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Minnesota Football Recruiting: LB Jaqwondis Burns signs letter of intent on Early National Signing Day 2019

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The Florida linebacker is rowing the boat to Minneapolis

Jaqwondis Burns
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6’2’’
Weight: 205

Hometown: Bradenton, FL

247 Sports Composite Rating: .8709

Power 5 Scholarship Offers: Arizona, Arkansas, Baylor, Colorado, Kansas, Kansas State, Louisville, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Purdue, Tennessee, Texas, Texas Tech, Utah, and Virginia

TDG Commitment Profile

Spring Enrollee: Yes

Scouting Report

Fleck has coveted versatility and athleticism at the linebacker position since he took the helm at Minnesota, and Burns certainly fits that mold. He is an above average athlete who can play from sideline-to-sideline and even drop back into coverage. Burns has been effective in blitz packages and can be a disruptive force in the backfield. Look no further than how the Gophers’ utilized redshirt freshman linebacker Braelen Oliver in the latter half of this season.

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