Shawn Burgess-Becker talks Gators and More

One of the most heavily recruited players for the class of 2015 is safety prospect Shawn Burgess-Becker. The 6-foot-1 and 190-pound standout talked with Scout.com about the latest.

Shawn Burgess-Becker checks in from Coconut Creek (Fla.) Monarch High School. The talented two-way standout has plenty of options moving forward with roughly a dozen offers. Alabama, Cincinnati, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, LSU, Miami, UCF and his latest offer Wisconsin are just a few that have extended scholarship offers.

"It's going good," Burgess-Becker said. "I picked up a new offer from Wisconsin recently. I also talked with Ohio State and Tennessee and they want to see my highlight tape. I am just waiting to hear from my coaches after they see my tape because they said they are probably going to offer."

Burgess-Becker is being recruited for the defensive side of the ball but he has plenty of potential at the wide receiver position.

"Most of my highlights are on defense so really wherever teams need me is where I will play. I have been playing defense for a little while so I can see myself making it on defense. Most of my teammates say I can cover and play downhill and make good plays. I just try and do my job."

Burgess-Becker was not able to visit for Florida'S Friday Night Light's but he was able to visit the Swamp the day before.

"I was up at Florida Thursday, the day before Friday Night Light's. I met with coach [Will] Muschamp and he was telling me to take my time and take some visits. He was telling me to go take some trips and make the decision for myself and no one else. Getting advice from any coach but especially the head coach is great. Coach Muschamp gets straight to the point and you dont get that from most coaches. I was with two other players from my team and my brother. He has always been a fan of Florida but tells me to go somewhere I want to go. I was a big Gator fan growing up. As I see it now I dont know how these teams will be in the future so you need to take those visits."

Check out Burgess-Becker in action from last season.

Scout.com Stats:

Burgess-Becker ended his sophomore season with 62 tackles and five interceptions.


Shawn Burgess-Becker A Wanted Man.

ScoutFootball.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


What stars will show up? Where's Will? What 2015 standouts will impress the Gators? These are just…

Forums


30 Fans online
    Join The Conversation

    Tweets