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Why the Fuss about Carlos Burse?

Carlos Burse

As reported here on, the Commodores picked up a marquee name in their 2013 recruiting class on Thursday with the commitment of wide receiver Carlos Burse. Burse joins what is looking like a very promising recruiting class for VU, a class that is now ranked in the top 20 by most major scouting services. So why is Burse special, and what about his commitment is so important?

One of the biggest impacts of the Burse decision is what it represents on a national level. Vanderbilt was able to go into the state of Georgia and bring one of its top playmakers to Nashville. Any time that you can pry a recruit out from under the noses of schools like Florida, Oklahoma, and Virginia Tech (just some of the 20 scholarship offers the 4 star... Recommended Stories

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