Former Granite Bay High School linebacker Miles Burris, San Diego State's top male scholar-athlete this year, has been selected to the GoDaddy.com 2011 Preseason All-American third team.
The squad is presented by NationalChamps.net every year to honor the nation's best players going into the new season.
Burris is coming off a breakout junior year in which he led the Aztecs to a 9-4 finish, capped by a 35-14 win against Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl. It was the school's first bowl game victory since 1969.
Burris recorded a team-leading totals in tackles (80), tackles for a loss (20) and sacks (9.5).
He was named to the All-Mountain West Conference's first team.