April 19, 2011
Burris earns scholar-athlete, pre-season All-America honors

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.

-Bill Paterson

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