February 29, 2008

Top Texas athlete has Louisville connections

A flurry of offers have found their way into the mailbox of Plano, Texas, athlete Rex Burkhead in the last couple weeks. One of those schools sending their notice of interest to the 5-11, 191-pound prospect was Louisville and for Burkhead that offer generated a special interest because of connections to the state of Kentucky.

The question about where to use Burkhead's wide array of talents appears to have been answered by his junior season in which he tallied 1,768 yards and 29 touchdowns on 304 carries and also caught 47 passes for 523 yards and three more scores.

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