker. "Hopefully I can make some visits during the summer. I don't know where I will be going, but whatever pops up, then that is where. I hope I can take a visit to Tennessee, Cincinnati and Ohio State."

Wisconsin is Burgess-Becker's 12th offer, joining Akron, Alabama, Cincinnati, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana-Lafayette, LSU, Miami, South Florida and West Virginia.

"My recruitment is going well and I am just going along with the process," Burgess-Becker said. "I am just staying focused on my game and season, but it is going good. I am still open to every team and keeping my options open."

Burgess-Becker has been studying some of the young great talent in the NFL to mold his game, but knows he still has work in the leadership department.

"I watch a lot of highlights on Julio Jones and A.J. Green," he said. "I am long and a great athlete at wide receiver. I try to put myself into position to succeed. The biggest thing I am trying to improve for my game and me is being more of a leader. Just pushing my team harder and achieving our goals. Biggest goal for us right now is to get to the playoffs."


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